JOAN ZORZA

 

 

10450 Lottsford Road, # 5014                E-mail:  joan@zorza.net    
Bowie, MD 70721                                  website:  www.zorza.net
Phone: 202-362-3715                        

EMPLOYMENT

Domestic Violence Report                (1995 - present)
Sexual Assault Report                       (1997 - 2008)

Founding editor of national domestic violence and sexual assault newsletters, each issued 6 times per year.

National Center on Women and Family Law     (1990 - 1995)
Senior attorney, National Battered Women's Law Project, providing assistance to    advocates, policy makers and attorneys on legal issues faced by battered women; writing     amicus briefs and developing manuals, position papers and resource packets.

Greater Boston Legal Services            (1986 - 1990)
Supervisor of Divorce Unit; clinical practice trainer; legislative advocate; domestic    violence, contested custody and education law cases.

Harvard Law School, Legal Services Center        (1981 - 1986)
Clinical Supervisor and litigator for Family Law Unit; developer of case studies,    substantive and reference materials; teacher of clinical courses on family law and     procedure.

Town of Brookline                                      (1977 - 1978)
Health Coordinator for Infants and Toddlers.

Women's Community Health Center            (1976 - 1977)
Staff of women's health clinic

American Friends Service Committee           (1972 - 1976)
New England Director of Draft and Military Counseling; Women's Program Committee member, supporting start of state's first battered women's shelter and passage of domestic violence statute

EDUCATION
Boston College Law School, J.D.                  (1981)
Boston University, B.A. Mathematics            (1962)
                                           
BAR MEMBERSHIPS                                                                                    
U.S. Supreme Court                                                    (2011)
New York, First Department                                       (1993)
District of Columbia                                                    (1991)
Court of Appeals for the First Circuit                          (1982)
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts   (1982)

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS -Selected
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence             (1992-2002)
End Violence Against Women, International                (2003-2012; Presently on Advisory Board)
Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women   (2003-present)
Leadership Council (Advisory Board)                          (2006-present)    

AWARDS
    U.S. Department of Justice, OJP, Certificate of Appreciation         July, 1998
    City of New York, Human Resources Administration Award 
        (dedicated service to victims of domestic violence)             October, 2000
    Sunshine Peace Award      August 10, 2002
    ABA Commission on Domestic Violence (Honorary Appreciation Resolution)       November 8, 2004
    End Violence Against Women International (Appreciation)      October, 2005
       Tribute Wall      July 2012
    Division on Women and Crime, American Society of Criminology,
       Saltzman Award for Contributions in Practice       November 17, 2011
                               
OTHER
Liaison or Member, American Bar AssociationÕs Commission on Domestic Violence         (1995-present)    
Advisory Board & IRB, Research Department of the International Association of Chiefs of Police    (1998-2011)
Editorial Board, Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma        (1997-present)
Board of Advisors, Crime Victims Report                        (1997-2001)
Board of Advisors, Sex Offender Law Report            (1999-present)
Board of Advisors, Victimization of the Elderly and Disabled          (1998-present)
Consultant to Family Violence Project of the National Council of Juveile and Family Court Judges
        Reno, NV       (1991-93, 1995, 1997-98)             
Consultant to American Medical Association                    (1995 - 1996)
Consultant to National Center for Victims of Crime                  (2000 - 2001)
Board of Advisors, Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly  (2008 to present)

GRANT REVIEWS
National Institute of Justice
Centers for Disease Control
Health and Human Services
Office of Justice Programs
Department of Justice; Department of Defense


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 
                                  
The Gender Bias Committee's Domestic Violence Study: Important Recommendations and First Steps, 33 BOSTON BAR J. 3, 13-16 (July/August 1989).

Woman Battering: A Major Cause of Homelessness, 25 CLEARINGHOUSE REV. 421-29 (1991).

GUIDE TO INTERSTATE CUSTODY:  A MANUAL FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCATES, 2nd Ed., National Center on Women and Family Law, New York (1992, 1995).

Guide to Immigration Act of 1990 for Battered Women's Advocates, 13 The Women's Advocate 1, 3-6, National Center on Women and Family Law, New York (January 1992).

The Criminal Law of Misdemeanor Domestic Violence, 1970-1990. 83 J. CRIM. L. & CRIMINOLOGY 46-72 (1992).

'Friendly Parent' Provisions in Custody Determinations, 26 CLEARINGHOUSE REV. 921-25 (1992).

Defending a Battered Woman Accused of Parental Abduction, in DEFENDING BATTERED WOMEN IN CRIMINAL CASES, American Bar Association, Chicago (1992).

Civil Cases Concerning Domestic Violence, 25 JUVENILE AND FAMILY COURT DIGEST, 1B, 375-98 (1993).

Batterer Psychopathology: Questions and Implications, in FREE TO BE SAFE, Oklahoma Coalition on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Oklahoma City, OK (April 27-28, 1993).

Using the Law to Protect Battered Women and Their Children, 27 CLEARINGHOUSE REV. 1437-46 (1994).

