BJS is seeking applications to update and conduct the 2019 National Survey of Tribal Courts. Tasks include update the questionnaire, conduct cognitive testing, and implement the full data collection for the reference year 2019. The NSTCS19 will collect information on the administration and operation of the estimated nearly 300 tribal courts in the U.S. The survey collects trending data on core NSTCS items, such as office staff size, staff benefits and resources, sources of funding, caseload and calls for services. In addition, the NSTCS 2019 will gather information on emerging issues, such human trafficking, domestic violence and violence against women and children; available program and services; and responses to the opioid crisis in Indian country.
Date Created: February 5, 2019