• BTM115


This course focuses on the administration of tribal courts in Alaska and the role of the tribal court clerk. Key concepts and strategies related to the effective administration and operation of tribal justice systems in Alaska will be discussed.

Unit 1

  1. Introduction and Overview
  2. Variety Of Tribal Courts
  3. Qualifications of Tribal Court Clerks
  4. Ethics Standards for Tribal Court Clerks
  5. Knowledge of Applicable Laws
  6. Impartiality and Confidentiality
  7. Legal Do’s and Don’ts

Unit 2

  1. Introduction and Overview
  2. Court Forms
  3. Filing and Court Record Retention
  4. Court Calendar
  5. Notice of Hearings and Due Process

Unit 3

  1. Introduction and Overview
  2. Role of the Clerk During the Hearing

Unit 4

  1. Introduction and Overview
  2. Drafting Orders
  3. Tribal Court Finances
  4. Appeals
  5. Relations to Other Courts and Agencies

TM 115

Tribal Management