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Millions of cases are filed in local, state, tribal, and federal courts each year. Most court systems include trial courts, which hear criminal and civil cases; appellate courts, which review cases decided at the trial court level; and at least one supreme court, which is the court of last resort within a judiciary system.


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OJP Publications

Improving the PDQ Database To Enhance Investigative Lead Information From Automotive Paints, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016

Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012, BJS, September 2016

Justice Assistance Grant Program, 2016, BJS, September 2016

Improving the Investigation and Prosecution of State and Local Human Trafficking Cases, NIJ, September 2016

Reducing Demand for Prostitution in San Francisco With a "John School" Program, NIJ, August 2016

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Where can I access the two part training entitled What Every Law Enforcement Officer Should Know about DNA Evidence?
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