Michael Cotter http://mtpr.org en Justice officials meet to address impacts of violence on Native children http://mtpr.org/post/justice-officials-meet-address-impacts-violence-native-children <p>A federal Department of Justice advisory committee studying issues related to children's' exposure to violence in Native American or Alaska Native communities is meeting this week in Florida.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Montana U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter is there to share details about a pilot project taking place among the Chippewa Cree Tribe on Eastern Montana's Rocky Boy Reservation.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:37:59 +0000 Edward O'Brien 17726 at http://mtpr.org Justice officials meet to address impacts of violence on Native children Dispute between Missoula county attorney and feds could still end up in court http://mtpr.org/post/dispute-between-missoula-county-attorney-and-feds-could-still-end-court <p>Missoula county attorney Fred Van Valkenburg is willing to negotiate a "memorandum of understanding" with the federal Justice department, as a way of resolving DOJ's concerns about the way the county attorney's office has handled past sexual assault investigations.&nbsp;&nbsp; The offer is contained in a letter written by Van Valkenburg and sent to U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:03:55 +0000 Sally Mauk 13484 at http://mtpr.org Dispute between Missoula county attorney and feds could still end up in court