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Criminal Justice

American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence - The mission of the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence is to mobilize the legal profession to provide access to justice and safety for victims of domestic violence.


ASISTA - ASISTA is a collaboration between four nationally-recognized legal experts who work to provide comprehensive and cutting-edge technical assistance on the intersection between immigration and domestic violence law.  Their purpose is to centralize, enhance and expand immigration assistance to frontline advocates and attorneys who provide legal assistance to immigrant victims.


Battered Women's Justice Project - Offers training, technical assistance, and consultation on the most promising practices of the criminal and civil justice systems in addressing domestic violence.  Staff attorneys and advocates can provide information and analyses on effective policing, prosecuting, sentencing, and monitoring of domestic violence offenders.


The Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System (formerly the London Family Court Clinic)- Is a non-profit social service agency helping children and families involved with the justice system as victims of crime, witnesses of crime, parties in custody disputes, subjects of child protection proceedings, litigants in civil suits for compensation, teenagers in therapeutic care settings, or youthful offenders. We are known especially for our grounded approach to understanding and helping children exposed to domestic violence.


The Greenbook Initiative - A major new initiative, popularly known as the "Greenbook," is helping child welfare and domestic violence agencies and family courts work together more effectively to help families experiencing violence. Since the "Greenbook" was released in 1999, dozens of sites around the country have used it to improve their policies and practices. The "Greenbook" project is helping communities from coast to coast improve coordination among courts and social service agencies to better serve families in need.


National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit (NCPOFFC) - NCPOFFC’s mission is to facilitate implementation of the Full Faith and Credit clause of the Violence Against Women Act in all states, tribes, and territories by raising public awareness of the statute’s requirements and by providing problem-solving technical assistance and support to individuals and jurisdictions. rd the elimination of violence.


National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges - The NCJFCJ provides cutting-edge training, wide-ranging technical assistance, and research to help the nation's courts, judges and staff in their important work.


The Resource Center on Domestic Violence- Child Protection and Custody is a project of NCJFCJ.

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