Event Catalog


December 2018


First Friday Forum - PI-Con Sneak Peek

When: Dec. 7, 2018 from Noon to 1 p.m. (ET)

Are you still deciding if you'd like to join us as PI-Con? Do you have questions about what we'll be discussing, exploring, and recreating? Join us for a PI-Con sneak peek on the December First Friday Forum, Dec 7 at 12 noon Eastern. This casual conversation will include details about the event and opportunities for you to ask questions.
Registration now open!

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, an online community space for discussion with classmates, 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.


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John Clark
Senior Manager
Technical Assistance
Sue Ferrere
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. 

Early Bird Price (ends Dec. 31, 2018): $400
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”




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!


Pretrial Justice Bootcamp

Pretrial Justice Bootcamp is an intensive 2.5 day training that provides an overview of the pretrial system, its legal foundations, and the latest research. Join expert faculty and colleagues from across the country in Las Vegas for this interactive classroom experience. If you're new to pretrial or looking to make improvements in your system, this course will offer the information and tools that you need.

When: November 14-16



COURSE IS FULL Join the Waitlist

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John Clark
Senior Manager
Technical Assistance
Rachel Sottile Logvin
Senior Vice President
Meghan Guevara
Vice President
Innovation & Impact

Please contact Meghan Guevara with any questions.

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.
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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.
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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.
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Cost: Free