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November 2015

Reproductive Justice Hearing: Criminal Punishment & Civil Regulation of Pregnant Women

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Expert panels covered issues such as violations of women’s reproductive privacy, women's mass incarceration (and their health behind bars), access to reproductive health services, domestic violence, online sexual harassment, and the religious objections to medical services.
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October 2015

Responses from the Field: Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Policing

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This document summarizes concerns regarding how police respond to domestic violence and sexual assault, police bias and discrimination against survivors with marginalized identities, and outlines recommendations for improving law enforcement responses to domestic violence and sexual assault.
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September 2015

Who Will Help Me? Domestic Violence Survivors Speak Out About Law Enforcement Responses

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This report contains the survey results which show a strong disconnect between victims of domestic violence seeking help from law enforcement and the support those authorities are tasked with providing. The report highlights a number of factors that create major obstacles for victims attempting to cope with domestic violence – from distrust of the authorities to fear of punishment from their abusive partner.
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September 2015

The Impact of Incarceration and Mandatory Minimums on Survivors: Exploring the Impact of Criminalizing Policies on African American Women and Girls

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This is a summary of a roundtable focused on criminalization policies and their effect on Black women and girls. The discussion centered the experiences of Black women and girls who have survived domestic and sexual abuse and provided an opportunity to consider how the intersection of multiple aspects of a person’s identity shape their experience with criminalization policies.
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July 2015

Women’s Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration: A Research Update

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This Applied Research paper provides an update to Mary Gilfus’ (2002) publication on the pathways from victimization to incarceration among women and girls, based on the relevant research published in the past 12 years. This research provides additional findings about the extent of victimization experienced by women and girls under correctional control, and a deeper understanding of the ways in which experience of victimization can lead to incarceration.
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January 2015

Reproductive Injustice: The State of Reproductive Health Care for Women in New York State Prisons

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This report details top findings on reproductive healthcare in the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, including the fact that reproductive healthcare for women in New York State prisons is woefully substandard, with women routinely facing poor-quality care and assaults on their basic human dignity and reproductive rights.
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January 2015

Why Opposing Hyper-Incarceration Should be Central to the Work of the Anti-Domestic Violence Movement

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This law review advances the argument that activists working to combat domestic violence should advocate against the current system of mass incarceration.
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October 2014

Incorporating Racial Equity into Criminal Justice Reform

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This briefing paper highlights trends in racial disparities in the criminal justice system, discusses how such disparities impact communities of color and concludes with relevant information on best practices for reducing racial disparity.
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January 2014

Transgender People, Intimate Partner Violence, and the Legal System

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Leigh Goodmark’s article, "Transgender People, Intimate Partner Abuse, and the Legal System," is the first law review article to concentrate specifically on intimate partner abuse and the transgender community. In this webinar, Leigh Goodmark presents this research, and Terra Slavin and michael munson comment on critical analysis in the article and reflect its utility for practitioners and victims.
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October 2013

Criminal Records and Employment Rights: A Tool for Survivors of Domestic Violence

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This publication is designed to help survivors with a criminal record to better understand their employment rights, and offer tips and resources as survivors prepare for the job application and interview process, attend job interviews, and hear back from the prospective employer.
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August 2013

Recommendations for Administrators of Prisons, Jails, and Community Confinement Facilities for Adapting the U.S. Department of Justice’s "A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents"

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This guide is designed to assist administrators of prisons, jails, and community confinement facilities in drafting or revising protocols for an immediate response to reports of sexual assault.
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February 2013

Testing the Effects of New York’s Domestic Violence Courts: A Statewide Impact Evaluation

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This report describes a study of 24 domestic violence courts in the state of New York.