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Nuisance Ordinances: How They Work, Who They Harm, and How to Fight Them

Published: September, 2019| Sandra Park, J.D.; Linda Morris, J.D.

Nuisance ordinances – which impose civil and criminal penalties on residents for seeking police or emergency medical assistance - purport to discourage crime and promote safety and quality of life… View this resource

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Are Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessments Racially Biased?

Published: July, 2019| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD and Neil S. Websdale, PhD

In this webinar, we explore the question of whether Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) risk assessments (RAs) are racially biased. We situate IPV RAs within the broader movement to assess risk, links to… View this resource

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Introduction and Overview of the National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center for OVW Grantees

Published: July, 2019| Kristine Lizdas, J.D.

The National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center provides technical assistance and training on the effective implementation and enforcement of domestic violence-related firearm… View this resource

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Nonfatal Intimate Partner Violence: The Special Role of Firearms

Published: July, 2019| Susan Sorenson, Ph.D. and Emily F. Rothman, ScD

Firearms are the most common weapon used to kill an intimate partner in the U.S.. Less acknowledged is the role that guns play in intimate partner violence (IPV) that doesn’t result in death. In this… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Protection Orders and Working with People with Disabilities

Published: February, 2019| NCPOFFC

The Protection Orders and Working with People with Disabilities tip sheet is a tool that attorneys, advocates, and others can familiarize themselves with common types of disabilities, the unique… View this resource

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Perceiving Credibility: Judicial Decision-making in Domestic Violence Protective Order Cases

Published: February, 2019| Cara J. Person, PhD, MPH, CPH

Many women who experience intimate partner violence (IPV) seek domestic violence protective orders (DVPOs) for secondary IPV prevention. Because judges have considerable autonomy making DVPO case… View this resource

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Predicting Intimate Partner Violence Injuries Based on Police Reports

Published: February, 2019| Marie Karlsson, PhD

Approximately half of all victims of intimate partner violence are injured (Truman & Morgan, 2014). There are several different sociodemographic and incident related factors that increase the… View this resource

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Multiple Victim Homicides, Mass Murders, and Homicide-Suicide as Domestic Violence Events

Published: January, 2019| April Zeoli, PhD

While intimate partner homicides are generally discussed as events in which there is a single homicide victim, they often involve multiple homicide victims and even the homicide offender’s suicide.… View this resource

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Trauma-Informed Victim Interview (TIVI) for the Justice System, Part 2

Published: January, 2019| Donna Kelly and Justin Boardman

Part two will build on what was learned in part one and will focus on how to use the information discovered in the trauma-informed victim interview. By acknowledging that these interviews are… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Are Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Tools Racially Biased? Some Observations From Research and Practice

Published: January, 2019| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD and Neil S. Websdale, PhD

This paper considers the question of whether Intimate Partner Violence risk assessments are racially biased. View this resource

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Accessing Safety Initiative

Published: January, 2015| Vera Institute of Justice

Funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Accessing Safety Initiative helps organizations and communities meet the needs of women with disabilities & Deaf women who are victims or… View this resource

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AEquitas: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women

Published: January, 2015| Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

AEquitas' mission is to improve the quality of justice in sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking cases by developing, evaluating, and refining prosecution… View this resource

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American Bar Association Home Front

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

This website provides legal information and resources relevant to military servicemembers, veterans, and their families. View this resource

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American Bar Association Military Pro Bono Project

Published: January, 2015| American Bar Association

The ABA Military Pro Bono Project accepts case referrals from military attorneys on behalf of junior-enlisted, active duty military personnel and their families with civil legal problems, and it… View this resource

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Association for Women's Rights in Development

Published: January, 2015| Association For Women's Rights in Development

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human… View this resource

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Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan

Published: January, 2015| Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan

The Batterer Intervention Services of Michigan Coalition's website contains useful national information on state standards in batterer treatment, and presentations by Lundy Bancroft. View this resource

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Bureau of Justice Statistics

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

The U.S. Department of Justice website offers research and statistical publications on domestic violence. View this resource

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Community Supervision of Domestic Violence Offenders

Published: January, 2015| American Probation and Parole Association

The Office on Violence Against Women of the U. S. Department of Justice awarded funding to the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) for a project that has: compiled information on… View this resource

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Department of Defense (DoD) Policy Documents

Published: January, 2015| Department of Defense

This website contains all Department of Defense (DoD) directives, instructions, manuals, and more. View this resource

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Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Published: January, 2015| Department of Veterans Affairs

This is the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website which provides information on VA health, benefits, and burial & memorial information. View this resource