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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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Firearms Surrender/Retrieval and Protection Orders: Research and Practice in North Carolina

Published: July, 2013| Beth Moracco, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Moracco review the findings and recommendations of Preventing Firearms Violence Among Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: An Evaluation of a New North Carolina Law. Judges in North Carolina… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

GPS Monitoring for Violators of Protection Orders

Published: July, 2013| NCPOFFC

This promising practice provides information on the GPS monitoring of domestic violence abusers. The use of technology is a new practice to enhance victim safety and offender accountability. View this resource

Webinar Recording

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

Webinar Recording

Islamic Marriage Contracts & Divorces: Implications for Legal Advocacy

Published: June, 2013| Abed Awad, J.D., Chic Dabby

Advocates and attorneys working with Muslim battered women are often faced with complicated legal issues surrounding civil and religious marriages and civil and religious divorces. Because abusers… 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

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

Tools & Guides

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

Tools & Guides

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