The CPN District Court oversees criminal, civil, Indian Child Welfare and juvenile proceedings under the direction of Chief District Judge Philip Lujan and Associate District Judges Robert Wiley and William Davis. A small group of talented behind-the-scenes staff members ensure the court carries out its duties.
This article is submitted by CPN Tribal Legislator Eva Marie Carney and appears as it did in the Women’s Bar Association of D.C. April newsletter. As a Native American woman and lawyer who follows tribal sovereignty and constitutional law developments, as well as initiatives to deter intimate partner violence, two cases pending before the U.S. Read More »
The need for court staff and officials to be aware of the latest advances in legal and technological practices when running a court is imperative for those who are subject to its rulings. Thanks in part to a grant worth $100,000 a year from the Administration for Children and Families, the CPN Tribal Court is Read More »