The complexity of jurisdiction in Indian Country is reviewed in historical context from the first encounters with European nations, the establishment of the United States, until today. This webinar will feature an analysis of the subsequent treaties and what they established in the recognition of tribal sovereignty.
"Veterans Treatment Courts:
Exploring Operations and Issues to Inform the Future"
A webinar by the Justice Programs Office at American University
June 25, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
In “An Approach to High Lethality Domestic Violence Offenders: The Accountability Court Model,” supervising officers, judges, and attorneys will be exposed to the important elements of risk assessment, monitoring, communication, and community stakeholders in the function of supervising high-lethality offenders in a high-lethality accountability court or on a specialized domestic violence high-risk caseload.
Course objectives include:
The “National Institute on the Prosecution of Domestic Violence” (NIPDV) is a three-and-a-half-day interactive training that explores the complex issues that arise in intimate partner violence cases. The Institute challenges prosecutors to exercise sound judgment and creativity in their efforts to hold offenders accountable while minimizing the burdens that the criminal justice process places on victims. The curriculum focuses on the importance of evidence-based prosecution and includes the following topics:
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program 2019 Competitive Grant has been announced! Join Gregory Torain, BJA Policy Advisor, for a webinar to review the fiscal year 2019 solicitation guidelines. He will provide a detailed explanation of the application requirements and will be available to answer specific questions.
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe's adult Healing to Wellness Court requested a refresher training for some of their new staff. This organically blossomed into a regional training for all of the area-tribes, with a particular focus on the opioid epidemic and medication-assisted treatment, as well as engaging social services and child welfare.