This module will provide a basic understanding of Public Law 280 (PL280), its history and its current applications or effects in PL280 states. Knowing that PL280 has a variety of nuances depending on the state, this module will give a broad overview of PL280 jurisdictions and law enforcement practices aided or encumbered by PL280, and will cover practical applications for better understanding tribal and state rights within the law.

OVERVIEW OF LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • The participant will have a basic understanding of PL280 and its history.
  • The participant will learn which government- tribal, state, or federal- has jurisdiction in different scenarios.
  • The participant will understand the practical applications of PL280.
  • The participant will understand his or her role within PL280.

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