Using Federal Law To Prosecute Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country

How can federal, state, local, and tribal criminal justice and social service professionals use federal law more effectively to combat the escalating pattern of domestic violence in Indian Country?

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.

Using Federal Law To Prosecute Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country
Using Federal Law to Prosecute Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country