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April 2011

Murder-Suicide in Families

This NIJ webpage highlights research findings on murder-suicide in the family.
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January 2011

The Faces of Fatality: Overview, Findings and Recommendations of the Florida Attorney General's Statewide Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team

This document presents a project report and recommendations from the Florida’s statewide fatality review team.
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January 2011

Civil Protective Orders Effective in Stopping or Reducing Partner Violence: Challenges Remain in Rural Areas with Access and Enforcement

Author(s): TK Logan, Robert Walker
This brief examines urban and rural differences in the community context of partner violence and the effectiveness of protective orders. The study uses data from an urban area and a rural area in Central Appalachia in Kentucky.
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January 2011

PROTECT: Identifying and Protecting High Risk Victims of Gender Based Violence - an Overview

Author(s): Ute Rösemann, Branislava Marvanová Vargová, Regina Webhofer
This report summarizes project PROTECT which aims at contributing to the prevention and reduction of the most serious forms of gender-based violence against girls, young women and their children, such as grievous bodily harm, homicide and attempted homicide, including so-called honour crimes and killings.
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December 2010

Up to Us: Lessons learned and goals for change after thirteen years of the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review

Author(s): Jake Fawcett
This sixth and final biennial report draws on the lessons learned by the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review (DVFR) after more than a decade of analysis and community conversation, and it sets out eleven goals for change.
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November 2010

Telling Amy's Story

This is the 15 minute version of a full-length film that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred in central Pennsylvania on November 8, 2001. This story illustrates the importance of the fatality review process in the prevention of intimate partner homicide.
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July 2010

Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistan Women: Implications for Justice System Responses

Author(s): Mieko Yoshihama, Deborah Bybee, Firoza Chic Dabby, Juliane Blazevski
This report presents research findings on Asian battered women's help-seeking from the Criminal Justice system (CJS) and other programs and offers recommendations to the CJS for enhancing their responses to IPV in Asian communities.
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June 2010

The Killing Must Stop: Death at the Hands of the Person You Love - Findings and Recommendations of the Louisiana Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project

Author(s): Kami E. Geoffray
This report presents the findings from a Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project (DVFR) that has been underway since 2005 in the state of Louisiana.
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March 2010

Domestic Violence Fatality Review in Indian Country

Author(s): Matthew Dale
This article, which begins on page 8 of the NDVFRI’s Fatality Review Bulletin, provides information on conducting fatality reviews with American Indian tribes in Montana.
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February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Hetana Patel, Grace Poore
This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).
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January 2010

Hate Violence Against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Communities in the United States in 2009

Author(s): Maryse Mitchell-Brody, Andrea J. Ritchie
This report documents hate-motivated violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people in 2009 in the United States as reported to member organizations of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP). It includes statistics, trends, narratives and responses and recommendations for change.
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September 2009

The Kentucky Civil Protective Order Study: A Rural and Urban Multiple Perspective Study of Protective Order Violation Consequences, Responses, & Costs

Author(s): TK Logan, Robert Walker, William Hoyt, Teri Faragher
This study addresses several gaps in the research literature on civil protective orders by examining protective order effectiveness, enforcement, and cost effectiveness.