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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
October 2012
Length
40 pages
Agencies
OVC
Publication Series
Publication Type
Instructional Material
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.

Date Created: October 14, 2015