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2018 Managing Challenging Family Law Cases: A Practical Approach

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NCJFCJ 80th Annual Conference Highlight: Court Security

Washoe County Judge Chuck Weller
Court security continues to be an important issue that many communities take for granted until the unthinkable happens. Most often we believe a test of court security will happen during a criminal case. However, far too often the unpredictable and emotionally charged family court cases are those that require a new examination of security.

One of 2017's Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs, Sixto Cancel, to Deliver Session on Rethinking Permanency at 80th Annual Conference


Call for Nominations! NCJFCJ's 2017 Justice Innovation Awards

Justice Innovations Award

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:

Erwin Chemerinsky to Deliver Opening Keynote at 80th Annual Conference

Professor Erwin Chemerinsky

Nationally renowned legal scholar Professor Erwin Chemerinsky to deliver opening keynote

ABA Call for Proposals for Biennial Conferences

The American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law will gather on April 25-28, 2017 for their biennial conferences. They are now welcoming workshop and discussion group proposals. What are you doing to advocate for families and make a measurable difference in their lives? Is there a promising practice in your jurisdiction that has achieved noticeable results?

2017 National Conference on Juvenile Justice

80th Annual Conference

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79th Annual Conference

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