The Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime and AEquitas: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women present an exciting training event:
National Conference on Prosecuting Stalking Cases
July 29 - 30, 2014
Salt Lake City, Utah
The Stalking Resource Center, in partnership with AEquitas: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women, is excited to announce a national conference on Prosecuting Stalking Cases. The conference will include topical and skill building sessions designed to enhance the ability of participants to prosecute intimate partner stalking cases. As such, priority registration will be given to those who are currently prosecutors.
Sessions will include:
- The Use of Technology to Stalk
This session will address some of the most common forms of technology used by stalkers. We will also provide resources for documenting and gathering evidence of technology based stalking, and considerations for presenting technology evidence in court.
- Working with Victims
This session will address some of the challenges in working with victims including lack of victim cooperation, inconsistent victim engagement, and victims' frustrations with the criminal justice system. We will also discuss forfeiture by wrongdoing as an option in cases where victims refuse to testify.
- Working with Law Enforcement to Build the Case
In this session we will explore how prosecutors and law enforcement can work together to ensure that prosecutors have the information and evidence they need to successfully prosecute stalking cases.
- Using an Expert Witness in Stalking Cases
This session will address using an expert witness in a stalking case. We will explore the different issues which may be valuable to use an expert witness for in a stalking case and discuss qualifying a stalking expert.
- And more...