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NCJ Number: 70189 Find in a Library
Title: Alternative Sources of Funding and Technical Assistance for State Courts
Author(s): L M Adams
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185-4147
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Alternative sources of funding and technical assistance for State courts are listed and briefly described.
Abstract: Funding and/or technical assistance for State courts are listed from eight types of sources: 1) Federal agency sources, 2) source materials, 3) LEAA-funded technical assistance projects, 4) National Center for State Courts--National Scope Projects, 5) the Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project, 6) clearinghouses, 7) the National Directory of Court-Related Organizations, and 8) court-related publications. Federal fund sources for various court needs that are briefly described include the National Institute of Corrections, Economic Development Office of the Department of Commerce, the Office of Revenue Sharing of the Department of the Treasury, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Alcohol Abuse, Mental Health, and Drug Abuse. A detailed description is provided of the services and procedure for requesting assistance from the Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project, which is a service arm of the Adjudication Division of LEAA's Office of Criminal Justice Programs and serves as a broad-based resource for all segments of the courts community. Organizational objectives and regional contacts are also provided for the National Juvenile Court Services Association. The addresses of 35 national organizations are listed under a national directory of court-related organizations.
Index Term(s): Funding sources; Reference materials; State courts
Note: Prepared for presentation at the Administrator Association of Special Courts, Lancaster (PA), March 19-20, 1980
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