Adjudication/Courts

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-Federal-State-Local Collaborations
  • Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Enhancing Tribal and/or State Collaborations
  • Tribal Healing to Wellness Court TTA

National American Indian Court Judges Association

The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) is a national association comprised of tribal justice personnel and others devoted to supporting and strengthening tribal justice systems through education, information-sharing, and advocacy. NAICJA is a nonprofit corporation established in 1969 as a corporation in the State of Delaware following the enactment of the federal Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968. The Act required tribes to follow certain requirements similar to those in the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • NAICJA TCCLA FY18-20 Category 3: Holistic Defense Pilot TTA
  • Tribal Justice System Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • National Tribal Justice Resource Center

National Judicial College

As a leading provider of judicial education to our nation’s judges, the National Judicial College (NJC) has also become a leading resource for government agencies seeking assistance with judicial-related projects and programs. The NJC presents an average of 21-30 federal grant programs annually. Grant-related projects range in scope and complexity from providing national resources on capital litigation improvement issues, to developing publications and technical assistance on caseflow management and sentencing sex offender initiatives.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • The National Judicial College''s National Tribal Judicial Center, Tribal Judicial Institute at U of ND, and the Tribal Justice Exchange at Center for Court Innovation Proposal BJA FY2019

National Association of Drug Court Professionals

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation founded in 1994 by pioneers from the first 12 drug courts in the nation.

This extraordinary group of innovative judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and clinical professionals created a common sense approach to improving the justice system by using a combination of judicial monitoring and effective treatment to compel drug-using offenders to change their lives.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Adult Drug Court Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
  • Adult Drug Court Training Initiative
  • Veterans Treatment Court Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
  • Adult Drug Court Planning Initiative
  • Adult Drug Court Planning Initiative

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):

  • Justice For All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Capital Case Litigation Initiative, Providing Training and Technical Assistance to Capital Defense Attorneys
  • Wrongful Conviction Review TTA Initiative

Council of State Governments

THE COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS

Founded in 1933, The Council of State Governments (CSG) is the nation’s only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This offers unparalleled international, national, and regional opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate, and create problem-solving partnerships. CSG's national headquarters is in Lexington, Kentucky.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Supporting Health, Home, and Family for Comprehensive Reentry
  • FY 19 Data-Led Governing
  • Establishing a JMHCP CBP TTA Center to support and lead the field in fostering cross-system responses to people with MI/CMISA in the CJ system
  • National TTA for Law Enforcement Responses to MHD/IDD
  • Providing comprehensive and responsive TTA to JMHCP grantees to advance collaborative responses to people with MI/CMISA in the CJ system
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: TTA Supplemental Funding
  • Enhancing Reentry Efforts in Tribal Communities
  • Innovations in Supervision Initiative - JC
  • NRRC 2018
  • Training and Technical Assistance and Web-based Resources to Enhance Tribal Court Systems
  • FY 17 Justice Reinvestment Initiative State-Level Technical Assistance (Supplement)

Advocates for Human Potential Inc

For more than 30 years, Advocates for Human Potential, Inc., (AHP) has worked passionately to improve health systems and business operations through research and evaluation, training and technical assistance (TTA), and professional consulting, with the goal of helping organizations and individuals reach their full potential. Learn more at www.ahpnet.com.  

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • COAP Category 2 National TTA Provider
  • Advocates for Human Potential (AHP) - Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Training and Technical Assistance for COAP

Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, Inc.

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, Inc. (APA) is incorporated in the commonwealth of Virginia and headquartered in Washington, D.C. The association is a nonprofit charitable organization that is supported by member contributions as well as government grants and funding from both foundations and the private sector. Prosecutors direct the organization through a volunteer board of directors led by the Chair of the Board, Jackson County, Missouri Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and Vice Chairman, Multnomah County, Oregon District Attorney Rod Underhill.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • The application is for a national training and technical assistance project to assist prosecutors with capital case litigation.

Community Resources for Justice

The Crime and Justice Institute (CJI) bridges the gap between research and practice with data-driven solutions that drive bold, transformative improvements in criminal and juvenile justice systems. CJI works with local, state, tribal, and national criminal justice organizations, providing nonpartisan policy analysis, implementation consulting, capacity building assistance, and research services to advance evidence-based practices and create systems-level change.

Some of CJI’s major projects include:

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: State Level Technical Assistance (Supplement)

Center for Court Innovation

The Center for Court Innovation seeks to help create a more effective and humane justice system by designing and implementing operating programs, performing original research, and providing reformers around the world with the tools they need to launch new strategies.

Operating Programs

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Center for Court Innovation: National Community Court Initiative
  • Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court Technical Assistance Program
  • Tribal Risk/Need Assessment Tool
  • FY18 Sixth Amendment TTA
  • FY 17 Price of Justice Training and Technical Assistance
  • Adult Drug Court State-Based Drug Court TTA
  • National Problem-Solving Justice Initiative

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