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Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Grants, Training and Technical Assistance - (TCCLA TTA) - #16.815

Applicants for Tribal Legal Assistance Grants in Category I (civil cases) and II (criminal cases) are limited to tribal and non-tribal non-profit entities that provide legal assistance services for Indian tribes, members of Indian tribes, or tribal justice systems in tribal court forums pursuant to Federal poverty guidelines. Tribal justice systems are defined as the entire judicial branch, and members of Indian tribes, dispute resolution forums and other culturally relevant justice approaches, trial courts, appellate courts, inter-tribal courts, alternative dispute resolution systems, and circuit rider systems, established by inherent tribunal authority whether or not they constitute a court of record. Under Category I, applications are solicited to provide civil legal assistance services for Indian tribes, members of Indian tribes and tribal justice systems within tribal court forums, pursuant to the Federal poverty guidelines. Under Category II, applications are solicited to provide criminal legal assistance services for Indian tribes, members of Indian tribes and tribal justice systems within tribal court forums, pursuant to the Federal poverty guidelines. Criminal legal assistance services may include adult criminal actions, juvenile delinquency actions, and guardian-ad-litem appointments arising out of criminal or delinquency acts. Applicants for Tribal Justice Advocacy Training and Technical Assistance Grants in Category III are limited to national or regional membership organizations and associations whose membership or a membership section consists of judicial system personnel within tribal justice systems. Judicial personnel are defined as any judge, magistrate, court counselor, court clerk, court administrator, bailiff, probation officer, officer of the court, dispute resolution facilitator, or other official, employee, or volunteer within the tribal judicial system.




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