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Webinar Recording

The Changing Racial Dynamics of Women's Incarceration

Published: October, 2013| Marc Mauer

In February, The Sentencing Project released the report, “The Changing Racial Dynamics of Women’s Incarceration,” written by Marc Mauer. This webinar, presented by the report’s author, discusses the… View this resource

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Institutional Betrayal – Higher Education, the Military, and the Criminal Justice System

Published: September, 2013| Carly Smith, MA, MS, Glenna Tinney, Stephanie Avalon

Faculty explore the various ways that critical systems have historically betrayed the trust of battered women and sexual assault survivors. The three institutions examined in this webinar are higher… View this resource

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Civil and Criminal Protection Orders and the Role of Probation and Parole

Published: September, 2013| NCPOFFC, James E. Henderson Jr., MSW, Katherine Strickfaden

This webinar provides an overview of the role probation/parole officers play in keeping victims safe while highlighting supervision efforts that can be made by other allied professionals. Discussion… View this resource

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Exploring Where to Stand on Stand Your Ground: Recent Changes in Self-Defense Laws and Implications for Victims of Battering

Published: July, 2013| Cindene Pezzell

Do “Stand Your Ground” (SYG) laws exclude victims of battering Are they particularly harmful to victims of battering who defend themselves Is the problem with the laws themselves or the application of… View this resource

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Domestic Violence Courts – Research and Practice

Published: July, 2013| Michael Rempel, Ph.D., Melissa Labriola, Ph.D., Liberty Aldrich, J.D., The Honorable Jeffrey Kremers, The Honorable Nancy Kessler, Margaret Drew, J.D.

Faculty explore the findings of the Center for Court Innovation's New York State Domestic Violence Court study. They answer questions about the NYS research, address the CCI National DV Court study… View this resource

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Part II: Stearns County Domestic Violence Felony Court: Keeping Victims Safe

Published: July, 2013| Janelle Kendall, Ann Cofell, Kim Salitros

In 2009, the Stearns County Domestic Violence Partnership opened the nation’s first repeat felony domestic violence court. While offenders are identified as appropriate for the Domestic Violence… View this resource

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Part I: Stearns County Domestic Violence Felony Court: Holding Offenders Accountable

Published: June, 2013| Janelle Kendall, Becky Bales Cramlet, Lt. James Mortenson

In 2009, the Stearns County Domestic Violence Partnership opened the nation’s first repeat felony domestic violence court. The court identifies repeat felony domestic violence offenders at the initial… View this resource

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Interagency Planning: Engage your Partners in Goal-Setting to Address Dangerousness and Gaps in Case Processing

Published: June, 2013| Graham Barnes

This webinar is especially suitable for CCR coordinators or anyone working with a coordinated community response within a criminal justice setting. Many communities have interagency groups with some… View this resource

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Strategies for System Change: Rethinking System Responses to Trafficking Victims

Published: May, 2013| Helen Rubenstein, Michele Garnett McKenzie

In recent years Minnesota has taken significant steps toward protecting victims of sex trafficking and holding perpetrators accountable. Join Helen Rubenstein and Michele Garnett McKenzie of The… View this resource

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Barriers to Solutions: Investigating and Prosecuting Human Trafficking

Published: May, 2013| Viktoria Kristiansson

This webinar is designed to raise prosecutors’ awareness about the dynamics and indicators of human trafficking and challenge participants to reevaluate their approach to detecting and prosecuting… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Handbook for Legislation on Violence against Women

Published: January, 2010| United Nations

This Handbook for Legislation on Violence against Women, prepared by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Division for the Advancement of Women (DESA/DAW), is intended to assist States and… View this resource

Research & Statistics

A National Portrait of Domestic Violence Courts

Published: December, 2009| Melissa Labriola, Sarah Bradley, Chris S. O’Sullivan, Michael Rempel, Samantha Moore

With funding from the National Institute of Justice, this study explores how criminal domestic violence courts have evolved, their rationale, and how their operations vary across the U.S. This study… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Making Arrests in Domestic Violence Cases: What Police Should Know

Published: January, 2009| David Hirschel

Based on data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System and a multistate survey of incident records kept by police, this study examined police arrest practices in domestic violence cases, with… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research: For Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, and Judges

Published: January, 2009| Andrew R. Klein

The purpose of this work is to describe to practitioners what the research tells us about domestic violence, including its perpetrators and victims, the impact of current responses to it and domestic… View this resource

Amicus Brief

Office on Violence Against Women Statement on Giles v. California

Published: July, 2008| Cindy Dyer

In the case of Giles v. California, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the doctrine of forfeiture by wrongdoing applied only when a defendant caused a victim’s absence from trial and did so with the… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

At A Crossroads: Developing Duluth's Prosecution Response to Battered Women Who Fight Back

Published: January, 2007| Mary Asmus

This monograph tells the story of how city prosecutors, battered women's advocates, and other practitioners in Duluth's criminal justice system came together to address the unique issues presented by… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Vermont’s Model Protocol: Law Enforcement Response to Children at the Scene of a Domestic Violence Incident

Published: June, 2004| Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council, Vermont Department for Children and Families, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

The intent of this protocol is to assist law enforcement officers in their response to children at the scene of domestic violence incidents. The goals of an effective response include assessing… View this resource