Must We Stop Arresting Batterers?: Analysis and Policy Implications of New Police Domestic Violence Studies, 28 NEW ENGLAND L. REV. 929-90 (1994).
                                           
How Abused Women Can Use the Law to Help Themselves and Their Children, in ENDING THE CYCLE OF VIOLENCE: COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO CHILDREN OF BATTERED WOMEN, Sage Publications (1994).

Woman Battering: High Costs and the State of the Law, 28 CLEARINGHOUSE REV. 383-95 (1994).
 
ANALYSIS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF THE NEW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE POLICE STUDIES, (with Laurie Woods), National Center on Women and Family Law, New York (1994).

MANDATORY ARREST:  PROBLEMS AND POSSIBILITIES, (with Laurie Woods), National Center     on Women and Family Law, New York (1994).

IMPROVING THE HEALTH CARE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESPONSE THROUGH PROTOCOLS AND POLICIES, (with Lori Schoenberg), National Center on Women and Family Law, 1995.

SUING THE POLICE AFTER DESHANEY, National Center on Women and Family Law, 1995.

Women and Family Law in 1994 (with Nancy S. Erickson), 28 CLEARINGHOUSE REV. 1117-24 (1995).

Mandatory Arrest: A Step Toward Ending Domestic Violence, 10(3) CRIMINAL JUSTICE 2, ABA (1995).

Recognizing and Protecting the Privacy and Confidentiality Needs of Battered Women, 29 FAM. L. Q. 273-311 (1995).

Challenges of Building a Coordinated Response (with Leslye Orloff), in FAMILY VIOLENCE:  BUILDING A COORDINATED COMMUNITY RESPONSE: A GUIDE FOR COMMUNITIES, AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (1996).

Protecting the Children in Custody Disputes When One Parent Abuses the Other, 29 CLEARINGHOUSE REV. 1113-27 (1996).

Most Therapists Need Training in Domestic Violence, 1(6) DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 1 (1996).

Federal District Courts Split on Constitutionality of VAWA Civil Rights Remedy, 2 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 1 (1996).

Confidentiality, in THE IMPACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON YOUR LEGAL PRACTICE:  A LAWYERÕS HANDBOOK, American Bar Association (1996).

The Implications of Full Faith and Credit for Protective Orders (with Julie Goldscheid and Pamela Coukos), 2 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 9 (1996).

Retaliatory Litigation, in FLORIDA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAW, Florida Bar Association (1996).

Two-thirds of Civil Protection Orders are Never Violated: Better Court and Community Services Increase Success Rate (with Nancy K.D. Lemon), 2 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 51 (1997).

How Battered Women Can Fight for Custody with Little Money, NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (1997).

Wife Rape: Ignored by Providers, More Devastating to Victims, 1 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 8 (1997).

VictimsÕ Rights Amendment Helps Battered Women More Than Other Victims, 3 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 1 (1997).

Our Clients May Affect Us: Vicarious Traumatization, 3 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 21 (1998).

Financial Considerations, in Managing Your Divorce: A Guide for Battered Women, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (1998).
 
Batterer Manipulation and Retaliation in the Courts: A Largely Unrecognized Phenomenon Sometimes Encouraged by Court Practices, 3 DOMESTIC ASSAULT REPORT 67 (1998).

How Battered Women Can Fight for Custody with Little Money, 2 VOICE: J. BATTERED WOMENÕS MOVEMENT 1 (1998).

Do Head Injuries Cause Wife Abuse? 3 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 83 (1998).

ThereÕs No Excuse: The National Public Education Campaign, 4 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 3 (1998).

Rohypnol and GHB: Terrifying Date-Rape Drugs, 2 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 17 (1998).

A Different View of Female Genital Mutilation, 2 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 38 (1999).
 
What Advocates Can Do for Battered Women with Companion Animals (with Michelle Lerner), 4 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 35 (1999).

California Appellate Court Seizes on SimpsonÕs Custody Case to Give Domestic Violence Greater Importance, 4 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 33 (1999).

Drug Facilitated Rape, 2 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 49 (1999).

Cutting and Other Self-Abusive Behaviors, 2 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 67 (1999).

PKPA Amendment Requires Involvement of Grandparents in All Custody Disputes, 4 DOMESTIC ASSAULT REPORT 49 (1999).

Cutting and Other Self-Abusive Behaviors, 2 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 67 (1999).

The UCCJEA: Why It Was Written and How Will It Affect Battered WomenÕs Interstate Custody Cases, in WOMEN, CHILDREN AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:  CURRENT TENSIONS AND EMERGING ISSUES, Conference materials for program of Fordham University School of Law, 1999.

The PKPA Grandparent Visitation Amendment and How It Will Affect Battered Women, in WOMEN, CHILDREN AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:  CURRENT TENSIONS AND EMERGING ISSUES, Conference materials for program of Fordham University School of Law, 1999.

Why Courts Are Reluctant to Believe and Respond to Allegations of Incest, ch. 33 in THE SEX OFFENDER:  THEORETICAL ADVANCES, TREATING SPECIAL POPULATIONS , Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute, 1999.

Some Very Different Views of Child Sexual Abuse, 2 AT-RISK CHILDREN & FAMILIES 49 (1999).

