The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, will be hosting the Community Justice 2016 International Summit in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, April 13 through Friday, April 15, 2016.
NACDL will present a program titled "Taking the Fear out of Forensics" for indigent defenders in Mississippi. Defenders in Tennessee, Louisiana, and Alabama are also welcome to attend. The seminar will take place on March 17-18, 2015 at the University of Mississippi School of Law in Oxford, MS (pending BJA conference approval). The program is free and open only to public defenders and private assigned counsel in Missisippi.
More information, including a draft agenda and link to register, can be found online at www.nacdl.org/Oxford.
The American Society of Criminology is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.
Courts, Community Engagement and Innovative Practices in a Changing Landscape
Anaheim Marriott Hotel
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance and the California Administrative Office of the Courts, will host Community-Based Alternatives in a Changing Landscape on December 4, 2015 to coincide with Beyond the Bench 23.
Reinvesting in Justice: What Comes Next?
The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, will host Reinvesting in Justice: What Comes Next? on November 12, 2015 at Dallas City Hall.
Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center based in Oakland, California and Washington, DC. Impact Justice is committed to reducing the number of people involved in our criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for successful reentry, and attending to crime victims' needs.
Active BJA Funded Project(s):
FY19 Site-Based PREA Support Implementation
The National PREA Resource Center
Continuation of TTA for PREA Implementation Nationwide
National PREA Resource Center Continuation
Founded in 1911, NLADA is America’s oldest and largest nonprofit association devoted
to excellence in the delivery of legal services to those who cannot afford counsel. NLADA has a
long history of providing technical assistance, including seminal systems evaluations,
training, and toolkits to promote excellence in state and local public defense delivery systems.
NLADA team devoted to this project bring extensive technical assistance and evaluation
experience, as well as a wealth of field experience in public defense delivery. NLADA is a
Active BJA Funded Project(s):
FY18 Sixth Amendment TTA Supplement
Supplemental Funding to Support Smart Defense Training and Technical Assistance
Through NCCJD’s national information and referral process, we continue to see cases of sex offenses by people with I/DD that are well outside the stereotypical instances portrayed by the media.
This course is designed for Tribal Probations Officers (POs) and Court Bailiffs who may encounter a violent or resistive subjects during the course of their duties. The course focuses on establishing the legal justification for using force, as well as providing instruction on situational desirability and justification, threat assessment opportunities, officer vs. subject factors, and communication techniques. Participants will be trained in the Disturbance Resolution Model which provides a framework for determining what level of force is necessary and reasonable in varying situations.