Fundamental Knowledge & Skills for Tribal Court Judges – April 24-26, 2012
This training will cover the basic skills required for conducting trials. Topics include: courtroom management; basic evidentiary rulings; ethics and demeanor; due process; equal protection; sentencing; and other substantive law. Breakout sessions and demonstrations will be conducted to provide opportunities for judges to practice and receive feedback. New judges who complete this course will be able to conduct criminal trials from start to finish; will understand the responsibilities and protections under the Indian Civil Rights Act (ICRA); and will gain an understanding of the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 (TLOA). Experienced judges will enhance their courtroom skills.
Registration Deadline: April 18, 2012
Attached is the registration form. There is no cost to register.
Training Site: BIA’s National Indian Program Center (NIPC),
1011 Indian School Rd. NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico.