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AILC Receives Federal Grant
To Conduct Tribal Court Reviews

The tribal court reviews are intended to assess tribal court needs and provide recommendations for improved operational activities, if needed, and may include training and technical assistance opportunities to tribal governments. The format of the review is modeled on the Trial Court Performance Standards which will be tailored to specifically assess tribal justice systems and the unique characteristics in which they operate.

Please review the Press Release in its entirety here.

Please review the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services description of Tribal Court assessments here.


Emergency Practices in Civil Legal Assistance and Criminal Indigent Defense Webinars

Dates: January 8, 2015,
January 27, 2015,
February 18, 2015, and
March 4, 2015

Time: 4:00 p.m. ET

Join the National American Indian Court Judges Association for four upcoming webinars on Emerging Practices in Civil Legal Assistance and Criminal Indigent Defense. The goal of these webinars is to share four emerging practices that incorporate the philosophy, values, characteristics of successful and effective legal assistance practices. These webinars will also share and highlight multiple programs that are currently implementing these practices. Finalized topics are forthcoming.

Webinar series pending final approval by BJA.

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