Date/Time: 
12/06/2009 (All day) to 12/10/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington DC
Sponsoring Agency: 
National District Attorneys Association
Description: 

Considered some of the most challenging cases to prosecute, sexual assault cases present unique situations for prosecutors, investigators and victim-witness personnel. Prosecuting Sexual Assaults and Related Violent Crimes provides thoughtful analytical and strategic analysis to present the most successful prosecution of these cases while offering investigatory and trial techniques to counter attacks on the science; DNA databases, CODIS hits and "CSI-expectations." Included in the program are topics such as: * Sexual Assault & Homicide Cases * Effective Presentation of DNA Evidence * Combating the Consent Defense * Crawford Consequences and Considerations * Precautions in Prosecuting the Press Case * Specialized Sexual Assault Courts * SANE/SART Strategies * Vicarious Trauma * Internet Predators * Ethics & Professionalism * Interviewing Child Victims

Date/Time: 
06/23/2009 - 10:00am
Location
City: 
Washington
Postal Code: 
20045
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission
Description: 

Press Conference:

The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission will release its report and standards.

To RSVP, please email your name and affiliation to abosquez@rabengroup.com.

Location

777 North Capitol Street, NE Suite 801
Washington, DC 20002
United States
Phone: 202-842-9330
Fax: 202-842-9329

Phone/Fax

Phone:
202-842-9330
Fax:
202-842-9329
Date/Time: 
04/22/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington
Sponsoring Agency: 
Legal Momentum and The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law
Description: 

Symposium Celebrating the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act and Honoring its Champion Vice President Joe Biden

*Presented by Legal Momentum and The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law

Date/Time: 
04/14/2009 (All day) to 04/15/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
Washington
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Men Can Stop Rape, Inc.
Description: 

Conference Purpose:
Men Can Stop Rape, Inc.’s (MCSR) First National Conference on the Primary Prevention of Men’s Violence Against Women, “Men and Women as Allies,” will be held April 14‐15, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

As the leading non‐profit organization dedicated to mobilizing male youth to prevent violence against women, Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR) has served the international community for over a decade with its Men of Strength (MOST) Club youth programming, Strength Mediaworks public education materials, and Strength Trainings for professionals.

Who Should Attend:
All rape crisis and domestic violence center personnel, educators, youth‐serving professionals, health care professionals, mental and behavioral health providers, social workers, health professional students, health policy leaders, activists, advocates for victims of domestic violence and others.

Conference Goal:
Co‐sponsored by 35 international SA/DV coalitions, youth‐serving organizations, and service providers, “Men and Women as Allies” hopes to strengthen the field of primary violence prevention by highlighting successful partnerships between direct service providers and those who work in primary violence prevention.

The conference will include fourteen workshops, keynote addresses from national and international leaders, federal agency briefings, and a “Welcome to Washington” evening reception.

Workshop topics include
• “How Men Speak Out Against Violence Against Women”
• “How Men Can Support Survivors”
• “Can Women and Men Play the Same Role in Primary Prevention?”
• “How Men and Women Can Work Together to End Domestic and Sexual Violence”
• “The Importance of Redefining Strength and Masculinity”

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