The UCCJEA: What Is It and How Does It Affect Battered Women in Child-Custody Disputes, 27 FORDHAM URBAN L. J. 909 (2000).

Cultural Considerations, 3 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 37 (2000).

What Can We Learn From Navajo Peacemaking?, 5 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 49 (2000).

The Furor Created by Thornhill and Palmer, 3 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 81 (2000).

ABA Takes on Increasing ProBono Representation, 5 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 83 (2000).

New Material on Marital Rape, 5 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 86 (2000).

New Understandings About Women, Work, Welfare and Abuse, 6 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 3 (2000).

Tools for Trying Sexual Abuse Cases, 4 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 23 (2000).

Battered WomenÕs Custody Litigation in a State with the UCCJEA, in LAWYERÕS MANUAL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:  REPRESENTING THE VICTIM, 191-97 (Julie A. Domonkos & Jill Goodman, eds., Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, 2000).

DIVORCE PLANNING: A GUIDE FOR WOMEN:  DEFINING AND DEFENDING WOMENÕS RIGHTS, NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund, New York (2000).

Drug Facilitated Rape, in ADDRESSING SEXUAL VIOLENCE ON CAMPUS:  PROGRAMS AND PERSPECTIVES, Eds. Allen J. Ottens & Kathy Hotelling (NY: Springer Publishing Co., 2001).

More Criticism of Thornhill and Palmer, 4 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 37 (2001).

Domestic Violence in the Asian American Community, 6 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 33 (2001).

What Losing a Mother Means, 6 DOMESTIC ASSAULT REPORT 35 (2001).

History and Current Status of the Sexual Assault Movement, 4 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 52 (2001).

Cultural Considerations of Sexual Abuse in Some Different Communities, Parts I & II, 4 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 29 (2001);
4 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 69 (2001).

What Losing a Mother Means, 6 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 35 (2001).

Recent Research on Batterer Self-Esteem and Alcohol Consumption, 6 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 67 (June 2001).

The Problem with Proxy Measures: The Inaccuracy of the Conflict Tactic Scales and Other Crime Surveys in Measuring Intimate Partner Violence, 6 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 83 (2001).

Blaming Non-Offending Mothers for Child Sexual Abuse, 4 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 72 (2001).
 
Full Faith and Credit for Custody Orders: Improvements Brought by the UCCJEA and VAWA II, 7 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 1 (2001).

Some Controversies Concerning Classifying and Treating Stalkers, 7 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 3 (2001).

Books for Young People on Sexual Assault, and On Proving Child Sexual Abuse Cases, 5 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 25-26 (2001).

Health Watch, 7 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 25 (2001).

Batterer Manipulation and Retaliation: Denial and Complicity in the Family Courts, Feminista! Vol. 4, No. 7 (2001), at www.feminista.com/v4n7/zorza.html  

Civil Needs of Sexual Assault Victims, 5 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 49 (2002).

Health Watch: Marital Rape Studies and Better Medical Documentation, 7 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 40 (2002).

New Resources on Custody, 7 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 51 (2002).

Mandatory Arrest, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, David Levinson, Ed., Sage
Publications, 2002.

Convicted Survivors in a California WomenÕs Prison, 7 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 60 (2002).

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, Civic Research Institute, Kingston, NJ (2002).

Woman-to-Woman Sexual Abuse, 5 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 71 (2002).

The Problem with Proxy Measures: The Inaccuracy of the Conflict Tactic Scales and Other Crime Surveys in Measuring Intimate Partner Violence, NCADV 10th National Conference Manual (2002).

Addressing Hurdles in Sexual Assault Cases, 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 8 (2002).

The Cost of Sexual Violence; The Savings from VAWA-I, 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 9 (2002).

Lesbian and Gay Battering and Sexual Abuse, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 4 (2002).

Sixth Circuit Affirms Excluding Testimony as to Susceptibility of Children to Coercive or Suggestive Interviewing Techniques, 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 20 (2002).

New Resources: Books and a Training Material Module, 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 23 (2002).

Sociologist Reports on ÒConvicted Survivors,Ó Abused Women Convicted of Killing Their Batterers, Incarcerated in a California WomenÕs Prison, 4 WOMEN, GIRLS & CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3 (2003).

Stalking Controversies and Emerging Issues, in STALKING: PSYCHOLOGY, RISK FACTORS, INTERVENTIONS, AND LAW, (Mary P. Brewster, Ed), 5-1 to 5-26, Civic Research Institute, Kingston, NJ (2003).

The Latest Books on Batterers and Batterer Intervention Programs, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 19 (2003).

New Research: Broward County Experiment Shows No Benefit From Batterer Intervention Programs, 6 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 23 (2003).

New Book on Rape and Sexual Harassment in the Military, 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 35 (2003).

In Memoriam: Sheila and Paul Wellstone, 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 33 (2003).

Two Different Views from Canada on Sexual Abuse of Boys, 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 49 (2003).

Battered Mothers Speak Out About Court Injustices, Part 1: The Findings, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 33 (2003).  Part II: The Recommendations, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 49 (2003).

