Join the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC) and its partners for National Reentry Week on April 26–30, 2021. They will be sharing resources, including on-demand webinars, podcasts, and publications throughout the week. Each day will focus on a different topic: employment and education, behavioral health and housing, youth and family, making reentry work, and evaluation.

The Inaugural JPLI Leadership Summit (Virtual)

Join the Council of State Governments Justice Center for their Judges Psychiatrist Leadership Initiative (JPLI) Leadership Summit on May 12, 2021 at 8:00–9:30 p.m. ET. The event will be “an evening celebrating judicial and psychiatric leadership to improve outcomes for people with behavioral health needs.

Webinar: A Tiger is Not a Pet – Exotics and the Law

Join the Association for Prosecuting Attorneys for their webinar “A Tiger is Not a Pet: Exotics and the Law” on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will discuss exotic animal laws and other topics relevant to prosecuting exotic animal cases.  

Presenters: Tammy Thies, Founder & Executive Director of the Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minnesota ( and Pine County Attorney Reese Frederickson

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many courts worked to switch to a virtual format, while criminal court cases became backlogged. This problem has continued throughout the pandemic to the point that some courts face such a large backlog that some cases may need to be dropped. To help address this challenge and others related to virtual courts and backlogged cases, the Prosecutors’ Center for Excellence published the report “Prosecutor Backlog Causes, Data and Solutions” in January 2021.

Body-Worn Camera Footage: What do we do with all of that evidence? (Part II)

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) launched the Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy and Implementation Program (PIP) in FY 2015 to assist law enforcement agencies in enhancing or implementing BWC programs. PIP’s primary goals are to improve public safety, reduce crime, and improve trust between police and the citizens they serve.

Webinar – Juvenile Sex Offenders: Navigating Risk of Re-Offending and Treatment

Join the National District Attorneys Association and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s National Training and Technical Assistance Center for their webinar “Juvenile Sex Offenders: Navigating Risk of Re-Offending and Treatment” on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. ET. This webinar, geared toward prosecutors, will focus on the evaluation and treatment of juvenile sex offenders in the context of considering risks to public safety as well as rehabilitation of the juvenile.

Webinar – Remote Justice: International Perspectives On Video Court

Join the National Legal Aid & Defender Association, Center for Court Innovation, and Fair Trials for their webinar “Remote Justice: International Perspectives on Video Court” on Thursday, April 29, 11:00 a.m. ET. During this webinar, panelists will discuss the past, present, and future use of video in criminal courtrooms around the world.


Webinar – The Science of Infectious Disease Transmission: What Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Should Know

Join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys for their webinar “The Science of Infectious Disease Transmission: What Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Should Know” on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET. Dr. David Wohl of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine will discuss the transmission of infectious diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis C, tuberculosis, and COVID-19, presenting facts and dispelling misconceptions to help prosecutors, law enforcement, and allied professionals understand what they may prosecute or encounter in the field.

AEquitas is the lead training and technical assistance (TTA) provider for the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Innovative Prosecution Solutions (IPS) initiative. As part of the IPS initiative, AEquitas developed an IPS website that provides helpful information to prosecutors’ offices responding to their communities’ violent crime problems.