October 4, 2019
Indian tribe awards UCLA Law $1.3M to help develop legal institutions
Author: Marilyn Chavez-Martinez
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians awarded over $1.3 million to the UCLA School of Law for its Tribal Legal Development Clinic.
The clinic will focus on up to four legal projects each year under the terms of the grant. The Band of Mission Indians are a federally recognized Indian tribe located on the San Manuel Indian Reservation, according to a UCLA Law press release.
The projects will focus on improving state tribal legal institutions and developing juvenile courts, among other things. The