Poll Finds Canadian Men Support Programs to End Violence Against Women, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 40 (2003).

Domestic Violence Resources for the Jewish Community, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 43 (2003).

New Books on Custody and Domestic Violence, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 52 (2003).

New Sexual Assault Videos from Intermedia, 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 72 (2003).

The Role of Stalking in Serious Domestic Violence Cases, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 68 (2003).

New Book on the Health Care Issues Surrounding Domestic Violence, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 71 (2003).

New Book by the Central Park Jogger, 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 81 (2003).

Guide to Consumer Rights for Domestic Violence Survivors, 8 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 88 (2003).

Guides to Help Blacks Heal From Sexual Assault, 7 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 10 (2003).

ACLU Releases Manual for Improving Services for Women Who Have Been Sexually Assaulted, 7 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 22 (2003).

Treating the Nonoffending Mother in Incest Families, 7 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 23 (2004).

The Military Response to Victims of Domestic Violence:  Tools for Civilian Advocates, 9 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 46 (2004).

Prostitution and the Invisibility of Harm, 7 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 52 (2004).

New Book on Stopping Stalkers, 7 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 54 (2004).

The Effects of Sexual Abuse, 7 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 56 (2004).

Helpful New Videos from Intermedia, 9 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 56 (2004).

Outstanding References on Sexual Assault and Child Abuse, 7 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 70 (2004).

New Video on College Drinking and Sexual Assault, 7 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 86 (2004).

What Is Wrong with Mediation, 9 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 81 (2004).

Mother-Daughter Incest, 8 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 7 (2004).

The Sexual Abuse of Women by Clergy, 8 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 12 (2004).

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, Vol. 2, Civic Research Institute, Kingston, NJ (2004).

Studies Shed Light on How Children Respond to Domestic Violence and What Would Help Them, 10 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 24 (2004).  

Child Sexual Abuse: Learning from the Past, 8 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 35 (2005).

New Book Explains the Criminal Justice Response to Domestic Violence, 10 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 40 (2005).

Evaluating the Handling of Domestic Violence Cases by Custody Evaluators (with Nancy Erickson), 10 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 49 (2005).

Aging Sexual OffendersÑAre They Still Predators? 8 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 65 (2005).

Important New Books on Dating Relationships, 8 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 71 (2005).

A Mixed and Dangerous Tool for Judges on Custody Evaluations, 10 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 49 (2005).

Six Recent Social Science Textbooks on Family Violence, 10 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 70 (2005).

Twist of Faith, A Documentary to See & Show, 8 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 88 (2005).

U.S. Supreme Court Removes One Seldom Used Remedy in Enforcing Orders of Protection, 10 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 86 (2005).

New Materials for High School and College Students and Survivors of Child Sexual Assault, 9 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 7 (2005).

Aging Sexual OffendersÑAre They Still Predators? 8 VICTIMIZATION OF THE ELDERLY AND DISABLED 33 (2005).

Guest EditorsÕ Introduction and co-editor (with Leora Rosen) of Special Issue: Child Custody and Domestic Violence, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, Vol. 11, No. 8, August, 2005.

Things We Still Can Do After the Castle Rock v. Gonzales Decision, 11 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 1 (2005).

Backlash and Misconceptions that Take on a Life of Their Own, 21(2/3) FAMILY VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT BULLETIN, 32-37 (2005).

Responding to Domestic Violence, 11 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 19 (2006).

Tools for Training about Sexual Assault, 9 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 39 (2006).

Specialty and Problem Solving Courts, 11 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 33 (2006).

Unbundling or Limited Scope Representation, 11 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 38 (2006).

New, Revised Edition of Transforming a Rape Culture, 9 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 55 (2006).

Marital Rape:  Still Falling Through the Cracks, 9 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 73 (2006).

 The Rape Recovery Handbook, a Good Source for Survivors, 9 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 74 (2006).

MaineÕs Encouraging Law Protecting Animals, 11 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 65 (2006).

Domestic Violence Law Now Out in Third Edition, 11 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 73 (2006).

Multicultural Aspects of Child Sexual Abuse Conference, 9 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 85 (2006).

Castle Rock v. Gonzales:  An Assault on WomenÕs Safety and Custody Property Rights, (2006) at www.law.du.edu/castlerock/Zorza%20CastleRockvGonzales%20article.doc
 
U.S. Supreme Court Decides Two Testimonial Cases, 11 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 81 (2006).

Tips for Representing Battered Mothers in Relocation Cases, 11 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 83 (2006).

Findings from Some New Child-Custody Literature, 11 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 87 (2006).

Child Custody Cases, Incest Allegations and Domestic Violence, ABA COMMISSION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE QUARTERLY E-NEWSLETTER, VOL. 4 (JULY, 2006), at http://www.abanet.org/domviol/enewsletter/CDVeNewsletterJuly2006_files/childcustodyincestallegationszorza.pdf

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, Vol. 3. Civic Research Institute, Kingston, NJ (2006).

Representing Mothers in Child Custody Cases with Incest Allegations: Part I, 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 3 (2006); Part II, 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 21 (2007).

