Law and legal procedure

Law and legal procedure

Mean streets? The social locations, gender dynamics, and patterns of violent crime in Winnipeg

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Elizabeth Comack
Vanessa Chopyk
Linda Wood
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Reveals that male violence against women they know is a social problem deserving of serious public attention and response. Suggests a need to re-examine the strategies being used, including the zero-tolerance policy implemented in 1993. PDF required to read.

A handbook for police and Crown prosecutors on criminal harassment

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English
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Criminal harassment: a handbook for police and Crown prosecutors on
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Department of Justice
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides police and Crown prosecutors with guidelines for the investigation and prosecution of criminal harassment cases and promotes and integrated criminal justice response to stalking.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662282124
LAW.H36 2004

Inter-sectoral workshop on violence against women with disabilities and deaf women and access to the justice system

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English
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Online
Author: 
Barbara Anello
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DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Identifies barriers to justice for women with disabilities and deaf women who experience domestic violence.

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Canada's promises to keep: the Charter and violence against women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lee Lakeman
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Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres (CASAC)
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, B.C.

Examines how the policies, procedures and practices of the justice system impact on the low conviction rates of violence against women and how these can impact women's inequality.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973491906
VIOL.L35 2004

A guide to the law for Saskatchewan women

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English
Publisher: 
Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Provides comprehensive, easy to understand legal information on a broad range of topics that affect Saskatchewan women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896168256

Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Forms an organization which exists to educate, inform and empower through law-related education.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(306) 653-1868
Email Address: 
plea@plea.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(306) 653-1869
Street Address: 
300 - 201 21st Street East
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Saskatoon
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S7K 0B8

Special for rape victims

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English
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Online
Author: 
Marie De Santis
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Women's Justice Center
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Santa Rosa, CA

Provides guidance for victims of rape and those that want to help them. Gives detailed information and practical advice on how to get support, protection, and justice in the aftermath of rape or sexual assault. Broken down into 3 sections: General Tips; Preventing and Dealing with Mistreatment from Others; Obtaining Justice and Protection from the Criminal Justice System.

Centro de Justicia Para Mujeres

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Spanish
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Provides free advocacy for victims of rape, domestic violence and child abuse, particularly in the Latina and other underserved communities of Sonoma County. Advocates for greater numbers of women and minorities in law enforcement. Committed to equal justice for all women and girls.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(707) 575-3150
Email Address: 
rdjustice@monitor.net
Street Address: 
250 Sebastopol Rd.
City: 
Santa Rosa
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
95407

The legal regulation and construction of the gendered body and of disability in Canadian health law and policy

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Catherine Frazee
Joan Gilmour
Roxanne Mykitiuk
Michael Bach
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Documents and analyzes the link between women's lived experiences of health and the organization of their experience by law.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Spousal abuse policies and legislation: final report of the Ad Hoc Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group Reviewing Spousa

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English
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Ad Hoc Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group Reviewing Spousal Abuse Policies and Legislation
Publisher: 
Department of Justice Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies three key objectives of any criminal justice response to spousal abuse: criminalizing spousal abuse; promoting the safety and security of the victim; and maintaining confidence in the administration of justice. It recommends the retention of pro-charging and pro-prosecution policies in spousal abuse cases as well as the development and enhancement of supporting programs, services and structures. Also in PDF format.

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