Fundamentals of Pretrial Justice - Fall 2019Contains 49 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 09/10/2019 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
This six-week course is an intensive introduction to the basics of pretrial justice, including legal foundations, pretrial decision making throughout the pretrial process, and building effective pretrial systems.
Pretrial 101 (2 half-day sessions)Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 06/17/2019 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Pretrial 101 is an intensive, six-hour training on pretrial law, research, policy, and practice. Participants will have the opportunity to explore key concepts, engage in discussions with colleagues from around the country, assess the functioning of their current systems, and leave with concrete ideas for next steps. If you are new to this issue or want to brush up on the fundamentals, this training is for you.
How We Talk: Research-Based CommunicationsContains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 06/12/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
PJI CEO Cherise Fanno Burdeen will highlight features of the new Communications and Community Engagement Toolkit, designed to empower users to join discussions around pretrial justice reform in the United States with regard to policy, language, and various media and policymaking forums. This toolkit represents an evolution in our thought process to keep pace with fast-moving changes in conversations around mass incarceration and the role of pretrial justice.
First Friday Forum - What's Happening in Pretrial (May 2019)Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/03/2019
Pretrial improvements are underway across the country. Join PJI as we provide an update on changing practices, legislation, and litigation efforts, as well as new resources.
Pretrial Justice: The Role of Law EnforcementContains 2 Component(s)
Sponsored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, these on-demand e-learning modules are tailored to law enforcement leaders and frontline officers. Topics include the law and research underlying pretrial justice as well as strategies improve victim and community safety, maximize court appearance, and target jail resources to the highest risk defendants.
Voters Reject Default Detention: Results from National Public Opinion PollingContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/27/2018
The Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) released a new survey showing most voters want to see a more equitable justice system that focuses on safety and favor community-based supports rather than default pretrial incarceration.
Pre-arrest Diversion: Is it part of your pretrial justice strategy?Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/07/2018
One of the best ways to prevent individuals with behavioral health needs from ever entering the front door of the justice system is to divert them into community-based services. Join PJI's Sue Ferrere with special guests as they discuss how pre-arrest diversion can be integrated into your pretrial justice strategy.