Are resources available to those who want to represent themselves in court?
The National Center for State Courts has developed the online Self-Representation Resource Guide, wh...
Last Updated: September 18, 2017
What is the federal government doing to combat human trafficking?
Although the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has long enforced criminal laws against involuntary se...
Last Updated: August 27, 2015
Where can I get legal assistance?
The Find Legal Help section of the American Bar Association (ABA) website is a tool you can utilize ...
Last Updated: February 8, 2011
What is the witness protection program?
Information about the Witness Protection Program, also known as the Witness Security Program, can be...
Last Updated: May 30, 2008
Where can I locate information about juvenile diversion programs?
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Model Programs Guide (MPG) includes prog...
Last Updated: December 29, 2017
Can individuals who were younger than 18 at the time of their offense receive a death penalty sentence in either federal or state courts within the United States?
The minimum age at which the death penalty can be imposed in the Federal and State judicial systems ...
Last Updated: April 10, 2017
Is there a cost associated with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) online trainings on DNA?
The Online Training Courses listed on the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) website are free of ch...
Last Updated: June 21, 2013
Does NCJRS conduct legal research?
NCJRS cannot conduct legal research. However, legal research assistance can be obtained through stat...
Last Updated: July 26, 2019
Who can assist me when I'm not receiving child support payments that are due to me?
Your State Child Support Enforcement (State CSE) Office can assist with child support enforcement is...
Last Updated: April 12, 2017
Do you have resources on mental health courts?
Resources on mental health courts are available on the Courts: Mental Health Courts section of our w...
Last Updated: March 21, 2014