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US Senators Tester and Franken introduce Criminal Justice Reform Bill for Indian Country

 


WASHINGTON – Senators Jon Tester and Al Franken are pushing for criminal justice reform in Indian Country by introducing new legislation to further establish and fund treatment courts in Indian Country.

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts adjudicate cases involving alcohol or drug crimes through an extensive supervision and treatment program. These courts focus specifically on holding offenders accountable while also rehabilitating them and getting them the treatment, counseling and community support.

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