Adjudication / Courts

NCJA Webinar Reframing Public Defense

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA), the Department of Justice’s Access to Justice Initiative (ATJ) and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA), Reframing Public Defense builds off of the 2013 Strengthening Public Defense: Understanding State and Federal Resources webinar.

Please join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) for their March Final Fridays webinar, Smart Strategies to Prioritize Resources & Public Safety: Prosecution Led Diversion & Deferred Prosecution Programs. The webinar will be held on Friday, March 28 from 3 – 4 p.m. EST. Participants will learn how diverting or deferring prosecution of criminal offenders can be a smart strategy for prioritizing prosecution resources, improving public safety, and giving qualified candidates an important second chance.

The Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recently released a new publication, Implementing the Recommendations of the National Symposium on Pretrial Justice: The 2013 Progress Report, which outlines the specific recommendations given during the 2011 National Symposium and the previous year’s progress towards adoption of these recommendations.

APA’s Final Fridays Webinar: Smart Strategies to Prioritize Resources & Public Safety

Please join us for March’s Final Fridays webinar, “Smart Strategies to Prioritize Resources & Public Safety: Prosecution Led Diversion & Deferred Prosecution Programs”, to be held on Friday, March 28th from 3:00-4:00 pm (EDT). Diverting or deferring prosecution of criminal offenders can be a smart strategy for prioritizing prosecution resources, improving public safety, and giving qualified candidates an important “second chance”. More and more prosecutors are developing a broader variety of such programs to fit the specialized needs of their offenders and their jurisdictions.

Community Justice 2014: International Summit

The summit will provide an opportunity for practitioners from both inside and outside the justice system, including judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, probation officials, court administrators, police, clinical staff, and non-profit organizations to learn about a range of topics, including best practices in procedural justice, risk/needs assessment, alternative sanctions, and community restitution.

National White Collar Crime Center

For over 40 years, the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) has provided comprehensive training programs to help law enforcement professionals master the principles, concepts, and skills needed to fight cyber and economic crime.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • NW3C: Economic, High-Technology, White Collar, and Internet Crime Prevention National Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Economic, Cyber, and High TTA Program

Tribal Law and Policy Institute

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) is a 100% Native American operated non-profit corporation organized to design and deliver education, research, training, and technical assistance programs which promote the enhancement of justice in Indian country and the health, well-being, and culture of Native peoples.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Enhancing Tribal and/or State Collaborations
  • Tribal Healing to Wellness Court TTA

University of North Dakota

The University of North Dakota, as a member of the North Dakota University System, serves the state, the country, and the world community through teaching, research, creative activities, and service. State-assisted, the university’s work depends also on federal, private, and corporate sources. With other research universities, the university shares a distinctive responsibility for the discovery, development, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Tribal Justice Systems Infrastructure Program Supplement
  • Tribal Justice Capacity Development Training and Technical Assistance

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation's criminal defense lawyers to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or other misconduct. 

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • NACDL FY 18 National Training and Technical Assistance: Capital Case Litigation Initiative
  • Wrongful Conviction Review TTA Initiative

National District Attorney's Association

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) was formed in 1950 by local prosecutors to give a focal point to advance their causes and issues at the national level. NDAA representatives regularly meet with the Department of Justice, members of Congress, and other national associations to represent the views of prosecutors to influence federal and national policies and programs that affect law enforcement and prosecution.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • NDAA Capital Litigation Improvement Initiative

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