Adjudication / Courts

APA's 9th National Prosecution Summit: Innovative Prosecution and Community Safety

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA), in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Center for Court Innovation (CCI), will host the 9th National Prosecution Summit: Innovative Prosecution and Community Safety from September 22-24, 2014 in Dallas, TX. The summit and lodging will take place at the Adolphus Hotel.  **Please register.**

NCJA Webinar: A Conversation with Laurie Robinson and Alfred Blumstein

This webinar will feature an interactive conversation with former Assistant Attorney General Laurie Robinson, Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University and Professor Alfred Blumstein, J. Erik Jonsson University Professor of Urban Systems and Operations Research and Former Dean of the Heinz College of Carnegie Mellon University and chair of the OJP Science Advisory Board

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

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

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.