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March 2019

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Providing Mobile Diversion Services: Meeting People Where They’re At

When: March 19, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ET)

This webcast will feature the Los Angeles, Diversion Outreach and Opportunities for Recovery program (LA DOOR) and their strategies for providing mobile diversion services. With harm reduction as a critical approach to successful pre-arrest diversion, we’ll hear how a mobile diversion program can literally “meet people where they’re at.” We’ll discuss approaches to implementing a mobile element, and recommendations for how to get a program like this up and running in your community.
Registration now open!

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Demystifying Big Data

When: March 28, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (ET)

Want to understand the power of big data to unlock process efficiencies and improve operations? Join this webcast to dive into the basics of big data analytics; provide direction to data analysts; and critique the results of data analysis projects.
Registration now open!





Fundamentals of Pretrial Justice Spring 2019

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. The course includes weekly live interactions with PJI faculty and guest speakers and self-directed assignments and activities to complete on your own schedule.

April 23      Welcome and Orientation
April 30 The State of Pretrial Justice
May 7 Legal Foundations & History of Pretrial
May 14 Enhancing Early Decision Making
May 21 Pretrial Assessment & Promoting Success
May 28 Effective Bail Hearings
June 4         Assessing & Enhancing Your System


This course is ideal for professionals new to pretrial, policymakers seeking a better understanding of pretrial justice concepts, or those exploring options to improve the efficacy of their pretrial system. Participants are asked to invest 4 to 6 hours per week in the course, and in that time will enjoy the benefit of experienced faculty, extensive resources, a small class size, and a curriculum focused on real-world applications.

Faculty:

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John Clark
Senior Manager
Technical Assistance
Sue Ferrere
Manager
Technical Assistance


Course Dates: Course runs from April 23 through June 4, 2019. Live sessions occur weekly on Tuesdays at 4-5 p.m. (ET) starting April 23, 2019. 


Registration is now open!
Early Bird Price (ends March 22, 2019): $400
Regular Price: $450

 

REGISTER NOW



Contact Meghan Guevara for information on group discounts.



Enjoyed the live sessions and opportunity to interface with other professionals in the pretrial field.
I found that I got value out of everything that we were assigned to do... I also found it a good opportunity to reflect on how we do things and how we can change things for the better.
“Interesting and Refreshing Learning Experience”

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THIS IS AN UNCONVENTIONAL CONVENTION.

Calling all pretrial innovators! Join the movers and shakers of pretrial justice at this one-of-a-kind convention. PI-Con is unlike anything you’ve attended. Re-imagine our professional future and disrupt the status quo. Join people who are unstoppable, thoughtful, creative and fun, and be prepared to break a few eggs.

Expert faculty, established consultants, and emerging pretrial change makers lead 30+ interactive sessions in the field of pretrial justice—all in an informal setting where networking, socializing and brain-picking with speakers, instructors, and fellow attendees is encouraged.

PI-Con is one of the few opportunities where attendees who want to be leaders in the pretrial justice space can up their level of understanding, re-energize their commitment to pretrial justice reform, build capacity in their sphere of influence, and connect with a degree of expertise that is unparalleled. In fact, the PI-Con experience is so unique, it only occurs every two years. Don’t miss out in 2019 or you’ll have to wait until 2021!

March 14-15, 2019 in Denver, Colorado.

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Pretrial 101

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Pretrial 101 is an intensive, one-day 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, want to brush up on the fundamentals, or need a warm-up before diving into PI-Con, this training is for you.  You do not need to be a PI-Con attendee to participate in this event; registration is open to anyone who is interested.


Tuition: 

Regular: $125
PI-Con Attendee: $75

PUT YOUR NAME ON THE WAITLIST

Lodging: 

Lodging at the convention rate of $150/night is available at the Grand Hyatt Regency through February 26th.
Click here to book your hotel.

