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National Tribal Judicial Center Domestic Violence Cases for the New Mexico Tribal-State Judicial Consortium, October 19-21, 2016

The National Tribal Judicial Center is holding a Domestic Violence Cases program in the Pueblo of Isleta on October 19-21, 2016. The federally funded program is open to tribal judges who sit in New Mexico and New Mexico state court judges.

The National Tribal Judicial Center (NTJC) at The National Judicial College (NJC), through funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), will be offering a free course for the members of the New Mexico Tribal-State Judicial Consortium: Domestic Violence Cases for the New Mexico Tribal State Judicial Consortium.

Included in the funding are the cost of tuition and all class materials. Please join us for this opportunity to network with your peers.

After attending this course, participants will be able to:
•Discuss criminal and civil jurisdictional issues;
•Identify key issues to be addressed when issuing and dismissing protective orders;
•Recognize and implement methods of enforcing foreign protection orders;
•Consider the prevalence and forms of domestic violence;
•Craft visitation schedules that keep children safe; and
•Identify common evidentiary issues in domestic violence cases.

To register, visit NJC’s online registration link at https://register.judges.org/default.aspx?p=S12345-TDV

For questions, please contact Ramon Acosta at rjacosta@judges.org

To make reservations at the Isleta Resort & Casino, call 505-848-1999 and use the code DVC1016 to book a room at the $89.00 rate. There is a lodging tax of 6% and all guests must have a credit card on file upon check in for incidentals.

 

The New Mexico Judicial Education Center (JEC) has limited funding available for travel and lodging for New Mexico State Court judges and judicial officers. Please contact John Newell at the NM JEC (505-277-5037; newell@law.unm.edu) for more information.

 

*Please note that BJA approval for this program is pending.