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NCJ Number: 136534 Find in a Library
Title: State Justice Institute: Programs To Improve the Administration of Justice in the State Courts -- Final Grant Guideline, Fiscal Year 1992
Corporate Author: State Justice Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 118
Sponsoring Agency: State Justice Institute
Alexandria, VA 22314
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The State Justice Institute is authorized by Federal law to award grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts to State and local courts, nonprofit organizations, and others for the purpose of improving the administration of justice in the State courts. Approximately $11-12 million will be dispensed in fiscal year 1992.
Abstract: These guidelines provide recommendations to grant writers concerning the preparation of concept papers and applications. Authorized program areas that lie under the scope of this program include education and training programs, research on alternative means of using personnel in court decisionmaking activities, support for State court planning, collection of statistical data, studies of court rules and procedures, and support for programs to increase court responsiveness to citizen needs. Some special interest program categories include methods of judicial selection, education and training for judges and other key court personnel, technical assistance, and conferences. The guidelines cover definitions, eligibility requirements, types of projects, and amounts of awards. Requirements for concept paper submission and applications for new projects are outlined. The application review procedures are discussed as are renewal funding procedures, compliance requirements, financial requirements, and grant adjustments. 5 appendixes
Main Term(s): Grants or contracts; State courts
Index Term(s): Funding guidelines
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