Senior Program Manager, Tribal Justice Exchange
Alisha Morrison is a senior program manager for the Center for Court Innovation’s Tribal Justice Exchange, which seeks to promote the sharing of information between state and tribal courts and provides technical assistance to tribes seeking to develop or enhance their justice systems. Alisha works with tribal courts to assist with justice system needs assessments, strategic planning projects and implementation of problem-solving practices. Additionally, she is currently involved in tribal justice projects such as the development of a tribal Risk-Need-Responsivity tool for tribal courts and the development of court-based materials for Native child victims and witnesses. Before joining the Center, Alisha worked as a program specialist for the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy program at the James E. Rogers College of Law where she supported recruitment and retention initiatives for Native law students and worked with the program’s Tribal Justice Clinic and International Human Rights Advocacy Workshop. Alisha holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Arizona, with a minor in Adolescents, Community and Education, and a J.D. with concentrations in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy and Family Law from the University of Arizona College of Law. She is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and she is licensed to practice law in Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court and the state of New York.