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Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Faulkner University, AL.

1 recipient will receive $691,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 44
Description: The Faulkner University, Jones School of Law is implementing a comprehensive Dispute Resolution Program to teach students the concepts of dispute resolution; conduct workshops for teachers, social workers, attorneys and court personnel on mediation techniques and training; and place students in public court systems, state agencies and public institutions to help mediate and resolve disputes. The staff at the Jones School of Law is expanding and enhancing their Dispute Resolution Program activities. They are expanding Mediation Clinic services to Autauga and Elmore counties; currently they provide services to Montgomery County, Alabama. They are offering the Dispute Resolution Certificate Program to at least two additional constituencies: practicing attorneys and judges and non-lawyer professionals like clergy, counselors, teachers and state administrators. The Certificate Program is also being marketed in the States of Louisiana, Tennessee, Georgia, and Mississippi. The Faulkner University is expanding the Jones School of Law Annual Dispute Resolution Conference by increasing the scope of the conference from one day to three days and offering two additional locations outside of the State of Alabama. They are developing the Jones School of Law Dispute Resolution Library Collection for use by program participants and constituents and to assist in marketing the program and conferences. A line item in the FY 2005 Congressional budget provides funding to the Faulkner University for the Dispute Resolution Program.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Faulkner University (79109500) $691 Private Educational Institution
5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $700,000 for the Dispute Resolution program at Faulkner University, AL;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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