Four Stalking Resources, 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 8 (2006).

What Are Predators Like and Who Do They Go After: Part I, 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 21 (2006).

Study Finds Community Sex Offender Notification Efforts Do Not Reduce Recidivism 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 23 (2006).

Sexual Trafficking Is Not Yet High Priority for Law Enforcement Agencies, 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 24 (2006).

About Male Batterers Who Sexually Abuse their Intimate Partners, 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 27 (2006).

The ÒFriendly ParentÓ Concept Ð Richard GardnerÕs Other Legacy.  THE VOICE:  J. BATTERED WOMENÕS MOVEMENT 12 (Fall 2006).

Female Officers and Male Police-Perpetrated Domestic Violence, 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 19 (2007).

WHAT A NICE GUY: PERFECT RELATIONSHIP, SECRET ABUSE (with Susan Pines).  Indianapolis, IN: JIST Life (2007).

New Video: Debating Richard Gardner, 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 27 (2007); and 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 35 (2006).

What Are Predators Like and Who Do They Go AfterÑPart II, 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 39 (2007).

A Guide to Relocation and Legal Advocacy Change, 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 36 (2007).

Recent Stalking ResearchÑPart I, 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 39 (2007).

The Agony of Surrendering Their Babies for Adoption, 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 49 (2007).

The Employment Rights of Sexual Assault Victims, 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 56 (2007).

The ÒFriendly ParentÓ ConceptÑAnother Gender Biased Legacy from Richard Gardner, 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 65 (2007).

Sexual Assault Nurse ExaminersÕ Experiences Providing Expert Witness Court Testimony, 10  SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 81 (2007).

Book Reports: Cry Rape and The Culture of Catholicism, 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 87 (2007).

Family Justice Centers: Hope for Hurting Families, 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 87 (2007).

New Book by Evan Stark: Coercive Control: How Men Entrap Women in Personal Life, 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 3 (2007).

The Model Stalking Code: Revisited, 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 7 (2007).

Mutual Restraining Orders and Mootness Issues Regarding Appeals, 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 9 (2007).

Freeing Tammy: Some Resultant Harms of Sexual Abuse, 11 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 43 (2008).

The U Visa: A Tool for Some Non-Citizen Battered Women (with Rena Cutlip-Masco & Natalie Nanasi), 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 33 (2008).

Batterers in the Criminal Justice System Ð Parts I & II, 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 36 (2008);
13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 53 (2008).

DVDs on Officer Perps, Child Witnesses, and Latino Homes, 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 39 (2008).

Listening to Olivia: Violence, Poverty, and Prostitution: Parts I & II, 11 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 71 (2008)
11 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 83 (2008).

Dealing with Animal Abuse to Alleviate Family Violence, 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 67 (2008). 

Custody, Contact, and Visitation: Relationship to Domestic Violence, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE, 1: 161-163 , CLAIRE M. RENZETTI & JEFFREY L. EDLESON, EDS., SAGE, 2008.

Full Faith and Credit (FF&C) Mandate, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE, 1:283-285, CLAIRE M. RENZETTI & JEFFREY L. EDLESON, EDS., SAGE , 2008.

Mediation, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE, 1:447-449, CLAIRE M. RENZETTI & JEFFREY L. EDLESON, EDS., SAGE, 2008.

Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS), in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE, 2:497-498, CLAIRE M. RENZETTI & JEFFREY L. EDLESON, EDS., SAGE PUBLICATIONS, 2008.

Why Men Are So Angry About Divorce, 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 83 (2008).

New DVD Exposes the Crisis in Our Family Courts, 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 85 (2008).

Empowering Battered Women by Expanding Their Options: Part I, 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 87 (2008).

New DVD: I Never Thought It Was Rape, 12 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 7 (2008).

Empowering Battered Women by Expanding Their Options: Part 2, 14 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RERPORT 3 (2008).

Kennedy v. Louisiana Update, 12 SEXUAL ASSAULT  REPORT 17 (2008).

What Is Wrong With Mutual Orders of Protection?, 1(2) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 127-134 (FALL 2008).

Our Clients May Affect Us: Vicarious Traumatization, 1(3) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 253-258 (WINTER 2009).

Mutual Restraining Orders and Mootness Issues Regarding Appeals (with Anne L. Perry), 1(3) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 259-268 (WINTER 2009).

New Stalking Victimization Data, 14 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 49 (2009).

Batterer Murderers Who Erase Their Victims, 14 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 55 (2009).

On Navigating Custody & Visitation Evaluations in Cases with Domestic Violence: A JudgeÕs Guide, 6(2/3) JOURNAL OF CHILD CUSTODY 1-29 (2009).

Intimate Partner Violence in the Lesbian Community, 14 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 69 (2009).

Who Is Liable When a Batterer Kills? (with Anne L. Perry), 14 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 87 (2009).

The Model Stalking Code Revisited, 2(1) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 49-54 (SUMMER 2009).

Intimate Partner Violence in Rural Communities, 15 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 1 (2009).

