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Web Tip Wednesdays!

Web Tip Wednesdays!

Welcome to our newest feature on the blog, Web Tip Wednesday.  WTW will provide tips for getting the most out of our website, OADC systems, working with the agency, or anything we think will make your life easier!  If you have any feedback or corrections for any item published on WTW, please email Shawndell Irving.

For our inaugural WTW, we will cover….

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The blog is a brand new feature that rolled out with our website redesign earlier this year.  In order to access the majority of blog posts, you will need to be logged into the site.  We are really excited about being able to bring you helpful information and current news through the blog.

One great way to stay up-to-speed with the topics that interest you the most is through subscriptions.  The easiest way to do this is to subscribe to the categories that apply to you.  This article will walk you through that process.

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Position Announcement

The Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming seeks an investigator to join their Cheyenne, Wyoming office. 

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NYT: Jury Secrecy Doesn’t Apply if Bias Taints Deliberations, Justices Rule

Congratulations to Jonathan Rosen, the OADC's Coordinator of Legal Resources and Technology, on this important win.  

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Racial Bias Among Jurors at Heart of Supreme Court Case

Check out our own Jonathan Rosen, Legal Research and Technology Coordinator, in the NYT!

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Stacie Nelson Colling joins the Coalition for Juvenile Justice board

We are proud to announce that OADC's Juvenile Defense Coordinator, Stacie Nelson Colling, has joined the board of the Coalition for Juvenile Justice as the Western Region Chair.  Stacie hopes that her presence on this national board will help further the efforts of those in our state who are working so tirelessly to protect children involved in the criminal system.  Please feel free to contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have issues you would like brought in front of the board or to discuss the work of the CJJ.

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Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform & HR 3713

The OADC is a proud signatory of the attached letter, calling on U.S. House of Representatives Leadership to pass meaningful, comprehensive criminal and juvenile justice reform during this congressional session. Specifically, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s repeated acknowledgment that “children are different,” it encourages reform in the areas of sentencing reviews, solitary confinement and sealing and expungement. Further, it demands reform for the thousands of people serving harsh mandatory minimums for non-violent drug offenses. Finally, it implores Congress to meaningfully reform our corrections system by increasing rehabilitative programming and re-entry services.

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Act 4 Juvenile Justice

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Director Lindy Frolich wins James I. Keane Memorial Award

The James I. Keane Memorial Award celebrates innovative delivery of personal legal services that serve both moderate income individuals and the broad middle class. Lawyers, law offices, and legal organizations that develop, use, and promote digital legal services are all eligible for nomination.

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