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WEBINAR - Overview of Federal Domestic Violence, Stalking and Domestic Violence Related Firearm Crimes

While domestic violence remains primarily a matter of state and local jurisdiction, there are several federal laws available…

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Community Spotlight: State of Washington

Since 2014, Washington state law has required individuals served with domestic violence protection orders to give their…

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An Intimate Connection: Gun Violence and Domestic Violence

On June 12, 2016, forty-nine people were killed at Pulse, a gay dance club in Orlando, Florida. Fifty-three people were…

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Families Under Fire: Gun Violence, Domestic Violence and Marginalized Communities

In the wake of the Orlando shooting, it is no surprise that media outlets have spent much of their coverage discussing the…

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Tribes Gain Access to National Crime Information Databases with New Federal Programs

Last fall, the Department of Justice launched the Tribal Access Program (TAP) for National Crime Information, providing…

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Supreme Court Says Federal Gun Ban Includes “Reckless” Domestic Assault Convictions

In one of the final cases decided in its 2015-16 term, Voisine v. US, the Supreme Court held that a misdemeanor conviction…

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