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October 2015

American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States, Fifth Edition

This is the fifth edition of the VPC’s American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States. The study analyzes news reports of murder-suicides for the six-month period January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. To the VPC’s knowledge, it is the largest and most comprehensive analysis available on murder-suicide in the United States.
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September 2015

Accounting for Risk and Danger Practice Checklists: Coordinating Risk Assessment in Domestic Violence Cases

Author(s): Connie Sponsler-Garcia
These checklists are intended to help jurisdictions ensure that their criminal justice responses identify and address potential risks to victims, based on sound research on risk factors associated with IPV.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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July 2015

Women’s Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration: A Research Update

Author(s): Melissa E. Dichter, Sue Osthoff
This Applied Research paper provides an update to Mary Gilfus’ (2002) publication on the pathways from victimization to incarceration among women and girls, based on the relevant research published in the past 12 years. This research provides additional findings about the extent of victimization experienced by women and girls under correctional control, and a deeper understanding of the ways in which experience of victimization can lead to incarceration.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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July 2015

Women's Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration

Author(s): Melissa E. Dichter
Violence perpetrated against women and girls increases their risk of arrest and incarceration; this paper examines the intersections of violence that are forcing abused girls and women into the criminal justice system not as victims, but as offenders.
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May 2015

LAP Info Packet and FAQ

The LAP is a multi-pronged intervention that consists of a standardized, evidence-based lethality assessment instrument and accompanying referral protocol that helps first responders make a differentiated response that is tailored to the unique circumstances of High-Danger victims.
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April 2015

Choosing and Working with a Lawyer

This section of WomensLaw includes information on choosing and working with a lawyer in civil court proceedings, such as protection orders, custody, and divorce.
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January 2015

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

Author(s): Nancy Smith, Charity Hope
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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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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January 2015

Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project: 12th Annual Report

This Report features the story of Trisha, a young woman who lost her mother to domestic violence homicide at the tender age of 14.
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January 2015

Why Opposing Hyper-Incarceration Should be Central to the Work of the Anti-Domestic Violence Movement

Author(s): Donna Cooker, Ahjané D. Macquoid
This law review advances the argument that activists working to combat domestic violence should advocate against the current system of mass incarceration.
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January 2015

The Misuse of Police Powers in Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

Author(s): Diane Wetendorf, Dottie L. Davis
This document explores how the power and authority granted to officers to protect the public can lead to the abuse of their power. Recommendations are provided for advocates working with survivors whose batterers are in law enforcement.
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January 2015

Violence in the Home

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