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January 2013

Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice?

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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

VAWA 2013 and TVPRA: What Practitioners Need to Know

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The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013), combined with the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), was signed into law on March 7, 2013. This practice advisory provides an overview of substantive changes and technical fixes both in VAWA and TVPRA as well as practice pointers for attorneys and advocates on how to work with these new changes.
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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

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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.
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January 2013

Prosecuting Cases of Sexual Violence in Later Life

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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

Breaking Barriers: A Complete Guide to Legal Rights and Resources for Battered Immigrants

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This Manual focuses on legal rights and options for immigrant survivors of domestic violence including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse and abuse perpetrated by other family members or persons that are covered by your state's protection order statute. Breaking Barriers is a comprehensive tool that provides information that will be useful to advocates, attorneys, justice, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic and family violence.
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January 2013

Turning Tragedy into Change: 2013 DVFRT Statewide Annual Report

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This report discusses the purpose of the statewide Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (DVFRT) and identifies key findings and recommendations for decreasing domestic violence-related homicides.
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January 2013

Judicial Checklist

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This checklist includes a definition and examples of domestic violence, judicial considerations in civil protection order cases, judicial considerations regarding custody and visitation in domestic violence cases, and access to the courts.
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January 2013

Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Title XII of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013)

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The TVPRA will offer increased support to the State Department's diplomatic engagement, bolster protections for vulnerable children and domestic workers, and enable effective partnerships to bring services to survivors and prosecute traffickers.
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October 2012

Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee Ninth Annual Report

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This report presents data on domestic violence-related homicides in New Hampshire for a 10-year period from 2001 to 2010 with the goal of increasing understanding of the context of these homicides and helping prevent future fatalities.
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September 2012

Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

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This webinar is designed to assist service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence. Topics covered in the webinar include a discussion of the diversity under the transgender umbrella, social, medical, legal and other options for transgender people, conversation about components of a transgender person's life that may or may not be relevant to service providers and resources to support transgender crime victims and the professionals who serve them.
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June 2012

Violent Crime against the Elderly Reported by Law Enforcement in Michigan, 2005-2009

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This report presents information about criminal victimization and incidents of violent victimization of persons age 65 or older known to law enforcement in Michigan.
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May 2012

Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

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This report describes rape, stalking, unwanted touching, exhibitionism, or vulgar and obscene language by supervisors, employers, and others in positions of power. Most farmworkers interviewed said they had experienced such treatment or knew others who had. And most said they had not reported these or other workplace abuses, fearing reprisals. Those who had filed sexual harassment claims or reported sexual assault to the police had done so with the encouragement and assistance of survivor advocates or attorneys in the face of difficult challenges.