Legal/Criminal Justice

For more information about promising practices of the criminal and civil justice systems in addressing domestic violence, please visit The Battered Women's Justice Project, which offers training, technical assistance, and consultation. Their National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit provides technical assistance on all issues related to the issuance and enforcement of protection orders across jurisdictional boundaries.

BWJPlogo-300x131.pngSince 1993, the Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) has worked to improve the civil and criminal justice system’s response to intimate partner violence (IPV). Through BWJP’s Resource Center, advocates and practitioners can access a wealth of resources on community safety assessment, criminal justice system and interagency coordination (CCR), offender intervention, protection orders and enforcement, and much more.