The FY 2015 Adjudication and Law Enforcement National Initiatives:
Improving Responses to Criminal Justice Issues Competitive Grant Announcement focuses on national initiatives to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, specifically by (1) providing training and technical assistance
(TTA) to jurisdictions engaged in problem-solving justice initiatives; (2) training judges on advanced criminal justice topics; (3) improving public trust and confidence in the court system by promoting procedural justice; (4) providing TTA to jurisdictions engaged in capital case litigation; (5) providing TTA to prosecutors interested in diverting addicted offenders to substance abuse treatment in lieu of prison; (6) convening prosecutors to implement innovative policies and strategies; and (7) developing an executive training session for police leadership.
This program is funded under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Training and Technical Assistance Program (Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act 2015, Pub.
113-235, 128 Stat.
5, 68), the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program (42 U.S.C.
3797u et seq), the Capital Case Litigation Initiative (42 U.S.C.
§14163 et seq.), and the Second Chance Act of 2007 (Pub.