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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

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.
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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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April 2013

U Visa Laws for Crime Victims

This page provides information about U visa, including what this visa is, who can be its principal applicants, grounds for inadmissibility, and costs for its application.
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April 2013

National Survey of Service Providers on Police Response to Immigrant Crime Victims, U Visa Certification and Language Access

Author(s): Natalia Lee, Daniel J. Quinones, Nawal Ammar, Leslye E. Orloff
This report explores police responses to immigrant victims of crime from the perspectives of various service providers, including legal services, pro bono attorneys, social service organizations, domestic violence/sexual assault programs, law enforcement and prosecutors offices.
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April 2013

Domestic Violence and Firearms: A Deadly Combination

Author(s): Christopher Mallios, John Wilkinson
This webinar recording “discussed the intersection of firearms and domestic violence, pertinent statutes addressing restrictions on possessing firearms, and the fundamentals of prosecuting these firearm possession cases.”
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April 2013

A Multi-Site Assessment of Court-Focused Elder Abuse Initiatives

Author(s): Lori A. Stiegel, Pamela B. Teaster
This 2011 American Bar Association Study demonstrates that court-focused elder abuse initiatives enhance access to justice for victims and offer benefits to courts and other agencies.
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April 2013

Firearm Justifiable Homicides and Non-Fatal Self-Defense Gun Use

Data analyzed in this report, although not specific to intimate partner violence, suggest that victims of attempted or completed violent crimes rarely use firearms in self-defense.
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February 2013

Ending Modern-Day Slavery: Using Research to Inform U.S. Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

Author(s): Maureen McGough
This NIJ study examines the challenges facing the criminal justice system when combating human trafficking.
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January 2013

Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice?

Author(s): Paul Tullis
This article describes how parents of a domestic violence victim (Ann) coped with her murder by her boyfriend (Conor) and ultimately used the process of restorative justice (controversial in domestic violence cases) to find forgiveness with the help of their strong religious beliefs and religious support system.
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January 2013

Prosecuting Cases of Sexual Violence in Later Life

This webinar recording presents information for criminal justice professionals on understanding not only the unique realities of aging and elder abuse but also how to contest stereotypes used to cast doubt on testimony.
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January 2013

Fox in the Henhouse: A Study of Police Officers Arrested for Crimes Associated with Domestic and/or Family Violence

Author(s): Philip M. Stinson, John Liederbach
This study provides empirical data on cases of officer-involved domestic violence (OIDV). It identifies and describes cases in which police were arrested for criminal offenses associated with an incident of family and/or domestic violence through a content analysis of published newspaper articles. The study includes a discussion regarding OIDV police crime and policy implications.