Can the ÒGrave RiskÓ Exception to the Hague Convention Cases Protect Children Subject to Family Violence? (with Anne L. Perry), 2(2) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 141-153 (FALL 2009).

Some Controversies Concerning Classifying and Treating Stalkers, 2(2) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 155-62  (FALL 2009).

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence in Rural America, 15 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 1 (2010).

Domestic Violence in the Workplace Study, 15 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 17 (2010).

Civil Protection Orders Increase WomenÕs Safety, 15 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 17 (2010).

The New DV Typologies: An Accurate Reconceptualization or a Trivialization, 15 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 19 (2010).

Child Custody Practices of the Family Courts in Cases Involving Domestic Violence, in DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, ABUSE, AND CHILD CUSTODY; LEGAL STRATEGIES AND POLICY ISSUES, 1-1 TO 1-32, (Mo Therese Hannah & Barry Goldstein, Eds.) (2010).

Batterer Manipulation and Retaliation Compounded by Denial and Complicity in the Family Courts, in DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, ABUSE, AND CHILD CUSTODY; LEGAL STRATEGIES AND POLICY ISSUES, 14-1 to 14-28, (Mo Therese Hannah & Barry Goldstein, Eds.) (2010).

Two Essential References for Every Library, 15 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 26 (2010).

Dealing with Animal Abuse to Alleviate Family Violence, 2(4) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 345-58  (SPRING 2010).

Sentencing for Criminal Sexual Assaults on Children (with Anne L. Perry), 2(4) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 359-60  (SPRING 2010).

Batterers Who Kill Others, 15 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 51 (2010).

ÒMy Child Wants to TestifyÓ:  Understanding the Prevailing Law of Child Testimony in Custody Disputes (with Romilda Crocamo), 15  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 65 (2009).

Supreme Court Decisions:  Shatzer and Quon, 15 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 85 (2010).

New Stalking Victimization Data, 3(1) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 21-26  (SUMMER 2010).

Who Is Liable When a Batterer Kills? (with Anne L. Perry), 3(1) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 41-46  (SUMMER 2010).

Two New Books for Women Who Have Been Abused, 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 3 (2010).

Safety Plan for a Friend, Relative, or Co-Worker Who Is Being Abused by an Intimate Partner with Officer Randy White), 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 5 (2010), available at http://www.civicresearchinstitute.com/pdfs/DVR1601-SA4-SafetyPlanForAFriend.pdf

New DV DVDs, 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 11 (2010).

Interesting New Developments 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 12 (2010).

Empowering Battered Women, Expanding Their Options, Honoring Their Choices, 3(2) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 109-121  (FALL 2010).

Batterer Murderers Who Erase Their Victims, 3(2) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 181-186  (FALL 2010).

Where Is the Line of Consent? A Review of The Line, 14 SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT 25 (2010).
Feminist Insights Informing Woman Abuse, 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 17 (2011).

New Books That Make a Difference, 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 19 (2011).

New Study on Domestic Violence in the Workplace, 3(3) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 217-223   (WINTER 2011).

Restorative Justice: Does It Work for DV Victims? Parts I & II, 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 33 (2011);
16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 51 (2011).

New Domestic Violence Typologies: An Accurate Reconceptualization or Another Trivialization?  3(3) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 225-236 (WINTER 2011).

Custody Roundtable Is Unanimous: Abusers Are Winning Custody: Our Courts Have Been Duped, 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 69 (2011).

Child Custody Roundtable II:  Proposed Solutions, 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT 85 (2011).

Dangerous Exits: Escaping Intimate Partner Sexual Violence in Rural America, 3(4) FAMILY & INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE QUARTERLY 263-271 (SPRING 2011).

DV Calls Are Not That Lethal: Refuting the Myth That DV Calls Kill More Law Officers, 17 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORTS 3 (2012).
Mothers on Trial: Updated, 17 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORTS 17 (2012).

DV Declared a Human Rights Violation (with Jennifer Cunningham-Minnick), 17 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORTS 49 (2012).

Counteracting MenÕs Rights Attacks on Battered WomenÕs Programs, 18 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORTS 3 (2012).


TRAINING AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
- Partial Listing

National Legal Aid and Defender Association, August 1991. Berkeley, CA.

Child Abuse, Custody, and Interstate Custody Cases; Domestic Violence Coalition on Public Policy (DV-COPP), April 4, 1992, Washington, DC.

Domestic Violence Training for Legal Services and Pro Bono attorneys; Northeast Regional Training Center, June 13, 1992, Newton, MA.  

National Legal Aid and Defender Association, August 1992, Berkeley, CA.                           

Defending Battered Women Accused of Parental Abduction, Defending Battered Women in Criminal Cases; American Bar Association  - Section on Criminal Justice and Division for Professional Education, September 24-25, 1992, Baltimore, MD.

Family Violence, Domestic Violence Forum; B'nai B'rith Women, October 21, 1992, New York, NY.

Judicial Training on Domestic Violence; 13th Judicial Circuit of Florida, October 26, 1992, Tampa, FL.