Faculty

  • Meghan Guevara, Vice President, Innovation and Impact, Pretrial Justice Institute
  • John Clark, Senior Technical Assistance Manager, Pretrial Justice Institute
  • Sue Ferrere, Technical Assistance Manager, Pretrial Justice Institute


Agenda and Learning Objectives

7:30 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m.  Welcome/Introductions/Course Overview
8:15 a.m. The State of Pretrial Justice
  • Define pretrial justice and its goals
  • Describe how those goals are being met nationally
  • Describe the consequences of failing to meet the goals
9:15 a.m. Legal Foundations & History of Pretrial  
  • Define bail, bond, and key legal terms
  • Articulate the genesis of those key terms and concepts
  • Analyze the relevance of constitutional provisions, federal statute, and case law to pretrial policy
11:00 a.m.   Enhancing Early Decision Making  
  • Articulate the pretrial decision points
  • Describe how citation and release strategies can be applied by law enforcement
  • Identify opportunities for diversion at points of arrest and booking
  • Discuss the connection between pretrial practices and jail utilization
  • Articulate the rationale for review of charges by an experienced prosecutor
  • Identify opportunities to for diversion at the points of charge and plea
12:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:15 p.m. Enhancing Early Decision Making Continued
2:00 p.m.  Pretrial Assessment and Promoting Success
  • Describe the purpose of pretrial assessment
  • Summarize the research underlying actuarial assessment tools
  • Describe how a pretrial system that uses actuarial assessment tools functions
  • Articulate a continuum of management strategies to promote pretrial success
  • Compare and contrast a legal and evidence-based approach with student’s current practices
3:30 p.m.  Effective Bail Hearings
  • Discuss the role of the defense and prosecution at the initial bail hearing
  • Analyze how judges can incorporate pretrial assessment and management into bail decisions guided by system collaboration
  • Prepare participants for PI-Con bail hearing simulation
4:00 p.m.  Assessing and Enhancing Your System          
  • Conduct a self-assessment of your system
  • Assess alignment of systems with legal and evidence-based practices and national pretrial standards
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

 

 

Pretrial Justice: The Role of Law Enforcement

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.
Access training now
Cost: Free

Pretrial Justice in 60 Minutes

Pretrial Justice in 60 Minutes is a crash course in the basics of pretrial justice challenges and solutions.
Access the training now
Cost: Free

An Overview of 3DaysCount

Learn about the basics of PJI's 3DaysCount initiative. Review the goals, resources and what to expect moving forward in 3DaysCount.
Access the training now
Cost: Free






Fundamentals of Pretrial Justice Winter 2019

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. The course includes weekly live interactions with PJI faculty and guest speakers and self-directed assignments and activities to complete on your own schedule.

Jan. 22      Welcome and Orientation
Jan. 29 The State of Pretrial Justice
Feb. 5 Legal Foundations & History of Pretrial
Feb. 12 Enhancing Early Decision Making
Feb. 19 Pretrial Assessment & Promoting Success
Feb. 26 Effective Bail Hearings
March 5         Assessing & Enhancing Your System


This course is ideal for professionals new to pretrial, policymakers seeking a better understanding of pretrial justice concepts, or those exploring options to improve the efficacy of their pretrial system. Participants are asked to invest 4 to 6 hours per week in the course, and in that time will enjoy the benefit of experienced faculty, extensive resources, a small class size, and a curriculum focused on real-world applications.

Faculty:

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John Clark
Senior Manager
Technical Assistance
Sue Ferrere
Manager
Technical Assistance


Course Dates: Course runs from Jan. 22 through March 5, 2019. Live sessions occur weekly on Tuesdays 2 - 3 p.m. (ET) starting Jan. 22. 


Registration is now closed.
Regular Price: $450

 



Contact Meghan Guevara for information on group discounts.

Enjoyed the live sessions and opportunity to interface with other professionals in the pretrial field.
I found that I got value out of everything that we were assigned to do... I also found it a good opportunity to reflect on how we do things and how we can change things for the better.
“Interesting and Refreshing Learning Experience”

.

PI-Con2019-800.png

THIS IS AN UNCONVENTIONAL CONVENTION.

