Justice Department Selects First Indian Country Legal Fellow

Charisse ArceCharisse Arce was recently chosen by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., from a large pool of highly talented and qualified individuals, as the first Gaye L. Tenoso Indian Country Legal Fellow.

Arce of Bristol Bay, will serve a three-year term in the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of Arizona. She will be assigned to the district’s Indian Country Crime Section and will spend a portion of her term appointed to the Pascua Yaqui tribal prosecutor’s office.

The Gaye L. Tenoso Indian Country Fellowship is apart of the Attorney General’s Honors Program and named in honor of the late Department of Justice attorney who built a long and distinguished career that spanned 30 years. Tenoso was an expert in Federal Indian Law and was an exceptionally effective advisor on litigation and policy matters. She worked tirelessly for American Indian women’s rights including the Violence Against Women Act of 2013. Throughout her storied career she mentored legal interns and acted as an inspiration and guide to many young attorneys.

Read more here:  http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/12/26/justice-department-selects-first-indian-country-legal-fellow-158456

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5 Responses to Justice Department Selects First Indian Country Legal Fellow

  1. vitaminlover says:

    I know that this doesn’t matter but she is pretty.

  2. rikyrah says:

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS WONDERFULLY TALENTED WOMAN!!

  3. Charisse Arce worked tirelessly for American Indian women’s rights including the Violence Against Women Act of 2013.

    ***************
    I salute her!

  4. This is what’s up!

    Congratulations, Charisse Arce!

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