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SCOTUS Examines The Jurisdictional Maze Hamstringing Tribal Law Enforcement

Zia Pueblo Gov. Jerome Lucero, who is also an officer with the Pueblo's police department, says he doesn't always have the authority to police travelers passing through Zia land on U.S. highway 550.
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Zia Pueblo Gov. Jerome Lucero, who is also an officer with the Pueblo's police department, says he doesn't always have the authority to police travelers passing through Zia land on U.S. highway 550.

U.S. Highway 550 runs from Montrose, Colo., to Bernailillo, N.M. If you drive all 300 miles of it, you'll weave in and out of tribal land more than a...

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