Adjudication / Courts

Mississippi Public Defense Training

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.

Attending the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting? The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) invites you to visit our booth (#8) to learn about the no-cost training and technical assistance we offer justice agencies.

The American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting - The Politics of Crime & Justice

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

 

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.

Impact Justice

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

National Legal Aid and Defender Association

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

Defensive Tactics Training for Tribal Probation Officers and Court Bailiffs

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.

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