Tribal Work and ICWA

Opioid Addiction & Treatment in Tribal Communities


Presenters:
Sean Bear, 1st, Consultant, Native American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
Honorable Kim McGinnis, Ph.D., Esq., Chief Judge, Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Court
Dr. Anne Skinstad, Clinical Professor & Director, Native American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
 
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VAWA Confidentiality and Protections for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence


Presenters:
Leslye Orloff, Adjunct Professor, Director, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project 
Judge Lora Livingston, 261st District Court, Austin, TX
Danielle Scott Wiley, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Amy Cucinella, Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
 
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Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook

Publication Improves Court Practice in Indian Child Welfare Act Cases

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has announced the release of the Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook to improve court practice for judges in handling Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) cases.

NCJFCJ Releases Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook


Publication Improves Court Practice in Indian Child Welfare Act Cases

Trauma-Informed Court Systems: A Webinar for Tribal Communities


Presented by: Victoria Sweet, JD, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

81st Annual Conference


Join us in Denver, Colorado for our 81st Annual Conference that features amazing presentations on current and cutting edge topics that will inspire, provoke, and precipitate discussions about issues facing the juvenile and family court system. Plenary sessions highlighted by topic specific training tracks on family law, juvenile justice, child welfare, and family violence; as well as tracks featuring practical and innovative solutions are just the beginning of the educational offerings of the NCJFCJ's 81st Annual Conference.

 

NCJFCJ Recognizes Innovation and Impact With 3rd Annual Justice Innovation Awards


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced two honorees of the 3rd annual Justice Innovation Awards recognizing the national Innovator of the Year and the Impact of the Year recipients: the Honorable Timothy Connors

Working in Tribal Communities to Protect Victims and Communities from Firearms in Domestic Violence Cases


Presenters:
Caroline LaPorte, National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center
Nancy Hart, Senior Program Attorney, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Darren Mitchell, Consultant, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
 
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Call for Nominations! NCJFCJ's 2017 Justice Innovation Awards


 

The 3rd Annual Justice Innovation Awards will take place during the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges' (NCJFCJ) 80th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. at the Grand Hyatt, July 16-19, 2017.
 
During the conference, the NCJFCJ will recognize honorees who innovatively rethink, reimagine and redefine justice for children and families, thus advancing the NCJFCJ’s vision—a society in which every family and child has access to fair, equal, effective and timely justice.
 
The NCJFCJ Justice Innovation Awards will present the following two awards:

Nevada Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: Municipal Fines and Fees in Nevada

 

Las Vegas, NV – The Nevada Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a series of panel discussions to determine whether municipal fines and fees disparately impact federally protected communities in the state, and, if so, what steps can be taken to remedy the impact.