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Interstate Commission for Juveniles (ICJ)




The ICJ fulfills the objectives of the Interstate Compact for Juveniles, a contract between states that regulates the interstate movement of juveniles under court supervision or who have run away from home and left their state of residence. Michigan, one of the states that has ratified the compact, is bound by federal law to observe the terms of the agreement. The ICJ national office provides a wide range of resources including training, a benchbook, quick reference guides (a toolkit), and a national data system.

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National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP)




Housed at American University Washington College of Law, NIWAP received a State Justice Institute grant to develop training material, training curriculua, and delivers training for judges and court staff on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Findings, and provide judges with legal information to assist courts when immigration issues arise in state family court proceedings. In March, 2018 NIWAP produced a Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Bench Book, which focuses on the legal rights and options for immigrant children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by at least one of their parents.

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State Bar of Michigan (SBM)





Offering members of the State Bar of Michigan complimentary access to Casemaker, a legal research database, and a  resource library with hardcopy and e-publication material available for a 2-week loan

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Michigan Legal Help

Offering help to people who are handling legal problems without a lawyer. This website includes many Do-It-Yourself tools and guides.

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American Bar Association (ABA)





A site offering public information and resources on Law Day, Constitution Day, and online legal help.

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Michigan Indigent Defense Commission (MIDC)





A site offering commission information, policies and reports, and resources which may be of interest or use to judicial officers.

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National Association for Court Management (NACM)





A site offering court management professionals resources, publications, and conferences to enhance court administration skills and knowledge.

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National Center for State Courts (NCSC)





A non-profit court improvement organization offering web resources, publications, and court administration technical assistance and consultation. The NCSC also offers resources specifically on immigration and judicial ethics, including a blog, judicial conduct report, and contact information for questions.

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National Council of Juvenile and Family Court





An organization offering juvenile and family court judges and professionals technical assistance and resources on juvenile and family court topics.

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National Judicial College (NJC)





Housed on the University of Nevada-Reno campus, this organization offers education programs for appellate, trial, administrative, and tribal judges.

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State Justice Institute (SJI)





Established by federal law to improve the quality of justice and foster innovation in all state courts, SJI awards grants that benefit the nation's judicial system.

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State Law Library





The State Law Library maintains a number of helpful links, including a Directory of Michigan Law Libraries. Reference librarians are available 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday to assist researchers use the libraries collection of print and electronic resources. The State Law Library can be reached by phone at 517-373-0630.

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