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September 2001

Federal Campus Crime Reporting 101

This is an information packet highlighting history, providing definitions of common terms and answering frequently asked questions regarding the U.S. "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" (the Clery Act).
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September 2001

Documenting Domestic Violence: How Health Care Providers Can Help Victims

Author(s): Nancy E. Isaac, V. Pualani Enos
This research brief discusses the importance of documenting domestic violence in healthcare settings to establish factual evidence of the abuse and thereby strengthening legal cases for domestic violence survivors.
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August 2001

Working Effectively with the Police: A Guide for Battered Women's Advocates

Author(s): Jane M. Sadusky
This article highlights information advocates need in order to work collaboratively and effectively with police officers and other law enforcement personnel. The author discusses the changes police officers have made regarding when and how they arrest, investigate, write reports, and how they work with and support prosecutors and victim advocates.
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July 2001

Privacy, Technology and Criminal Justice Information: Public Attitudes towards Uses of Criminal History Information

Summarizes findings on public attitudes toward the availability and use of individuals' criminal history records outside of the criminal justice system.
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May 2001

Effective Interventions in Domestic Violence Cases: Context Is Everything

Author(s): Loretta Frederick
In order to ensure that criminal justice system interventions are effective in holding offenders accountable and protecting victims from harm, the context in which each act of domestic violence occurs must be understood.
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February 2001

Towards an Understanding of Women's Use of Non-Lethal Violence in Intimate Heterosexual Relationships

Author(s): Shamita Das Dasgupta
The paper examines the complex issue of women's use of non-lethal violence against their male partners including a review of existing research, an examination of the motivations and context, and a critical analysis to inform policy and practice.
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January 2001

Payment for Forensic Exams

This report examines states' recent payment strategies for sexual assault forensic exams and the strategies' strengths and shortcomings.
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January 2001

No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prisons

This report discusses the context of male rape in prison and the roles of consent, coercion, manipulation, threat of violence, violence and sexual slavery.
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March 2000

Children's Advocacy Centers in Indian Country

The booklet discusses CAC's model in developing a proven response to child abuse by creating a multidisciplinary team approach that coordinates the key services involved in the investigation, prosecution, and treatment&of child abuse cases. It concludes by encouraging tribal communities in the developmental stages to consider the CAC's model as an appropriate response to child abuse.
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January 2000

The Impact of Police-Perpetrated Domestic Violence

Author(s): Diane Wetendorf
This article examines the dynamics of police-perpetrated domestic violence and how it impacts the victim, the department, and the community. It explores how a police officer's training and professional life contribute to his arsenal of techniques and tactics of abuse.
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October 1999

Investing in Girls: A 21st Century Strategy

This document is comprised of several articles on issues related to girls in the juvenile justice system including ways 'at-risk' girls continue to be misunderstood and underserved.
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June 1999

Blind Reporting of Sexual Violence

Author(s): Sabrina Garcia, Margaret Henderson
This article discusses a process that allows victims of sexual violence to file anonymous or confidential reports (being labeled as blind reports).