Fundamentals of Pretrial Justice - Fall 2018

When:  Sep 25, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET)
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. 

September 25th    Welcome and Orientation
October 2nd    The State of Pretrial Justice
October 9th    Legal Foundations and History of Pretrial
October 16th    Enhancing Opportunities for Early Decision Making
October 23rd    Bringing Science to Pretrial Justice: Actuarial Pretrial Assessment Tools & Promoting Pretrial Success
October 30th    Effective Bail Hearings
November 6th    Assessing and 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 Manager
Course Dates:   Course runs from September 25th through November 6th. Live sessions occur weekly on Tuesdays at 2:00 PM Eastern starting September 25th. 
Registration is now Open! 
Cost: $400 


Evita Green