On March 3, 2016, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar the Smart Prosecution Initiative Solicitation Fiscal Year 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement. The purpose of this webinar is to share information about the solicitation with interested applicants. Webinar participants will have the opportunity to learn about BJA’s expectations of the selected state, local, or tribal prosecutor agency, and ask questions about the solicitation and the application process. Applications are dur by 5:00 p.m. ET on March 28, 2016.
This webinar will provide a brief overview of Tribal Healing to Wellness Court funding opportunities available within the FY 2016 Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Drug Court Discretionary Program, the SAMHSA Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Drug Courts (Short Title: SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts), and the anticipated Joint BJA/SAMHSA Adult Drug Court Solicitation. This webinar focuses upon the application requirements of these grants. In addition, this webinar provides BJA Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program-specific grant writing tips, general grant writing tips, and other potential federal sources of funding.
NACDL, in collaboration with the Innocence Network, presents an essential new training specifically for lawyers who handle post-conviction innocence clams. National experts will provide state-of-the-art instruction on topics essential for today’s post-conviction litigation: low level DNA mixture interpretation and cognitive bias in the forensic sciences, as well as a federal habeas overview and strategies. Recent developments in DNA mixture interpretation make this training crucial for any lawyer involved in potential innocence claims. Our experts will provide a scientific primer on DNA mixtures, then move on to new developments, guideline changes, and the impact on post-conviction cases. In the afternoon, our expert faculty will discuss the science of cognitive bias and provide practical instruction on how to use that information in your cases. Indispensable instruction on federal habeas relief will round out the program.
An webinar to introduce the members of the SAKI TTA Team to the SAKI Sits and to provide an overview of expectations and services
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute presented "Tribal Juvenile Code Development" at the 46th Annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel Conference.
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute presented on Healing to Wellness Courts at the 2015 Alaska Tribal Court Conference: "Tribal Court Role in Community Wellness".
Community expectations, advances in technology, and emerging research documenting evidence–based practices are changing the nature of policing. Are you effectively preparing staff to enhance operations and meet community expectations for fair, impartial, and effective policing?
Join NCCJD as we delve into the stories that created statewide movements to pass legislation impacting people with disabilities in the criminal justice system as either suspects or victims of crime. Over the past two years, NCCJD has been compiling a database of such legislation in order to help criminal justice and disability professionals understand this issue from a national viewpoint and get an idea of what type of legislation is being passed and why. A brief overview of current findings will be discussed by NCCJD’s Program Manager.