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Practical Issues: Preparing and Prosecuting Elder Sexual Assault Cases

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This booklet explores obstacles to prosecution of elder sexual abuse cases and offers practical solutions for professionals involved in these cases.
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Know Your Rights: What to Do If You Have Faced Sexual Assault in Detention

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This document describes the types of behavior that are illegal and describes which types of conduct are legal in detention. There is also information about the rights of victims of sexual assault.
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Teen Tools: Help for Teenage Victims of Crime

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This teen tool factsheet provides information to young people about the various types of dating abuse and how to receive or provide help to young people who are in abusive relationships.
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Victims' Bill of Rights

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This page shares the bill of rights for victims in action used by DoD law enforcement and legal personnel to inform and provide reasonable services and accommodations for military victims of crime. It also lists and explains important forms used in the legal process for victims.
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Prosecuting Elder Abuse Cases: Basic Tools and Strategies

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This toolkit is an overview of elder abuse intended to give prosecutors information about how to identify issues that commonly arise in these cases, suggest practice approaches, and provide a starting point for building effective cases.
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ICE Raids: Know Your Rights as a Transgender or Gender Non-Conforming Immigrant

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This fact sheet has information for transgender and gender non-conforming immigrants in the event that they are contacted by ICE or detained.
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National Survey of Teen Dating Violence Laws

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Each state treats young victims of dating abuse differently, but not all ways are equal. loveisrespect conducted a nationwide review of state laws and found common trends, both positive and negative, that directly impact the protection of teens.