Calling all pretrial innovators! Join the movers and shakers of pretrial justice at this one-of-a-kind convention. PI-Con is unlike anything you’ve attended. Re-imagine our professional future and disrupt the status quo. Join people who are unstoppable, thoughtful, creative and fun, and be prepared to break a few eggs.

Expert faculty, established consultants, and emerging pretrial change makers lead 30+ interactive sessions in the field of pretrial justice—all in an informal setting where networking, socializing and brain-picking with speakers, instructors, and fellow attendees is encouraged.

PI-Con is one of the few opportunities where attendees who want to be leaders in the pretrial justice space can up their level of understanding, re-energize their commitment to pretrial justice reform, build capacity in their sphere of influence, and connect with a degree of expertise that is unparalleled. In fact, the PI-Con experience is so unique, it only occurs every two years. Don’t miss out in 2019 or you’ll have to wait until 2021!

Join us March 14-15, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. Registration is now open!

LEARN MORE & REGISTER TO ATTEND

Pretrial 101

Pretrial 101 is an intensive, one-day 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, want to brush up on the fundamentals, or need a warm-up before diving into PI-Con, this training is for you.  You do not need to be a PI-Con attendee to participate in this event; registration is open to anyone who is interested.


Tuition: 

Regular: $125
PI-Con Attendee: $75

REGISTER TO ATTEND

Lodging: 

Lodging at the convention rate of $150/night is available at the Grand Hyatt Regency through February 26th.
Click here to book your hotel.

Faculty

  • Meghan Guevara, Vice President, Innovation and Impact, Pretrial Justice Institute
  • John Clark, Senior Technical Assistance Manager, Pretrial Justice Institute
  • Sue Ferrere, Technical Assistance Manager, Pretrial Justice Institute


Agenda and Learning Objectives

7:30 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m.  Welcome/Introductions/Course Overview
8:15 a.m. The State of Pretrial Justice
  • Define pretrial justice and its goals
  • Describe how those goals are being met nationally
  • Describe the consequences of failing to meet the goals
9:15 a.m. Legal Foundations & History of Pretrial  
  • Define bail, bond, and key legal terms
  • Articulate the genesis of those key terms and concepts
  • Analyze the relevance of constitutional provisions, federal statute, and case law to pretrial policy
11:00 a.m.   Enhancing Early Decision Making  
  • Articulate the pretrial decision points
  • Describe how citation and release strategies can be applied by law enforcement
  • Identify opportunities for diversion at points of arrest and booking
  • Discuss the connection between pretrial practices and jail utilization
  • Articulate the rationale for review of charges by an experienced prosecutor
  • Identify opportunities to for diversion at the points of charge and plea
12:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:15 p.m. Enhancing Early Decision Making Continued
2:00 p.m.  Pretrial Assessment and Promoting Success
  • Describe the purpose of pretrial assessment
  • Summarize the research underlying actuarial assessment tools
  • Describe how a pretrial system that uses actuarial assessment tools functions
  • Articulate a continuum of management strategies to promote pretrial success
  • Compare and contrast a legal and evidence-based approach with student’s current practices
3:30 p.m.  Effective Bail Hearings
  • Discuss the role of the defense and prosecution at the initial bail hearing
  • Analyze how judges can incorporate pretrial assessment and management into bail decisions guided by system collaboration
  • Prepare participants for PI-Con bail hearing simulation
4:00 p.m.  Assessing and Enhancing Your System          
  • Conduct a self-assessment of your system
  • Assess alignment of systems with legal and evidence-based practices and national pretrial standards
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

 

 

Pretrial Justice: The Role of Law Enforcement

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.
Access training now
Cost: Free

Pretrial Justice in 60 Minutes

Pretrial Justice in 60 Minutes is a crash course in the basics of pretrial justice challenges and solutions.
Access the training now
Cost: Free

An Overview of 3DaysCount

Learn about the basics of PJI's 3DaysCount initiative. Review the goals, resources and what to expect moving forward in 3DaysCount.
Access the training now
Cost: Free