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Title: Using Federal Law To Prosecute Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country Guide/DVD
Series: OVC Videos
Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 09/2012
Page Count: 40
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: HTML PDF 
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This facilitator’s guide 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 guide was developed to assist facilitators with leading a discussion that will encourage the audience to consider the policies and practices within their own agencies and how the case scenarios would play out if investigated and prosecuted in their own jurisdiction. The facilitator’s job is to inform a student if his or her response to a similar case scenario is feasible and practical, or if, in fact, it could jeopardize victim safety. Therefore, it is critical that anyone using this guide have sufficient knowledge and experience with the subject matter. This guide provides two Modules. Module 1 contains a prologue and introduction; a case study: Rosebud Sioux Tribe, District of South Dakota; a relevant Federal statutes case study: Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Western District of Michigan; and a section on sentencing. Module 2 contains an introduction, two case studies: Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation, Western District of North Carolina, Firearm Offenses and Northern Cheyenne Tribe, District of Montana; a summation on perspectives on the future of domestic violence in Indian Country; and supplemental information on relevant Federal statutes.
Main Term(s): Victims of violence
Index Term(s): Indian justice ; Policy ; Prosecution ; Federal programs ; Domestic assault ; Federal legislation
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