National Legal Aid and Defender Association, November 1992, Toronto, Canada.
                                           
Legal Intervention in Domestic Violence; Frontiers of Legal Thought: Law and the Family, Duke University School of Law, January 22, 1993, Durham, NC.

Woman Battering, the Elderly and the Public Response; Older Women's League, February 14, 1993, New York, NY.

Criminal Law, Child Enforcement, Child Custody and Women's Law Issues, and Keynote Address; FREE to be SAFE, Oklahoma Coalition on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault and Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, April 27-28, 1993, Oklahoma City, OK.

Stalking Solutions and Strategies, A Step Behind - Who is There?; Victoria Status of Women Action Group & University of Victoria Faculty of Law, May 14-15, 1993, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Getting Beyond Blaming the Victim, End Violence Towards Women: Preventing Violence to Women: Integrating the Health and Legal Communities; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Johns Hopkins Injury Prevention Center, and Southern California Injury Prevention & Research Center, June 3, 1993, Washington, DC.

Domestic Violence Legal Training, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Colorado Domestic Violence Coalition, Colorado Women's Bar Association, July 9, 1993, Denver, CO.

National Legal Aid and Defender Association, August 1993, Berkeley, CA.

Legal Reform Options Around Violence: The U.S. Experience, Canadian Advisory Council of the Status of Women, September 25-26, 1993, Ottawa, Canada.

Securing & Enforcing Orders of Protection; Custody Litigation On Behalf of Battered Women, Creating Community in the Commonwealth: Collaborative Approaches For Ending Violence In The Family, October 26-27, 1993, Richmond, VA.

National Legal Aid and Defender Association, November 1993, Albuquerque, NM.
Family/Domestic Violence: Its Impact on Children Responding to Crisis, New York State Bar Association, Committee on Children & the Law, January 28, 1994, New York, NY.

Patient to Plaintiff, National Conference on Family Violence: Health and Justice; American Medical Association, March 11-13, 1994, Washington, DC.
                                                                                                                                                          
Looking to the Future: Improving the Law, Gender Equality & the Law: Responsiveness of the Law to   Feminist Issues; 11th Annual Women in the Law Conference, Vermont Law School, April 9, 1994, South Royalton, VT.

Custody Evaluation in Domestic Violence Cases, Contemporary Legal Perspectives: Creating a Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence; Artemis House & YWCA of Dayton, April 14, l994, Dayton, OH.
                                       
Women, Violence, & the Law; National Association of Social Workers, New York State Chapter, May 12, 1994, Binghamton, NY.

Mediating Custody/Visitation Cases; Brooklyn Mediation Center, June 6, 1994, Brooklyn, NY.

Disarming Domestic Violence: There Is Help Out There; Oxfam America, June 21, 1994, New York, NY.

Testified on Mandatory Arrest at request of the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice, June 30, 1994, Washington, DC.

Safety First: The Medical/Health Care Response to Battered Women & Their Children; Minnesota Coalition Against Domestic Violence, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Minnesota Medical Association, & American Medical Association, July 29, 1994, St. Paul, MN.

Legislative Developments and agendas and other workshops, Many Voices, One Vision; National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Minnesota Medical Association, July 30 - August 3, 1994, St. Paul, MN.  

National Legal Aid and Defender Association, August 1994, Berkeley, CA.

Violence in the Streets and in the Home; Governing the American Mosaic; Midwestern Legislative Conference Annual Meeting, August 16, 1994, Des Moines, Iowa.

Guest, Larry King Live, CNN, September 27, 1994.

Make It Happen -- Initiatives for Equal Justice, Family Law Initiatives; 1994 Statewide Meeting of Florida IOTA Grantees, September 29 - 30, 1994, Indialantic, FL.

Domestic Violence Legal Issues: New Legislation, Old Problems and Possible Solutions; New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, October 21, 1994, Santa Fe, NM.

What's Love Got To Do With It?  Issues in Battered Women's Law, Cornell Law School, October 25, 1994, Ithaca, NY.

Family Violence; National Service Legal Corps, December 10, 1994, Washington, DC.

National Legal Aid and Defender Association, December, 1994, Washington, DC.

Testified on Mandatory Arrest at request of South Carolina Joint Legislative Committee on Children, February 8, 1995, Columbia, SC.

Speaker, Family Violence Judicial Seminar, Eleventh Judicial District, March 2, 1995, Queens, NY.

Speaker, Domestic Violence Judicial Seminar, Ninth Judicial District, March 23, 1995, Westchester, NY.

Keynote Speaker, Child Custody Disputes and Violence Against Women: Emerging Problems and Remedies from U.S. Jurisdictions, London Family Court Clinic and Battered Women's Advocacy Centre, March 31, 1995, London, Ontario, Canada.

Record-Keeping and Confidentiality; Wheels of Change: Serving the Diverse Needs of Crime Victims, New York State Crime Victims Board, April 2, 1995, Lake George, NY.

Testified on When Divorce Is Best for Children: Protecting Children from Abusive Parents at request of U.S. Commission on Child and Family Welfare, April 19, 1995, Cleveland, Ohio.

Sixty Minutes, CBS, April 30, 1995.

