OJJDP NTTAC Webinar - Legal Challenges to Medical Testimony

Medical testimony at trial can be impacted in many ways. Pretrial motions and challenges at trial can shape and potentially narrow the scope of the intended testimony. This session will cover those legal issues, discussing common pretrial motions including Daubert, Frye and hearsay challenges. The speakers will review the components of a variety of motions and identify the ways in which forensic nurses and other medical professionals can discuss their professional roles and responsibilities so as to not inadvertently limit their capacity to testify at trial.

Attending the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) 2015 Annual Conference and Exposition? The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) invites you to visit our booth (#1131), on Monday, June 29, and Tuesday, June 30, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. to learn about the free justice-related training and technical assistance (TTA) we offer to make your community safer.

2015 National Sheriffs' Association Annual Conference and Exposition

The National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) 2015 Winter Conference is designed to convene NSA’s most active sheriffs and share resources related to education, training, and current criminal justice topics.

Be sure to stop by the BJA NTTAC/Office of Justice Programs Diagnostic Center exhibit booth on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to learn how your agency can request no-cost training and technical assistance (TTA).

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Center for Court Innovation (CCI) are seeking responses to a request for proposals (RFP) from criminal courts interested in being assessed for their use of procedural justice practices. Four courts will be selected to receive an on-site assessment and recommendations. The ultimate goal is to advance procedural justice by:

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is seeking responses to a request for proposal (RFP) to provide technical assistance (TA) to BJA. Through this RFP, BJA NTTAC will commission a white paper to examine the current use of risk assessment in sentencing at the state and local judiciary levels.