Fundamentals of Pretrial Justice - Spring 2019

Starts:  Apr 23, 2019 4:00 PM (ET)
Ends:  Jun 4, 2019 5:00 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. 

April 23    Welcome and Orientation
April 30    The State of Pretrial Justice
May 7   Legal Foundations & History of Pretrial
May 14    Enhancing Opportunities for 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. 

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John Clark
Senior Manager, Technical Assistance
Sue Ferrere
Technical Assistance Manager
Course Dates:   Course runs from April 23 through June 4, 2019. Live sessions occur weekly on Tuesdays at 4:00 -5:00 p.m. (ET) starting April 23, 2019.

Registration is now Open!

Early Bird Price (ends March 22, 2019): $400
Regular Price: $450