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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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  • Training Tools
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.
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September 2013

Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation: A Research Review

Author(s): Joan S. Meier
This Applied Research paper provides a historical and research overview of Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation, identifies strategic issues for advocates working with victims, and offers guidelines to improve courts’ treatment of these issues.
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August 2013

Recommendations for Administrators of Prisons, Jails, and Community Confinement Facilities for Adapting the U.S. Department of Justice’s "A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents"

This guide is designed to assist administrators of prisons, jails, and community confinement facilities in drafting or revising protocols for an immediate response to reports of sexual assault.
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May 2013

Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report

This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. It outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
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May 2013

An Exploratory Study of Juvenile Orders of Protection as a Remedy for Dating Violence

Author(s): Andrew Klein, Amy Salomon, Laura Elwyn, Amy Barasch, Jane L. Powers, Mary Maley, James A. Gilmer, Matthew Pirchner, Ian Harris, Jennifer Sarah Tiffany, Deinera Exner-Cortens
This study examines protective orders (POs) taken out by teens as a remedy for dating violence by developing a comprehensive portrait of their use in New York State.
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May 2013

Insecure Communities: Latino Perceptions of Police Involvement in Immigration Enforcement

Author(s): Nik Theodore
This report presents findings from a survey of Latinos regarding their perceptions of law enforcement authorities in light of the greater involvement of police in immigration enforcement.