District Attorney Offices’ Response to

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

On March 18, NDAA posted an article on our blog cataloging how court systems and District Attorney offices are responding to the COVID-19 emergency. We are updating the link to the comprehensive report within the blog post on a daily basis. If you have any questions about individual state orders or wish to add your community's best practices to this document, please reach out to Kiona D. Gaines at kdavis@ndaajustice.org.

 

View the Blog &  Comprehensive Report Updated Daily

 

 

COVID-19: Virtual and Economic Impacts in the

World of Prosecution

 

The spread of the novel coronavirus has shifted large swaths of the country’s population to a virtual environment, abandoning the physical office space and opening up a whole new arena of challenges impacting communities and the criminal justice system. The increased virtual nature of work means a proliferation and enhanced risk of cybercriminals looking to exploit concerns surrounding public health by luring individuals into sharing sensitive information.

 

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Child Vulnerabilities in a Time of a

Global Pandemic (Part 1)

 

As COVID-19 continues to spread, focus has been placed on those age 60 and older and those with underlying conditions, deeming them as “vulnerable populations.” One demographic that has not gotten much attention yet faces challenges of its own: children. Children are more vulnerable to abuse, neglect and sexual exploitation during these challenging times.

 

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Child Vulnerabilities in a Time of a

Global Pandemic (Part 2)

 

The internet can be a critical tool for children during this coronavirus pandemic and the closure of educational institutions nationwide. However, the increased online access also comes with risks, such as inappropriate content, cyberbullying, and online predators. Children on the internet are more than ever susceptible to online adult predators posing as children.

 

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Shifting to Remote Work: Take Advantage of Resources You Are Already Paying For

 

As offices and communities implement mandatory work at home policies, we know there is a scramble to keep communication flowing. If you're already paying for a Microsoft Office 365 subscription, we encourage you to consider exploring Teams as a communication tool.

 

It is already included with almost every 365 subscription at no extra charge, and is a powerful way to share documents, files, have discussions, video chat and schedule web meetings without additional cost. 

To help you get started, here is a link to some free training on YouTube.

 

 

Free Microsoft Team Training from Bigger Brains

 

Upcoming CLE Webinars

 

Practical Economic Investigations & Tactical Prosecutions

April 30, 2020

2:00 pm EST

Large Sex Trafficking Rings in your Backyard – Human Trafficking Case Studies

May 12, 2020

2:00 pm EST

Building a Culture of Best Practices in Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Human Trafficking

June 23, 2020

2:00 pm EST

 

 


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