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Title: Using Federal Law To Prosecute Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country DVD and Facilitator's Guide
  Document URL: HTML PDF 
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
  Series: OVC Videos
  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 violence
Index Term(s): Indian justice ; Policy ; Prosecution ; Federal programs ; Domestic assault ; Federal legislation
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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