This Community of Practice webinar is one of a series of monthly webinars meant to encourage open dialog among participants. All phone lines/microphones are open to allow participants to ask questions and discuss the topic with each other, with facilitators guiding the conversation. This is funded by award 2016-IC-BX-K002 for the Tribal Justice Systems Planning Project.
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National Center for School Safety
A former prosecutor and a high-tech crime attorney will square off in several rounds of debate on whether, and how, law enforcement can obtain evidence stored electronically overseas. Each round will involve a hypothetical case that incorporates relevant, cutting-edge evidentiary questions on various topics including overseas servers, CLOUD Act considerations, space-based data storage, and pertinent international law.
Coinciding with the start of the second session of the 116th Congress, the National District Attorneys Association’s Capital Conference provides participants with the opportunity to hear directly from Administration, agency, and Capitol Hill speakers. Join them in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC, for an educational and networking event to connect directly and in-person with lawmakers.
The conference includes:
This national conference hosted by the National Center for Victims of Crime, National Training Institute, and National Crime Victim Bar Association will take place on December 4 – 6, 2019 in Denver, Colorado.
As a strategic ally in the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge, the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) is hosting its Eighth Prosecutorial Leadership Institute in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys’ Child Abuse Prosecution Project will present a National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect in Salt Lake City, Utah.
This three-day, tuition-free conference will feature nationally known speakers and will showcase cutting-edge workshops for child abuse prosecutors and their multidisciplinary teams. This conference is co-sponsored by the Salt Lake County, Utah District Attorney’s Office, the Western Regional Children’s Advocacy Center, and the National Children’s Advocacy Center.
This workshop, designed for prosecutors, will explore various social networking sites and potential evidence recoverable from those sites for the use in investigations. Participants will learn not only about various techniques that can be used to identify profiles of people involved in the case, but also how to utilize the connections between people to explore more potential corroborative evidence. Knowing what is possible through social media searching will help prosecutors ask the right questions and understand the evidence being provided to them by their investigators.
Digital evidence is pervasive in today’s criminal trials, making it imperative that prosecutors understand the intricacies of computer forensics in order to try and win cases. This presentation covers the fundamentals of computer forensics and discusses the many forensic artifacts that are useful to prove up a variety of criminal charges.