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“What do you mean grant writing is the easiest part?” I was recently asked by one of my clients, who had just spent months moving bureaucratic mountains trying to get his city to approve the hiring of a grant writer. I repeated my initial statement, but this time added, “it’s figuring out what you want to buy that is difficult.”

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Please join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) for their July Final Fridays webinar, “Building the Next Generation of Prosecutor-Led Diversion Programs,” on Friday, July 29 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET. The webinar will examine some of the key characteristics of a prosecutor-led diversion program, highlighting some leading examples of the program and some of the features of a new Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) training and technical assistance (TTA) program.

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The right to a speedy trial is one of the most basic guarantees of the U.S. Constitution, yet a host of variables can interfere with efficient courtroom proceedings. The practice of caseflow management helps to mitigate these variables – coordinating court processes and resources so that cases progress in a timely fashion from filing to disposition (i.e., sentencing or final settlement). Caseflow management best practices require an active effort by both judges and court managers to establish appropriate expectations, use tools to monitor actual performance against expectations, and ensure accountability for addressing issues.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 2:00pm
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Monday, April 4, 2016 - 3:30pm
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