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Recent Trends in Firearm Legislation and Case Law Update

Published: July, 2017| Alla Lefkowitz

CONTENT The landscape around firearm laws is constantly shifting.  If you want to know about recent legal changes, this webinar is for you. The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith &… View this resource

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Implementing a Firearm Surrender Protocol

Published: July, 2017| Jennifer Waindle and Jenni Stolarski

CONTENT Research and experience confirm that access to a firearm dramatically increases the risk of lethality in domestic violence cases. This webinar will address applicable federal law, including… View this resource

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Batterer Intervention Programs and Victim Safety: Where Do We Go From Here?

Published: June, 2017| Sharon “Sherry” Aaron, LCSW

CONTENT Victim safety hinges on effective Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPs), yet studies have shown that there is high recidivism and dropout rates among BIP participants—raising questions about… View this resource

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Advocate Lessons: How Law Enforcement Responds to and Investigates Domestic Violence Cases (Part 2: CCR Problem-Solving Series: The Role of Law Enforcement)

Published: May, 2017| Mary Ingham and Chief Deputy David Hepperly

CONTENT This second webinar in BWJP’s CCR Problem-Solving Series builds upon the initial discussion of law enforcement response and specifically explores the role and responsibilities of law… View this resource

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Using the National Crime Information Center to spread the word about Protection Orders

Published: May, 2017| Harry E. Carlile Jr.

CONTENT The NCIC Protection Order File (POF) contains information on court orders which are issued to prevent acts of domestic violence against a person or to prevent a person from stalking… View this resource

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Where Do We Go From Here? Unfinished Business

Published: May, 2017| Andrew Klein and Jessica Klein

CONTENT Andrew and Jessica Klein’s book, Abetting Batterers: What Police, Prosecutors, and Courts Aren’t Doing to Protect America’s Women reveals a pattern of incompetence and inattention in how the… View this resource

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What Advocates Need to Know About Law Enforcement’s Role (Part 1: CCR Problem-Solving Series: The Role of Law Enforcement)

Published: May, 2017| Mary Ingham

CONTENT Law enforcement plays a critical role in the current legal system response to domestic violence. As first responders to calls of domestic violence, much of the system’s ability to keep victims… View this resource

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Do Community-Based Advocates, Barring Other Professional or Statutory Rules, Have an Enforceable Obligation to Avoid Conflicts of Interest?

Published: May, 2017| Sandra Tibbetts Murphy, J.D

For many years, advocates and their programs have found themselves in complicated situations, where two people who appear to have opposing interests seek their assistance.  Traditionally, the response… View this resource

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Abetting Batterers: What Police, Prosecutors and Courts Aren’t Doing to Protect America’s Women: A Discussion with the Authors

Published: May, 2017| Andrew Klein and Jessica Klein

CONTENT This webinar will discuss how court systems across the country, instead of protecting victims of abuse, are actually abetting batterers. The authors will discuss the evolution of criminal… View this resource

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Tort Suits & Financial Compensation for Domestic Violence Survivors: A Webinar for Attorneys

Published: May, 2017| Amira Samuel

Often when the police are called for domestic violence, men who batter are arrested, convicted, and then likely sent to a batterers intervention program.  What community support, programming… View this resource

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National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

Published: January, 2015| National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

The National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women, a nonprofit organization founded in 1987, is a resource and advocacy center for battered women charged with crimes related to their… View this resource

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National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides a list of state domestic violence coalitions and other resources for victims and advocates. View this resource

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National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges/Family Violence Department

Published: January, 2015| National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

The Family Violence Department improves the way courts, law enforcement agencies, and others respond to family violence, while recognizing the legal, cultural, and psychological dynamics involved with… View this resource

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

Established in 1972, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. View this resource

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National Immigration Project

Published: January, 2015| National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

A national non-profit that provides legal and technical support to immigrant communities, legal practitioners, and all advocates seeking to advance the rights of noncitizens. View this resource

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National Institute of Justice

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

The National Institute of Justice website houses research on violence against women. View this resource

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National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence

The NJIDV has collaborated with a broad range of professionals, including judges, attorneys, advocates, academics, mental health experts, social scientists, child experts, elder abuse and geriatric… View this resource

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National Network To End Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Network to End Domestic Violence

NNEDV provides training and assistance to the statewide and territorial coalitions against domestic violence. It also furthers public awareness of domestic violence and changes beliefs that condone… View this resource

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National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women

Published: January, 2015| National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women

The National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women seeks to challenge and eliminate all forms of oppression and discrimination against immigrant women facing violence by empowering them to… View this resource

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Office on Violence Against Women

Published: January, 2015| The United States Department of Justice

The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the national capacity to reduce violence… View this resource