5th Annual American Indian Justice Conference

American Indian Justice Conference
Acme, MI ~ June 4-6, 2012
Grand Traverse Resort
Draft Agenda: AIJC Draft Agenda

5th Annual Conference
The American Indian Justice Conference offers tribes across the nation an opportunity to develop plans to enhance tribal systems while providing essential information on matters concerning court development, drug and alcohol abuse strategies and other relevant topic areas. Join other tribal community justice professionals and practitioners with technical assistance providers to address multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional approaches to the development of justice programs.

This year’s goals were established by building upon past conferences and responding to recommendations of BJA grantees. These goals include:

Building strong and sustainable tribal justice systems by highlighting strategies.
Sharing details on tribal programs that have a positive impact in their community justice system.
Providing information to tribal justice system personnel on topics such as court planning and development, diversionary court programs, traditional dispute resolution, justice system responses to alcohol and substance abuse, and emerging issues that are relevant to tribal justice system development.

This national training conference is sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance for Tribal Court and Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse program grantees from all parts of the country. There are no fees to attend this conference, however pre-registration is required.

Who Should Attend
Affiliates from ALL nationally recognized tribes are welcome to attend including those who work in the courts, law enforcement, prosecution, probation, corrections, treatment, and social service programs.

BJA grantees funded through the Tribal Court Assistance Program (TCAP) and Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (IASAP) are strongly encouraged to use their BJA funds to attend this event.

Please Note: The American Indian Justice Conference has received APPROVAL from the U.S. Department of Justice. We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

For questions regarding the American Indian Justice Conference, contact Justine Souto (phone: 888-370-1752.) or visit http://www.fvtc.edu/public/content.aspx?ID=1989&PID=24.




Michelle RivardParks
Associate Director
Tribal Judicial Institute, UND School of Law

email: michelle.rivard@email.und.edu
office: 701-777-6192