• NEWS: Why Tribes Should Have the Power to Enforce Strict Coronavirus Policies

    Matthew L.M. Fletcher is Professor of Law at Michigan State University College of Law and Director of the Indigenous Law and Policy Center.

    The Atlantic magazine just published Why Tribes Should Have the Power to Enforce Strict Coronavirus Policies, by Professor Matthew Fletcher of Michigan State University. There are extremely high stakes involved if nonmembers flout tribal stay-at-home orders. While Fletcher isn’t given the space to address all the facets of the issue, it is true that a community-focused approach, like that encouraged by peace circles, would be better suited to handle public health emergencies. In the meantime, under the current system, tribes are forced to do the best they to protect everyone within their reach.

    For the full article, please click on the link here: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/07/tribes-coronavirus-enforcement/614242/