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January 2015

Sexual Assault and Rape in the Military: The Invisible Victims of International Gender Crimes at the Front Lines

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This piece argues that that understanding intra-military sexual assault as a violation of customary international law could help lead to reforms in how the prosecution of such cases is handled.
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January 2015

Developing Policy on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This article discusses various elements that may be considered by police administrators and victim advocates for inclusion in a policy on officer-involved domestic violence.
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January 2015

Violence in the Home

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This brochure provides information on the options and help available for immigrant and refugee women who experience domestic violence.
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January 2015

State and Local Bar Associations

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This directory links to the contact information of many state and local bar associations. A bar association is a professional organization of attorneys who practice law in the same county, city, or state, or who practice law in a particular topic area (for example: family law). Some bar associations are voluntary, while others require that all attorneys practicing in that location or practicing that area of law are members.
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January 2015

Reproductive Injustice: The State of Reproductive Health Care for Women in New York State Prisons

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This report details top findings on reproductive healthcare in the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, including the fact that reproductive healthcare for women in New York State prisons is woefully substandard, with women routinely facing poor-quality care and assaults on their basic human dignity and reproductive rights.
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January 2015

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This document offers a framework for understanding and addressing the unmet needs of Deaf survivors that is rooted in a cultural and linguistic perspective.
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July 2014

Police Departments’ Use of the Lethality Assessment Program: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation

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This study suggests that the LAP demonstrates promise as an evidence informed collaborative police-social service intervention that increases survivors' safety and empowers them toward decisions of self-care.
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May 2014

Human Trafficking & Native Peoples in Oregon: A Human Rights Report

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The report focuses specifically on Native populations within Oregon. Its focus is one of a human rights legal fact-finding report that sets out to measure whether federal, state, and local government officials are meeting their obligations under international, national and state law in prosecuting traffickers, protecting survivors, and preventing trafficking as it involves the Native population in Oregon.
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May 2014

A Roadmap to Risk Assessment: ODARA and Maine’s CCR

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This webinar describes the process leading to the recommendation that Maine risk assessment practice be updated to include the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA) tool.
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April 2014

Thinking Outside the Box: Limiting the Collection of Rape Kit Evidence in Acquaintance Rape Trials

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This article explores the concept of limiting the collection of rape kit evidence in cases where the victim knows the person who raped them.
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April 2014

Trauma and Resilience

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This publication sets forth key risks of and opportunities for using research on trauma in youth advocacy. It focuses on legal strategies advocates can use in court, and the state and local policies needed to support these strategies.
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January 2014

Strangulation Laws

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This chart is a compilation of the strangulation laws in the United States.