Juvenile Justice

Current Funding Opportunities for Healing to Wellness Courts: CTAS FY 2015

Join the Tribal Law and Policy Institute for their next webinar, "Current Funding Opportunities for Healing to Wellness Courts: CTAS FY 2015." This webinar will provide a brief overview of Healing to Wellness Court funding opportunities available within the FY 2015 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is excited to present the BJA Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Provider Directory. This new resource will be accessible to practitioners in the field, TTA Providers, and BJA staff in order to foster collaboration.

IACP Webinar on Protecting Children of Arrested Parents (Nov 2014)

On November 5, 2014, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM EST, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, will host a webinar, “Protecting Children of Arrested Parents: Using a Trauma-Informed Approach”.

A Judicial Conversation on Emerging Evidentiary Issues and Alcohol

Depending on the state's laws, underage drinking offenses may be referred to a number of courts including juvenile court, traffic court, criminal court, or family court, depending on the offense. Over time many states have adopted changes in state law enabling law enforcement to charge minors based officer observations, and theories of constructive possession. As these underage drinking cases are brought forward the courts are also asked to accept the results of fuel cell developed evidence of the offense.

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