Adjudication/Courts

Capital Litigation Webinar: Strategic Case Analysis - The Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Join us August 24 at 3pm ET for an in-depth look at the prosecution of the Ahmaud Arbery case, featuring lead prosecutor Linda Dunikoski of the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office. There will be an opportunity towards the end of the presentation for attendees to ask questions of the speaker. This webinar is part of the Capital Case Litigation Improvement project funded by BJA. This webinar is open only to active prosecutors and prosecution teams (including prosecution victim witness coordinators and investigators).

NADCP Conference: Rise 24

Since 1995, NADCP has convened the only national conference for treatment court professionals. Over the past 27 years, our numbers have grown to include a wide array of public health and public safety leaders working to expand treatment for people with substance use and mental health disorders who become involved in the legal system.

What remains constant is the unparalleled education, networking, and fellowship enjoyed by every attendee!

NADCP Conference: Rise 23

Since 1995, NADCP has convened the only national conference for treatment court professionals. Over the past 27 years, our numbers have grown to include a wide array of public health and public safety leaders working to expand treatment for people with substance use and mental health disorders who become involved in the legal system.

What remains constant is the unparalleled education, networking, and fellowship enjoyed by every attendee!

NADCP Conference: Rise 22

Now in its 27th year, RISE annually convenes leaders in public health and public safety for four energizing days of education, innovation, and collaboration.

At RISE22, you will learn from the brightest minds in treatment, law, and recovery while interacting with justice innovators from across the globe. From cutting-edge resources to unparalleled networking, RISE22 is the premier conference event of the year for anyone working at the intersection of addiction, mental health, and justice reform. 

National Sheriffs' Association Annual Conference

The NSA Annual Conference is one of the largest of its kind and displays products and equipment relevant to every facet of police work, jails, prisoner transport, and courtroom security. Exhibitors, therefore, contribute in large measure to the overall success of the conference. There are also numerous seminars and workshops covering all aspects of the duties and responsibilities for sheriffs’ offices, including, but not limited to, law enforcement, jail operations, service of process, transportation of prisoners, and court & judicial security.

Last month, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) published a legal guide describing the significance of substance withdrawal supervision in jails and the laws protecting people in jails. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 63 percent of incarcerated adults have substance use disorders, compared to 5 percent of adults who are not incarcerated.

NLERSP Webinar - Vehicle Pursuits: Considerations for Improving Officer and Public Safety

Vehicle pursuits pose significant risk of harm to not only the officers and subjects involved, but to every other person traveling on or near the roadways. While some pursuits may be unavoidable, law enforcement must recognize these risks and take action to reduce the possibility of harm. This webinar will explore data on police vehicle pursuits and discuss how policies, technology, and changes in organizational leadership and culture can increase safety for law enforcement officers and communities.

This month, the National Institute of Justice published a report based on a review and rating by CrimeSolutions of multiple meta-analyses. Substance use disorders, which include substance dependence and abuse, have a tremendous impact on individuals, families, and communities. For patients, trauma-informed care offers the opportunity to engage more fully in their health care, develop a trusting relationship with their provider, and improve long-term health outcomes.

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