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Webinar Recording

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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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

Webinar Recording

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

Policy Analysis

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

Webinar Recording

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

Webinar Recording

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

Published: May, 2017| Sonya Passi and Amira Samuel

CONTENT Survivors of domestic violence are eligible to pursue tort claims against their abusers, which could result in life-changing compensatory and punitive awards. However, survivors often have very… View this resource

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VAWnet.org

Published: January, 2015| National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

VAWnet's resource library is home to thousands of materials on violence against women and related issues, with particular attention to its intersections with various forms of oppression. View this resource

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VictimLaw

Published: January, 2015| VictimLaw

A comprehensive on-line database of state, federal, and tribal victims' rights law and protections; the website offers free, user-friendly access to information that until now has been difficult to… View this resource

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Women's Justice Center/Centro de Justicia Para Mujeres

Published: January, 2015| Women's Justice Center

Women’s Justice Center works to end violence against women and children, especially in the Latina, immigrant and other underserved communities. They do this through advocacy, activism, and education.… View this resource

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WomensLaw.org

Published: January, 2015| WomensLaw.org

Free access to legal information, including information on restraining orders, custody, divorce, immigration, and tribal law. Also, links to sheriffs' offices, and court forms and instructions on… View this resource

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Workplaces Respond to Domestic & Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center

Published: January, 2015| Workplaces Respond to Domestic & Sexual Violence

Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center provides information on the internet for the benefit of those interested in providing effective workplace responses to… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault

Published: June, 2014| Office for Victims of Crime

This is an online guide for responding to transgender victims of sexual assault. Although not specifically created for the corrections community, this guide should be of interest to those working in… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Saving Women's Lives: Ending Firearms Violence Against Intimate Partners

Published: June, 2014| Americans For Responsible Solutions

Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired combat veteran and NASA astronaut… View this resource

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Abuse of Power

Published: January, 2014| Diane Wetendorf, Inc.

Provides resources for victims of law enforcement-involved domestic violence and their advocates. View this resource

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Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities/Resource Directory for Service Providers

Published: January, 2014| National Center for Victims of Crime

This Resource Directory is designed to help community advocates working in the fields of crime victim assistance, disability services, law enforcement, and allied professions improve their response to… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2010

Published: November, 2012| Shannan Catalano

From 1994 to 2010, the overall rate of intimate partner violence in the United States declined by 64%, from 9.8 victimizations per 1,000 persons age 12 or older to 3.6 per 1,000. View this resource