Issues 9 and 10 of the Strategies Prosecutors Newsetter on Violence Against Women discuss finding a balance between victim privacy and offender accountability in cases. Issue 9 offers an overview of confidentiality and privilege laws. Issue 10 discusses protecting privileges and the victims who assert them.

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El folleto tiene información básica sobre ADN y su uso en el casos penales (p. ej., los orígenes típicos de evidencia ADN, CODIS y el perfil ADN). Hay otro folleto para víctimas. También disponible en inglés.

El folleto tiene información básica sobre ADN y su uso en el casos penales (p. ej., ciencia básica del ADN, la recopilación de evidencia ADN y resultados de las pruebas). Hay otro folleto para proveedoras(es) de servicios. También disponible en inglés.

This Report and Executive Summary discuss the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) victims’ rights clinics are an effort to clarify and enforce victims’ rights legislation. The NCVLI clinics were intended to promote awareness, education, and enforcement of crime victims’ rights in the criminal justice system.

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This booklet discusses the the evaluation of victim's rights clinics, which were designed to increase awareness of victims’ rights among criminal-justice professionals and to respond to violations of rights through legal advocacy.

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NCVLI’s Victim Law Bulletins, provide in-depth analysis of important topics relating to the assertion and enforcement of crime victims’ rights and offer practice tips

This Victim Law Bulletin discusses the impact of secondary victimization within the criminal justice system for people who have experienced multiple forms of victimization and how to reduce the harmful impacts of this experience.

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The NSVRC and the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence offer the following talking point to support discussions about the March, 2013 Steubenville, Ohio Criminal Trial.

Aequitas released Issue #8 of their Strategies Newsletter. The December 2012 edition offers information for prosecutors on sexual abuse in confinement.

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This comprehensive sexual assault protocol includes a procedure for anonymous reporting. It was developed in Cambria County, PA and provides guidance on responding to victims who are reluctant or unsure about getting involved in the criminal justice system.

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