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January 2015

Developing Policy on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

Author(s): Diane Wetendorf, Dottie L. Davis
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

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

Author(s): Tamar Kraft-Stolar
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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July 2014

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

Author(s): Jill Theresa Messing, Jacquelyn Campbell, Janet Sullivan Wilson, Sheryll Brown, Beverly Patchell, Christine Shall
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

Author(s): Hayley Weedn, Joseph Scovel, Jason Juran
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

Author(s): Faye Luppl, Julia Colpitts
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

Trauma and Resilience

Author(s): Jessica Feierman , Lauren Fine
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

This chart is a compilation of the strangulation laws in the United States.
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January 2014

The National Domestic Violence Pro Bono Directory

This directory includes a comprehensive guide to volunteer opportunities in different states. At the top of the above-listed webpage, attorneys can find a link to the Domestic Violence Pro Bono Guide. Attorneys can then select the state in which they wish to offer their pro bono services.
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November 2013

Child Labor in America: History, Policy, and Legislative Issues

Author(s): Gerald Mayer
This report examines the historical issue of child labor in the United States and summarizes the legislation that has been introduced from the 108th to the 113th Congress.
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November 2013

Tribal Law and Order Commission Report: A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer

This report provides the most comprehensive assessments ever undertaken of criminal justice systems services Native American and Alaska Native communities. It clears up many of the previous studies that lack the understanding of the Alaska criminal justice landscape and Alaska Native Indian law principles that are not in accordance with Lower 48 tribes and jurisdiction.
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October 2013

Criminal Records and Employment Rights: A Tool for Survivors of Domestic Violence

This publication is designed to help survivors with a criminal record to better understand their employment rights, and offer tips and resources as survivors prepare for the job application and interview process, attend job interviews, and hear back from the prospective employer.
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September 2013

Hitting Them Where It Hurts: Strategies for Seizing Assets in Human Trafficking Cases

Author(s): Charlene Whitman
This issue discusses civil and criminal asset forfeiture as a tool in prosecuting cases of human trafficking and related crimes.