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.
"Who Are You Calling Unfair?" An Online Discussion of Pretrial FairnessContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/06/2019
This interactive webcast used live text-based polling to spark a discussion about what fairness might look like and feel like for defendants at the pretrial stage.
We've Chosen an Assessment Now WhatContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 08/08/2018
Deciding on an assessment tool is an important first step in improving pretrial practices in your jurisdiction. In this session we'll talk about creating an effective and transparent decision-making framework to make the most of the assessment.
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.
Responding to Violations: New Approaches in Lucas & Mecklenburg CountiesContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2018
In the event that someone fails to adhere to the conditions of his or her release, the supervising agency needs to determine the best course of action to achieve the goals of pretrial release. Representatives from Lucas and Mecklenburg Counties join us to share some new approaches to responding to technical violations.