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E-Filings and Virtual Hearings: Providing Easier Access to the Criminal Justice Process Webinar

Survivors have often shared that the courtroom is the most anxiety-inducing place they must go when pursuing safety for themselves and their children. For years, many have been advocating for e-filing policies and virtual hearings... Read More

Criminal Justice Reform and Implications for Survivors of Domestic Violence Webinar

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, three VOICES members speak on the recent calls for criminal justice reform and its implications for survivors of domestic violence. VOICES members Karyn Johnson, Kelsey Sanders, and Jennica... Read More

Recognizing and Responding to Traumatized Children, Adolescents and Adults: What Courts CAN Do & Why

When an individual appears in Court, the signs of childhood trauma are often evident but can be easily missed by judges and court personnel. On this webinar, Judge Lynn Tepper (retired) describes the indicators of... Read More

Evaluation of Efforts to Implement No-Drop Policies – Two Central Values in Conflict, Final Report

This study was conducted in 2001 to determine if prosecution without the victim's cooperation is feasible with appropriate increases in resources. Researchers Smith, Davis, Nickles, and Davies found that many survivors thought that it was... Read More