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Title: Using Federal Law To Prosecute Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country DVD and Facilitator's Guide
Series: OVC Videos
Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: September 2012
Page Count: 40
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: HTML|PDF (Facilitator's Guide)
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Informational Packet
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This resource provides information to all Federal, State, local, and tribal criminal justice and social service professionals working on domestic violence cases in Indian Country.
Abstract: This DVD and companion facilitator’s guide provides guidance on how to successfully prosecute in federal court domestic violence offenders who commit crimes in Indian Country. The video incorporates case studies of actual prosecutions, while the guide provides an overview of relevant legal principles and key points for discussion. The materials also discuss circumstances common in tribal domestic violence prosecutions, such as offender recidivism, recanting victims, safety planning, and federal and tribal criminal justice and social service professionals working collaboratively to ensure victims’ safety and community justice.
Main Term(s): Victims of violent crime
Index Term(s): Domestic assault; Federal legislation; Federal programs; Indian justice; Policy; Prosecution
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