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Using Federal Law To Prosecute Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country DVD and Facilitator's Guide

NCJ Number
238639
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Publication Series
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 provide 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.
Date Created: October 10, 2012