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  2018 Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference
Griffith Criminology Institute, in partnership with the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, is proud to be hosting the 5th annual Applied Research in Crime and Criminal Justice Conference. This conference will showcase high quality Australian and international research in the areas of policing, offender rehabilitation, situational crime prevention, corrections, early-intervention and criminal justice administration. The event is intended for both researchers and policy makers. Officers from all levels of government will have the opportunity to see how new research might assist them in developing more effective, more efficient and more equitable ways of managing crime and justice. For more information or to register, please visit https://www.griffith.edu.au/criminology-law/griffith-criminology-institute/2018-applied-research-in-crime-and-justice-conference

2018 NACDL Midwinter Meeting & Seminar

What better place than New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz, to learn the core structure, composition, and technique of effective voir dire, and the improvisation skills necessary to perform at the highest level to select the perfect jury as your audience? 

Don’t take the stage without a rehearsal. Prepare for your set by joining NACDL in New Orleans— so you can select, connect, and win them over to the tune of “Not Guilty!” 

This seminar will help you improve your stagecraft by addressing cutting-edge methods of jury selection and persuasion, and teach you how to voir dire using the modern art of jury de-selection; which many feel is the most effective way to select a jury that will be open to your theory of the case. Nationally known trial lawyers and consultants will discuss specific voir dire questions and techniques on difficult topics ranging from race, to immigration, to child sexual assault. You will learn how to make the most of technology in jury selection from conducting online research on prospective jurors, to technology tools you can use for tracking jurors. 

Other topics will include the current state of social science research as it pertains to jury behavior, strategies for getting your judge to give up control of voir dire and how to best mount challenges for cause to save your preemptory challenges. 

In addition to plenary lectures, participants will have the opportunity to practice improvising voir dire techniques in small group breakouts, questioning real jurors, with coaching from outstanding lawyers who regularly teach at the National Criminal Defense College.

Make plans today to join your nationwide colleagues in New Orleans!

For more information or to register, please visit https://members.nacdl.org/event-details?id=5379cfa6-e4c6-46e3-8105-698493ae525b

5th UNAFEI Criminal Justice Training Programme

The Fifth UNAFEI Criminal Justice Training Programme for French-Speaking African Countries (Cote d'lvoire)

For more information please visit http://www.unafei.or.jp/english/

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 55th Annual Meeting
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) is an international association established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice. ACJS promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners. ACJS will be hosting their 55th annual conference at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA from February 13-17, 2018. The theme of this conference is “So What? Understanding What It All Means”. More details at: http://www.acjs.org/page/2018AnnualMeetin

Saint Valentine's Day - Christian
Christian celebration of the love of God presented in Jesus and in the lives of Christian believers. St. Valentine was a 3rd century martyr. This day is widely observed in the United States as a secular celebration of love.