The Southwest Center for Law and Policy

About Southwest Center for Law and Policy

The Southwest Center for Law and Policy (SWCLAP) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Since 2002, SWCLAP has been providing legal training and technical assistance, on a national level, to OVW grantees serving American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims of sexual and domestic violence, stalking, elder abuse, teen dating violence, firearms violence, and abuse of persons with disabilities.

 
 
 
Admission has opened, to download application click this LINK.
For more information & application contact:
Arlene O'Brien at 520-623-8192
or email info@nttconline.org
 
 

 

SWCLAP is the parent organization of the:

Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations, Services, Training, Access, and Resources- SAFESTAR
National Tribal Trial College - NTTC
The National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault - NICCSA
SWCLAP works with the Office on Violence Against Women to develop and deliver three annual two-day new grantee orientation conferences for award recipients of OVW’s CTAS funding.

 

Additional Upcoming Free Legal Training Institutes National Tribal Trial College (NTTC)

  • Effective Litigation of Protection Orders for American Indian/Alaska Victims (scheduled for Anchorage, Alaska  April 2015 and focusing on the special needs of Alaska Native victims)
  • Legal and Victim Advocacy for Special Needs American Indian/Alaska Native Victims of Sexual Violence: Seriously Mentally Ill and Cognitively Impaired Victims (With or Without a History of Substance and/or Alcohol Abuse) (scheduled for June 2015 in Boston, MA - Harvard School of Law)
  • Litigating and Asserting Victim Rights in Tribal, State, Federal, and CFR Courts: (scheduled for Sept. 2015 in Tucson, AZ)

 

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New Publications from Southwest Center For Law And Policy:

Tribal Law Enforcement Protocol Resources: Sexual Assault

Prosecutor Sexual Assault Protocol: Resource Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Prosecutor Protocols on Responding to Sexual Assault
Creative Civil Remedies Against Non-Indian Offenders In Indian Country
Sex Offender Registration And Notification In Indian Country

 

Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009

 

Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009

 

 

Important SORNA/Adam Walsh Act Updates for Tribes:

Final DOJ SORNA Guidelines

SORNA Substantial Implementation Checklist

 

Stop by and visit!

475 South Stone Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85701

 

Feel free to contact us for training or technical assistance.

The Southwest Center For Law And Policy is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization providing legal training and technical assistance to tribal communities and to organizations and agencies serving Native people.

We are the host of the National Tribal Trial College providing free legal training for Attorneys, Judges, Law Enforcement, Advocates and Community Members on:
 
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Stalking
  • Dating/Relationship Violence
  • Firearms Violence
  • Abuse Of Elders
  • Abuse Of Persons With Disabilities
  • Victims' Rights
  • Sex Offender Registration and Notification
  • Forensic Evidence
  • Tribal Court Trial Skills


List of OVW Approved Training Modules

 

For more information about our upcoming free conferences, click here.


Southwest Center For Law And Policy
475 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85701
Tel: (520) 623-8192 | Fax: (520) 623-8246
info@swclap.org


This project is supported by grant numbers 2008-TA-AX-K013 and 2007-TA-AX-K001 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. Points of view expressed on this website are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the position of the Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. Materials contained on this site as well as links to other sites should not be construed as legal information, legal advice, legal representation, or any form of endorsement or recommendation. All materials within these web pages are copyrighted. (c) Southwest Center For Law And Policy and Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. All rights reserved.