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Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
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To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Leadership Institute in Judicial Education (LIJE), University of Memphis.

1 recipient will receive $370,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 83
Description: This grant will fund the Leadership Institute in Judicial Education (LIJE), an innovative judicial branch education program at the University of Memphis. The project purpose is to improve judicial branch education and the administration of justice through education of judges and other judicial branch personnel. Court systems and organizations that provide continuing judicial branch education apply to be accepted to attend LIJE as teams. Components of the program are: (1) Basic Institute for 30 court professionals who attend in teams. Each team leaves with an action plan that details how the new learnings are to be implemented in its jurisdiction. (2) Six On-site Institutes to reinforce the learning that occurred at the Basic Institute and to "expand the circle" to include individuals who play a leadership role in judicial branch education in each team's jurisdiction. (3) Advanced Institute where teams report on their Action Plans. Participants also learn from other teams' experience with change strategies and further explore the principles of learning and development in leadership roles.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
University of Memphis (55688857) $370 Public Educational Institution
315 Administration Building
Memphis, TN
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $375,000 for the Leadership Institute in Judicial Education, University of Memphis;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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