Adjudication / Courts

Planning and Implementing Indigent Defense Programs Under TLOA

This event will provide practical guidance to tribal communities on planning for and/or implementing an Indigent Defense program in their communities while being mindful of the provisions of the TLOA.  Participants will leave this training with an action plan to guide them after the training.

 For more information about this event, please contact BJA NTTAC at BJANTTAC@ojp.usdoj.gov

On-site Technical Assistance to Legal Aid of Wyoming

This event is for the provision of on-site technical assistance designed to map the processes of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribal courts to enhance the services that can be provided by the Legal Aid of Wyoming.  This process will allow for better communication, understanding, and provision of legal counsel.

 For more information about this event, please contact BJA NTTAC at BJANTTAC@ojp.usdoj.gov

Please join the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) webinar, The Evidence Behind Pretrial: Enhancing the Use of Data-Driven Decision-Making on Thursday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m. EST. This webinar will feature a high-level discussion with leading experts on research about pretrial detention, risk assessment, and the impact of decision-making on public safety, fairness, and cost-effectiveness. Participants will hear from two pretrial service agencies with experience implementing and using risk assessments to make data-driven decisions related to pretrial release and supervision.

Please join the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) webinar, Reframing Public Defense. The webinar will take place on Thursday, May 15 from 3:00 p.m.– 4:30 p.m. EST and is part of a series of webinars which seek to help the court and public defense community enhance their competitiveness for local, state and federal funding.

NCJA Webinar The Evidence Behind Pretrial: Enhancing the Use of Data-Driven Decision-Making

The Evidence Behind Pretrial: Enhancing the Use of Data-Driven Decision-Making will feature a high-level discussion with leading experts on what research says about pretrial detention, risk assessment, and the impact of decision-making on public safety, fairness, and cost-effectiveness. In addition, attendees will hear from two pretrial service agencies with experience implementing and using risk assessments to make data-driven decisions related to pretrial release and supervision.

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.

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