Defense Counsel

Webinar - COVID-19: Managing the Stress of Uncertainty by Taking Care of You

The "COVID-19: Managing the Stress of Uncertainty by Taking Care of You" webinar will help policy makers and all disciplines of correctional staff provide training and technical assistance on effective management of employees and subsequent related stressors that can be caused by pandemic-type occurrences.

Champlain College Incorporated

Founded in 1878, Champlain College® is a small, not-for-profit, private college overlooking Lake Champlain and Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Our career-driven approach to higher education prepares students for their professional life from their very first semester.

Mission 
Champlain College educates adaptable thinkers, daring change-makers, and inclusive innovators who shape professions and inspire communities. 

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Champlain College - Digital Forensics Educational Opportunites

MOU and MOA Drafting - Strategies for Creating Effective Partnerships

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.

American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences

AIR is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. AIR's mission is to conduct and apply the best behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.

Within the United States and internationally, AIR will be the preeminent organization that

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Category 1: National Reentry Resource Center

The Regents of the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is a top public research university located in Michigan. The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan values scholarship, diversity, equity and inclusion, and public engagement.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • National Center for School Safety

Cloud Combat: Debating Law Enforcement Access to Overseas Data

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.

2020 National District Attorneys Association Capital Conference

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:

How Justice Agencies Can Implement and Benefit from Sentinel Event Reviews

The National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Sentinel Events Initiative takes a learning approach to error in the criminal justice system. This approach advocates for non-blaming, forward-looking, all-stakeholder event reviews of negative criminal justice outcomes, which might include a death in custody, routine police encounter that escalates to violence, wrongful conviction, or “near miss” in which a negative event is narrowly avoided.

Webinar - Brady Giglio: What Justice Professionals Need to Know

In Brady v. Maryland, United States v. Giglio, and a series of subsequent cases, the U.S. Supreme Court placed affirmative duties on prosecutors, and later law enforcement, to disclose exculpatory information to criminal defense counsel. In this webinar, the presenter will explore the history and evolution of these cases to get to the newest issue being litigated in courts throughout the country: the impact of disciplinary actions against public employees and the government’s Brady/Giglio obligations.

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