Monthly Archives: January 2014

New Report – Gun in the Home Increases Risk of Death by Gun in the Home

Although the above headline may sound almost tautological, it is a hotly debated issue these days.  This report is the first of it’s kind to conduct a rigorous analysis of the correlation between gun presence in the home and death … Continue reading

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Out-of-School Programs Successful in Reducing Dating Violence for High Risk Teen Girls Adolescent girls in the child welfare system are at high risk of revictimization in teen dating relationships and later in adulthood. A new study compares two out-of-school interventions … Continue reading

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#I See DV

Today, when news comes at us through social media, headlines are more important than ever. I only “click through” to a small fraction of the articles I see.  Since few headlines mention partner violence (or domestic violence) the general public … Continue reading

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http://www.ovc.gov/pubs/FederalHumanTraffickingStrategicPlan.pdf The U.S. Office for Victims of Crime just released the  Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States. 

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Supreme Court ‘Castleman’ Case Could be a Game-changer

Today, January 15, 2014, the Supreme Court heard arguments in U.S. v. Castleman, a case that asks which state domestic violence misdemeanors preclude the convicted from lawfully purchasing firearms, pursuant to a provision in the Lautenberg Amendment. For a chattier … Continue reading

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