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Victim-Defendants and COVID-19

Published: July, 2020| Cindene Pezzell, Esq.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created increased risks and complications for survivors of intimate partner violence, including those who are charged with crimes, incarcerated, or reentering their… View this resource

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Potential to Prevent Mass Shootings Through Domestic Violence Firearm Restrictions

Published: June, 2020| April M. Zeoli

In this webinar, Dr. April M. Zeoli discusses findings from her recently published research investigating mass shooters and the potential to prevent mass shootings through domestic violence firearm… View this resource

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Using Web-Based Technologies to Promote Safe Access to Protection Orders During Pandemics and Natural Disasters

Published: June, 2020| LaJuan Epperson, Barbara Holmes, Jannet Okazaki, Kay Radwanski, Ruth Reichard

During the COVID-19 pandemic, courts have been modifying procedures and expanding remote access to protection orders to help survivors overcome the additional barriers presented by social distancing… View this resource

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Understanding and Addressing Women’s Use of Force in Intimate Relationships: A Retrospective

Published: May, 2020| Lisa Young Larance, Leigh Goodmark

This presentation provides an overview of the complexity of women’s use of force in their intimate heterosexual relationships. The presenters explore the common characteristics of women who use force… View this resource

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Utilization of Video Conference Software for Men’s BIPs: Experience, Research to date and COVID-19 Considerations

Published: April, 2020| Melissa Scaia, Jon Heath

In January of 2019, Melissa Scaia and Jon Heath coordinated with researchers to find out if court ordered domestic violence groups should be offered using video conference software (VCS). The… View this resource

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Tools for Advocates Responding to COVID-19 and Domestic Violence

Published: April, 2020| Rob (Roberta) Valente

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased danger for survivors of domestic violence in the past few months. Governmental “stay at home” orders have forced many survivors and their children into… View this resource

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Working with Interpreters in a Court Setting

Published: March, 2020| Cannon Han, Hon. Ramona A. Gonzalez

Working with an interpreter is essential to ensuring victim safety for individuals with limited English proficiency in the civil protection order process.  This webinar will provide participants with… View this resource

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Enhancing Existing Partnerships to Implement Firearm Surrender

Published: January, 2020| Sgt. Jordan Ferguson

This webinar seeks to reimagine the typical law enforcement response to intimate partner violence through the discussion of promising practices in firearms surrender implementation. Sgt. Jordan… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Extreme Risk Laws Matrix

Published: December, 2019| NCPOFFC

This matrix provides information on Extreme Risk Laws, also known as extreme risk protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Unauthorized Practice of Law Matrix

Published: December, 2019| NCPOFFC

This matrix provides a statutory compilation on unauthorized practice of law. 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