UCLA’s Carole Goldberg appointed to serve on Commission by President Obama

UCLA law professor Carole Goldberg has been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Tribal Law and Order Commission. The Commission is tasked with improving public safety on Indian lands by lowering domestic violence and sexual assault rates s well as alcohol and drug abuse.

Goldberg has been a member of the UCLA faculty since 1972. She currently teaches courses in civil procedure, federal Indian law and tribal legal systems. In addition, she is a Justice of the Hualapai Court of Appaels and has previously served as the Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School.

The Tribal law and Order Commission was created in July 2010 when President Obama signed the Tribal law and Order Act of 2010.