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Start Date Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released its latest resolution regarding access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for adolescents and adults in the juvenile and family justice system. Research revealed that substance abuse including alcohol, opioids and methamphetamines is increasing in the juvenile, family and tribal justice systems. Generally, the rates of...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Research, Juvenile Justice, Substance Abuse
Post date: December 3, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Body The Supreme Court of Nevada has announced the release of the final report for the Nevada District Court, Family Division Assessment. Conducted between January and August of this year by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, the research division of the Nevada-based National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), the assessment re-examines the court operation model the Nevada...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: November 19, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has released a video establishing the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the judiciary. The video features several judges and judicial officers from across the country discussing what diversity, equity and inclusion means to them and how professionals in the juvenile and family courts can better represent the...
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Press Release
Post date: October 22, 2019
Start Date Friday, September 13, 2019
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Friday, September 13, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) Board of Directors passed a resolution recognizing and honoring 25 years of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and support for its reauthorization. On September 13, 1994, VAWA was enacted to address congressional concerns about violent crime, particularly crimes against women associated with domestic violence, dating violence,...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Family Law
Post date: September 12, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced Georgetown Law as a member of the oldest judicial membership organization in the country. The NCJFCJ and Georgetown Law recognize the importance of diversity and educating the public on the role and importance of the court system. Both organizations align to improve the judicial system by providing the latest resources,...
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Press Release
Post date: September 10, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Body     The Judicial Engagement Network’s (JEN) Leadership Fellowship Program for judicial officers is now accepting applications for the 2020 cohort of fellows. This 10-month-long Fellowship Program (January-November 2020) is designed to help support and further develop the work judicial officers are doing in their respective communities. The program will consist of a small cohort of fellow...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Family Law
Post date: September 4, 2019
Start Date Friday, August 9, 2019
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Friday, August 9, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has been granted special consultative status by the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council for its experience in providing judicial education to juvenile and family law professionals. This status, adopted by the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), allows the NCJFCJ to actively engage...
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Press Release
Post date: August 9, 2019
Start Date Friday, August 9, 2019
End Date:
Friday, August 9, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released its latest resolution regarding animal cruelty and its link to other forms of violence. Empirical research demonstrates a direct link between animal cruelty and interpersonal violence including intimate partner abuse, child abuse, juvenile justice, and elder abuse. Ninety-nine percent of pet owners consider their animals...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Research, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: August 9, 2019
Start Date Friday, August 9, 2019
End Date:
Friday, August 9, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Ramona A. Gonzalez, presiding judge, State of Wisconsin Circuit Court, to president of the NCJFCJ Board of Directors. “The NCJFCJ has been fortunate to have Judge Ramona A. Gonzalez as an active and highly-sought after judicial expert in educating her peers on matters that affect our most vulnerable population – the...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: August 9, 2019
Start Date Thursday, June 13, 2019
End Date:
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and its project partners are pleased to announce that six sites have been selected to participate in the Firearms Technical Assistance Project (FTAP), a project designed to help communities implement policies, protocols, and promising practices to prevent abusers from having access to firearms in domestic violence cases. Through...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Family Law
Post date: June 4, 2019

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