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Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council

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Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council
302 W. Washington St., Rm. E-205
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Telephone: 317-232-1836
Fax: 317-233-3599
Email: ipacinfo@ipac.in.gov


David N. Powell
Executive Director

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Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council

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WEBINAR SERIES

Abuse in Later Life

The National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence have created a 5-part webinar series on Abuse in Later Life for civil attorneys, legal advocates and others who wish to gain a deeper understanding of Abuse in Later Life (ALL). The primary focus of these webinars will be addressing the needs of older victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. This series is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). There will be no cost for webinar participants.

Who should enroll: The webinar series is tailored to the needs of civil attorneys and legal advocates. Registration, however, is open to all participants who wish to further develop their professional understanding of ALL.

Registration for this series opened on Monday, May 2 and concludes on Friday, May 27.

Module One

June 2
1:30-3 p.m., EST

Abuse in Later Life: An Overview

Module Two

June 16
1:30-3 p.m., EST

Forming the Relationship with Your Client: Client communication, interview skills, and confidentiality/mandatory reporting concerns.

Module Three

June 30
1:30-3 p.m., EST

Client Goal-Setting and Non-Litigation Responses: Client collaboration, developing client priorities and non-litigation responses to ALL.

Module Four

July 15
1:30-3 p.m., EST

Civil Resolutions and Remedies in ALL cases: Protective orders, Guardianships, Power of Attorney agreements, end of life health care decision-making and working with the criminal justice system.

Module Five

July 28
1:30-3 p.m., EST

Bringing the Case: Protection of evidence and assets, motion practice, witness testimony methods and supports, direct and cross-examination and application of the Crawford decision in ALL cases.

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INDIANA

July 2016

Animal Cruelty & Fighting Investigations Course

July 28
Mt. Vernon Public Safety Building
Mt. Vernon

Join the Mt. Vernon Police Department, the Posey County Prosecutor's Office and the Humane Society of the U.S. for this free course, open to all law enforcement, animal/humane and code enforcement officers. Topics to be covered:

  • Background on dogfighting, cockfighting, and illegal animal abuse
  • How dogfighting and cockfighting are associated with other felony crimes
  • Investigating a cruelty or fighting complaint; from first response to filing charges
  • Recognizing evidence of dogfighting, cockfighting, and illegal cruelty
  • Interviews, warrants, and evidence collection as related to animal crimes
  • Knowing, interpreting, and applying cruelty and fighting laws

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August 2016

Animal Cruelty & Fighting Investigations Course

August 5
IMPD Training Academy
Indianapolis

Join Indianapolis Animal Care & Control and the Humane Society of the U.S. for this free course, open to all law enforcement, animal/humane and code enforcement officers. Topics to be covered:

  • Background on dogfighting, cockfighting, and illegal animal abuse
  • How dogfighting and cockfighting are associated with other felony crimes
  • Investigating a cruelty or fighting complaint; from first response to filing charges
  • Recognizing evidence of dogfighting, cockfighting, and illegal cruelty
  • Interviews, warrants, and evidence collection as related to animal crimes
  • Knowing, interpreting, and applying cruelty and fighting laws

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OUT OF STATE

June 2016

Career Prosecutor Course

June 6-16
Charleston, SC

NDAA’s flagship course is designed for those who have committed to prosecution as a career. Trial advocacy, leadership skills, and substantive legal training will be covered in lectures and guided workshop sessions designed to hone the skills of experienced prosecutors.

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Protecting the Defenseless: Abuse
Against Elders and Vulnerable Adults

June 7-9
Tampa, FL

Sponsored by NDAA. The challenges facing prosecutors, local law enforcement, investigators in prosecutors’ offices, victim services specialists, and agencies designed to protect the welfare of elders and individuals with disabilities seem to be increasing exponentially with the growing numbers of elders in our society and the small percentage of reporting of cases involving both elders and individuals with disabilities. With the advent of the use by defendants of 21st century sources of evidence, the deepening myths associated with victims of these complex cases, the under reporting of these cases, and the multitude of justifications being promulgated by the defense we see an amplified need to spread education highlighting cutting edge techniques and practical strategies to all those working together to ensure justice in our communities and provide voices to the seemingly voiceless.

Course tuition: $395 for members; $495 for non-members. $50 discount for attendees from the same office.

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Regional Pretrial Meetings: Challenges and Solutions

June 8-9
Baltimore, MD

NCJA will host representatives from States and subject matter experts on pretrial justice reform to share updates on data-driven decision making in pretrial practice, program outcomes, and the application of research to pretrial practice throughout the country.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Essential Data Elements for Pretrial Risk Assessment;
  • Challenges in Implementation;
  • Implementing Statewide Evidence-Based Tools;
  • Effectively Engaging Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, and Local Elected Officials;
  • Victim Rights and Pretrial; and
  • Opportunities to Exchange Experiences with Colleagues.

