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Training & TA Announcement RE TLOA and Tribal Indigent Defense

Training & Technical Assistance Announcement

For Tribal Indigent Defense and Tribal Law and Order Act’s Enhanced Sentencing Authority & Assumption of Federal Criminal Jurisdiction

The Bureau of Justice Assistance, through the American Probation and Parole Association in partnership with the Tribal Judicial Institute and the National Tribal Judicial Center, is pleased to announce the availability of training and technical assistance to assist federally-recognized Indian tribes address identified gaps in justice-related training and implementation of specific provisions in the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-211). Assistance is available in the following three areas:

• Exercising enhanced sentencing authority.
• Seeking and preparing for federal assumption of jurisdiction.
• Enhancing indigent defense services in tribal communities.

If your community is interested in receiving technical assistance, please click the link below to complete the brief technical assistance request form. A member of the project team will follow up with you to discuss your needs in more detail.

Request Technical Assistance

If you have questions regarding this opportunity, please contact:

Kimberly Cobb
Project Director
American Probation & Parole Association
Tribal Civil & Criminal Legal Assistance Training & Technical Assistance Provider
Phone: 859/244-8015

Technical assistance is being provided under Cooperative Agreement 2012-AL-BX-K003 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking.

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