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Start Date Friday, September 13, 2019
End Date:
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
End Date:
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,...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: September 10, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, September 4, 2019
End Date:
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
End Date:
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...
Category:
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
Start Date Wednesday, May 29, 2019
End Date:
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Body Focuses on Active Military Families in the Court System The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that it has launched a website for their project, the National Resource Center on Military-connected Families and the Courts for active duty military members and their families with cases in the juvenile and family court system.     Many overseas conflicts in...
Category:
Military Families
Post date: May 28, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, May 8, 2019
End Date:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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Body May is National Drug Court Month! The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) celebrates the success of adult drug courts, juvenile drug treatment courts, family dependency treatment courts, tribal healing to wellness courts, DWI courts, and veterans’ treatment courts across the U.S.  Juvenile drug treatment courts (JDTCs) in particular serve a critical role in helping...
Category:
Substance Abuse
Post date: May 8, 2019
Start Date Monday, April 22, 2019
End Date:
Monday, April 22, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is proud to announce John D. Etchemendy as program director for their Family Violence and Domestic Relations program. Etchemendy is a veteran and fourth generation northern Nevadan with a reputation and experience as a passionate advocate for domestic and sexual violence victims. He has more than 20 years of experience working in...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Press Release
Post date: April 22, 2019

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