Through a pilot program, the Office of Violence Against Women is providing funding for the new position. David Adams, the tribal prosecutor at Laguna Pueblo, will be focusing on Indian Country crimes.
“I think a lot of people will be pleased to see this,” Corrine Sanchez of Tewa Women United told The Albuquerque Journal. “There is still such a huge lack of prosecution on the U.S. attorney’s side on sexual assaults.”Get the Story:
U.S. Attorney To Hire Tribal Prosecutor (The Albuquerque Journal 6/1)