The ITWG has participated in a series of webinars focused on defendants’ rights issues (including indigent counsel); the fair cross section requirement and jury pool selection; prosecution skills; and victims’ rights. A webinar was also held to review DOJ’s Application Questionnaire for the Pilot Project.
Webinar PowerPoint Slides:
Jury Pools & Selection
- Part I - Developing an Effective and Defensible Jury Plan for Tribal Courts
- Part II - Jury Selection Plans
- Part I - Competency of Defenders & Timing of Appointment
- Part II - Use of Contract Attorneys for Primary and Conflict Counsel
- Part III - Indigency
Code Revision and Drafting
Tribal Access Program
Tribal Access Program: Criminal and Civil Uses, September 4, 2019
The Department of Justice's Tribal Access Program or TAP, provides selected federally recognized Tribes access to national crime information systems for federally authorized criminal justice and non-criminal justice purposes.
This webinar includes an explanation of the program, including benefits and requirements for Tribal agencies (such as law enforcement, social services, courts and many others), and an overview of the application process for entry into the program.
View the PowerPoint Presentation.