Enhancing responses to domestic violence Promising practices from the judicial oversight demonstration initiative


When the criminal justice system intervenes in domestic violence cases, numerous public and private agencies become involved. To successfully ensure victim safety throughout the criminal justice intervention, each agency must understand its mission and role in relation to the others. This brochure highlights some of the key efforts that three federally-funded demonstration initiatives are making to improve their communities' ability to help keep victims safer by enhancing both offender and system accountability.


Compassion, Not Confinement

How States and Localities Can Help Ensure Humane Housing for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Awaiting Family Reunification

In the first five months of 2021, about 65,000 children were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after arriving in the United States unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian. These children come to the United States seeking protection, stability, and a chance to reunite with their families, but are instead processed at federa ...

  • Shaina Aber, Lauren Esterle, Derek Loh
June 16, 2021