Resources for Attorneys

 

LAWS, STATS & KEY RULINGS

Presence of Victim Advocate During Sexual Assault Exam: Summary of State Laws

Ohio Sexual Assault Case Review for the second half of 2012

Crime Victim Law Update 2012 Year in Review

Legal Definitions Fact Sheet

Ohio Age of Consent Fact Sheet

U & T Visa Fact Sheet

Crawford and Its’ Progeny

Forfeiture by Wrongdoing

National Survey of Criminal Statutes of Limitations for Felony Child Sexual Abuse Charges (2012)

Summary of Laws and Guidelines: Payment of Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations

Routine Strip-Searches Upheld for Intake into Jail’s General Population

 

WORKING WITH SURVIVORS

Fundamentals of Victims’ Rights: A Summary of 12 Common Victims’ Rights

Training Bulletin: Recording Victim Interviews

National Institute of Justice Webinar: The Neurobiology of Sexual Assault

National Survey of Service Providers on Police Response to Immigrant Crime Victims, U Visa Certification and Language Access from the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION & STRATEGY

From Aequitas: Walking a Tightrope: Balancing Victim Privacy and Offender Accountability in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prosecutions, Parts I & II

NIJ Seminar Series: Research for the Real World

10 Strategies for Prosecuting Child Sexual Abuse at the Hands of a Family Member

Judges Tell: What I Wish I Had Known Before I Presided in an Adult Victim Sexual Assault Case

Islamic Marriage Contracts: A Resource Guide for Legal Professionals, Advocates, Imams & Communities

Prosecuting Cases of Sexual Abuse in Confinement

 

NATIONAL RESOURCES

AEquitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women

Legal Momentum: The Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund

Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women