TTA News & Information

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is now offering doctoral students the opportunity to gain experience and professional development with its annual assistantship.

Highly qualified students will be able to obtain research experience by working across offices and program areas within NIJ. NIJ will provide funds to participating universities to pay salaries and other costs.

To apply for this opportunity, candidates must submit:

The Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) is funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and supported by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research. The COAP Resource Center provides many opportunities for state, local, and tribal stakeholders to address the opioid epidemic in their communities through policy efforts and practical solutions. 

Resources available include:

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) for their webinar “Mitigating Mental Health Defenses” on November 18, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET. First Assistant Ed McCann of the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Office will explore various mental health defenses in capital cases and how prosecutors can effectively counter them.