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The Responsibilities of Protection Order Judges and Courts

Published: October, 2004| BWJP

Your protection order can be an important part of your safety plan. If wisely written and strictly enforced, a protection order may help keep you and your children safe. This brochure will describe… View this resource

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Responsible Attorneys: Seeking Justice for Battered Women in Protection Order Cases

Published: October, 2004| BWJP

This guide contains information for victims on working with an attorney in a protection order case. The guide sets forth expectations that victims can have of their attorneys, as well as safety and… View this resource

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Bridging Domestic Violence Intervention and Community Policing: Partnership and Problem-Solving Tools

Published: August, 2004| Jane Sadusky

In 1999, the Battered Women's Justice Project began working with four communities to explore the application of community policing, with its emphasis on community engagement and problem-solving, to… View this resource

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When Is Arrest Not An Option The Dilemmas of Predominant Physical Aggressor Language and the Regulation of Intimate Partner Violence

Published: February, 2004| Trish Erwin

This article explores the philosophical, practical, and legal issues involved in using predominant physical aggressor language in response to addressing intimate partner violence. It also includes a… View this resource

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Reducing Language Barriers To Combating Domestic Violence: The Requirements Of Title VI

Published: January, 2004| Carolyn Ham

In addition to the usual obstacles to leaving a violent relationship, battered immigrant women face a host of additional issues such as fears about being deported, loss of legal immigration status and… View this resource

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A Practitioner's Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act: Custody Tools Series

Published: January, 2004| NCPOFFC

This tool provides a statutory summary of the Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 U.S.C §1901. View this resource

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A Practitioner's Guide to the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act (PKPA): Custody Tools Series

Published: January, 2004| NCPOFFC

This tool provides a statutory summary and overview of the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act, 28 U.S.C. §1738A, and significant provisions related to domestic violence and child custody issues. View this resource

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A Practitioner's Guide to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA): Custody Tool Series

Published: January, 2004| NCPOFFC

This tool and statutory summary provides an overview of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, how it works, jurisdictional bases, and significant provisions related to domestic violence and… View this resource

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A Practitioner's Guide to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA): Custody Tools Series

Published: January, 2004| NCPOFFC

This tool provides a statutory summary and overview of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) and its significant provisions related to domestic violence and child custody… View this resource

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Potential Collateral Consequences of a Conviction for Misdemeanor Domestic Assault

Published: October, 2003| Carolyn Ham

This handout outlines many of the possible collateral consequences of a conviction for misdemeanor domestic assault in areas such as housing, immigration, and family court. View this resource

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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

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The Use of Technology to Stalk: An Online Course

Published: January, 2010| Stalking Resource Center

Cell phones. GPS. Computers. Did you know that these technologies can be dangerous weapons in a stalker’s arsenal This self-paced, interactive course will give you a better understanding of how… View this resource

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Meeting the Legal Needs of Human Trafficking Victims: An Introduction for Domestic Violence Attorneys and Advocates

Published: January, 2009| Jean Bruggeman, Elizabeth Keyes

This publication was developed pursuant to a generous grant from the ABA Enterprise Fund, as part of a collaborative effort by several ABA entities aiming to provide attorneys with leadership and… View this resource

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An Approach to Legal Advocacy for Individual Battered Women

Published: June, 1997| Jill Davies

This chapter was developed for non-lawyer advocates working with individual battered women. Effective legal advocacy requires a thorough understanding of the law, the courts, and domestic violence. View this resource

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Violence Against Women: A Curriculum for Empowerment, Facilitator's Manual

Published: January, 1985| Susan Schechter, Sharon Szymanski, Michele Cahill

A manual for facilitators of battered women's groups. The curriculum and workshops were the attempt of the authors to "institutionalize consciousness raising within shelters" and it "offers tools to… View this resource