The goal of this conference is to discuss topics of interest to community and state participants who might be at any stage of pursuing pretrial justice reform. The agenda will include subject matter experts and encourage information sharing among participants. You will have an opportunity to suggest specific topics for the meeting when registering for the event.

Register

2016 Regional Drugged Driving Summit

June 14
Blue Ash, OH

Sponsored by AAA and the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Join leading experts to change ideas in a dynamic forum on the issue of drugged driving. This free, one-day summit will bring together subject matter experts, law enforcement, attorneys, judges, legislators, educators, physicians and traffic safety advocates to discuss collaborative solutions to this growing problem.

Register

Regional Pretrial Meetings: Challenges and Solutions

June 29-30
Scottsdale, AZ

NCJA will host representatives from States and subject matter experts on pretrial justice reform to share updates on data-driven decision making in pretrial practice, program outcomes, and the application of research to pretrial practice throughout the country.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Essential Data Elements for Pretrial Risk Assessment;
  • Challenges in Implementation;
  • Implementing Statewide Evidence-Based Tools;
  • Effectively Engaging Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, and Local Elected Officials;
  • Victim Rights and Pretrial; and
  • Opportunities to Exchange Experiences with Colleagues.

The goal of this conference is to discuss topics of interest to community and state participants who might be at any stage of pursuing pretrial justice reform. The agenda will include subject matter experts and encourage information sharing among participants. You will have an opportunity to suggest specific topics for the meeting when registering for the event.

Register

July 2016

Inside the Mind of a Killer

July 6-8
Memphis, TN

Prosecutors, law enforcement personnel, and forensic professionals involved in criminal investigation and prosecution are encouraged to join us in Memphis as we provide the most comprehensive training on the challenges inherent when investigating, engaging in pretrial preparation and presenting the complex homicide case with scientific or mental health challenges.

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NDAA's National Victims' Rights Summit

July 17-19
Boston, MA

Our summit this year kicks off an emphasis on victims’ rights and will feature workshops focusing on various victim issue including domestic violence, child abuse, mass shootings, witness/victim intimidation, officer involved shootings, and more. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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August 2016

Conference for Capital/Homicide Prosecutors

August 3-6
New Orleans, LA

Join top U.S. experts and prosecutors for presentations on the Boston Bomber case, brain scan experts, detecting witness deception, intellectual disabilities, ineffective claims, voir dire, and lethal injection.

The conference provides training for government attorneys involved in prosecuting capital and complex homicide cases — including trial, appellate, and habeas topics.

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28th Annual Crimes Against Children Conference

August 8-11
Sheraton Hotel
Dallas, TX

Internationally recognized, the Crimes Against Children Conference is the premier conference of its kind providing practical and interactive instruction to those fighting crimes against children and helping children heal.

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September 2016

Prosecuting Sexual Assault

September 12-16
Savannah, GA

Sexual assault cases are some of the most difficult prosecutors, law enforcement personnel and victim advocates will work with. Abduction of women; safety issues on college campuses; sex trade trafficking; and victim backlash are just a few of the current challenges. To assist you to meet these challenges and more, sign up today for Prosecuting Sexual Assault and Related Crimes course.

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Investigation and Prosecution of
Child Fatalities and Physical Abuse

September 26-30
Location TBA

This week-long, multi-track advanced course is specifically designed to meet the needs of frontline prosecutors and their teams who investigate and prosecute cases of child fatalities and physical abuse cases. Topics include Medical Investigation of Fatal Child Abuse: The Medical Examiner's Perspective, Child Torture, Medical Neglect, Overview of Abusive Head Trauma and Forensic Controversies, The Prosecutor's Role and MDT Collaboration, Investigation of Child Homicides and Scene Investigations, Interviewing and Interrogating Techniques, Building Your Case, Child Fatality Review Teams, Use of Expert Witnesses, Dissecting Defense Expert Testimony, Accomplice Liability, Proving the Whodunit, Ethics, Advanced Topics in DNA and Offender Profiles. Faculty for this conference includes medical personnel, experienced prosecutors drawn from across the country, experienced child abuse investigators and recognized experts in the field.

Registration forthcoming

October 2016

Office Administration Course

October 24-28
Louisville, KY

Tight Budgets, Overwhelming Caseloads, Reduced Resources, Mandatory Furloughs, Newly Elected Chief Prosecutors, Unfunded Federal Mandates, High Profile Case Fatigue, Old Guard Tunnel Vision, Political Fallout, Costly Litigation of Employment Matters, and Prosecutor Backlash; these are just some of the issues facing management in the prosecutor’s office as well as any government attorney’s office.

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December 2016

Forensic Evidence

December 5-9
Santa Fe, NM

Designed with the entire prosecution team in mind, prosecutors, law enforcement personnel, judges, and forensic professionals involved in criminal investigation and prosecution are encouraged to join us as we provide comprehensive training addressing the challenges inherent when investigating, engaging in pretrial preparation and presenting the violent crime case involving a variety of scientific evidence.

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updated 5/27/2016

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