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Summary:
This bill requires the governing boards of post-secondary institutions in the state to adopt policies concerning campus sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The governing boards...
Subject:
Violent Crime
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits an individual from intentionally disclosing a sexually explicit image of another individual who is identifiable and whose intimate parts are exposed or who is engaged in a sexual act or...
Subject:
Nonviolent Crime
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires a court to order pretrial screening and assessment for a defendant who may be appropriate for substance abuse treatment. Information obtained during the screening and assessment cannot be...
Subject:
Sentencing
Year:
2014
Source:
Vermont Legislature
Summary:
This act criminalizes the possession of a firearm by any person subject to certain court orders during criminal proceedings for a domestic violence crimes and requires a person found to have violated a...
Subject:
Policing, Guns / Firearms
Year:
2014
Source:
Washington Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires certain cases to be removed from the Consolidated Court Automation Programs (CCAP), Wisconsin's electronic case filing system that tracks information on civil and criminal cases. Civil...
Subject:
Courts
Year:
2014
Source:
Wisconsin Legislature
Summary:
This report contains hundreds of specific policy reforms spanning eight broad areas of local government policy and responsibility: economic development and job creation; infrastructure; municipal revenue;...
Subject:
Access to Services, Subsidies - Tax Expenditures, Housing and Property, Early Childhood Education, Buildings - Energy Efficiency, Government Contracts and Procurement, Public Health, Immigration Enforcement, Roads and Vehicles, Job and Workplace Standards, Policing, Maternity and Family Leave, Taxation - Property, Voter Registration
Year:
2014
Source:
COWS
Summary:
This document includes two state model laws and a federal model law that criminalize revenge porn. The first model criminalizes the act of knowingly disclosing a photograph, film, videotape, recording or...
Subject:
Nonviolent Crime
Year:
2014
Source:
End Revenge Porn
Summary:
This fact sheet examines each states’ bullying laws to determine whether they include: cyberbullying, electronic harassment, criminal sanctions, school sanctions, and off-campus behaviors. The fact sheet...
Subject:
Policing
Year:
2014
Source:
Cyberbullying Research Center
Summary:
This bill finds that the use of deadly force is not justified in cases where an individual pursued another person and their engagement resulted in a confrontation and the use of deadly force. This bill...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms, Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
Alabama Legislature
Summary:
This act authorizes a court to issue a restraining order against an individual that impersonates another, in person, on the phone, on social media, or otherwise, in an effort to harass or intimidate.
Subject:
Marriage and Families, Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
California Legislature