The Justice System and Domestic Violence Seminar, Florida Bar Association, May 16 & 17, 1995, Melbourne, FL.

Federal Legislation and Welfare Reform, Mission Safe: Launching Partnerships in the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, May 18, 1996, Melbourne, FL.

Custody/Visitation; Responding Effectively to Domestic Violence: Legislative and Judicial Proposals, New York State Bar Association, June 8, 1995, Albany, NY.

National Legal Aid and Defender Association, August 1995, Washington, DC.

Fourth Annual State Support Conference: Family Law Track; Missouri State Support Center for Legal Services, October 27, 1995, St. Louis, MO.

Child Custody and Domestic Violence; Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and the Flashner Judicial Institute, December 4, 1995, Boston, MA.

Several Presentations to College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, School of Social Work and Battered WomenÕs Programs, Humboldt State University, February 19 and 20, 1996, Arcata, CA.

Presentations on Stalking and AIDS; Eighth Annual State-Wide Crime Victim Advocacy Conference, February 28, 1996, Savannah, GA.

The Law: Confidentiality and Child Custody; 1996 Breaking the Cycle of Family Violence Conference, April 10, 1996, Huntsville, AL.

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA) Training; Legal Services of New York City, April 17, 1996, New York, NY.

Cost of Domestic Violence to Society; Strike Out Against Domestic Violence, June 7, 1996, Harlem, NY.

Protecting Children in Custody Disputes When One Parent Abuses the Other; Invited Presentation at Domestic Policy Meeting, June 11, 1996, The White House, Washington, DC.

Congressional Briefing on Batterers and Custody, Invited Presentation, June 11, 1996, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC.

How Domestic Violence Affects Children (with Nancy Worcester), Medical Seminar, August 2, 1996; Framing NCADVÕs Legislative Agenda (with Beth Clark), August 4, 1996; Child Custody, August 5, 1996; Confidentiality for Battered Women and Their Children, August 5, 1996; Panel: The Violence Against Women Act: Full Faith and Credit, August 6, 1996; Stopping Stalking, August 6, 1996, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Seventh National Conference, Charleston, SC.

Discussion: Defending Our Lives; American Psychological Association 104th Annual Conference (with Mary Ann Dutton, Ph.D.), August 11, 1996, Toronto, Canada.

What to Do about Mutual Orders of Protection and Subpoenas of Shelter Records?  Empowering or Overpowering: Prosecution of Domestic Violence Cases With Reluctant Victims; New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence Annual Meeting, September 10, 1996, Albany, NY.

Preventing Domestic Violence; Americorps Domestic Violence Affinity Group, September, 27, 1996, Washington, DC.

Domestic Violence Legal Issues; GovernorÕs Third Annual Summit on Domestic Violence: Stopping the Perpetrators, October 10, 1996, Jacksonville, FL.

IÕll Never Take Another Domestic Violence Case; Midwest Women in Law Regional Conference: Women in Law in the 21st Century: Challenges & Rewards, Association of Women Lawyers, October 11, 1996, Milwaukee, WI.

Domestic Violence: Accomplishments & Challenges, Queens Borough Task Force on Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence, October 25, 1996, Flushing, NY.

Custody and Visitation, Representing Domestic Violence Victims in Divorce, Rockland County WomenÕs Bar Association, October 30, 1996, Suffern, NY.

Confidentiality & Advocate Privilege (day long presentation); Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, November 7, 1996, Orlando, FL.

Testified by invitation before New York State Assembly on Criminal Justice Response to Domestic Violence, December 19, 1996, New York, NY.

Testified by invitation before New York State Commission on Domestic Violence Fatalities, January 9, 1997, Brooklyn, NY.

Confidentiality Training, Nassau and Suffolk Coalitions Against Domestic Violence, January 14, 1997.

Welfare Reform: A BattererÕs Dream Come True; The Welfare Reform Act: How the New Regulations Will Affect the Bedford-Stuyvesant Community, Metropolitan Black Bar Association and the Bridge Street Legal Society, January 21, 1997, Brooklyn, NY.

Testified by invitation before New York State Assembly on domestic violence and welfare reform, January 23, 1997, New York, NY.

Domestic Violence in the Workplace; Workplace Violence Symposium, Office for Victims of Crime and National Victim Center, March 1, 1997, Arlington, VA.
 
Interstate Implication for Custody, Protection, and Confidentiality for Battered Women; New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, March 25, 1997, Albuquerque, NM.

Welfare Reform and Battered WomenÕs Safety and Homelessness; Criminal Defense Clinic and WomenÕs Law Caucus, University of New Mexico School of Law, March 26, 1997, Albuquerque, NM.

Testified by invitation on behalf of National Coalition Against Domestic Violence against a joint custody presumption, New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families, May 30, 1997, Old Westbury, NY.

Dialogue and Forum on Mandatory Reporting of Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence in the Health Care Setting, Inter-Agency Task Force Against Domestic Violence and CUNY DR Consortium, September 19, 1997, New York, NY.

Holding the Abuser Accountable; Custody Awards in Protection Orders: The Violence Against Women Act; How Attorneys Can Partner with Domestic Violence Advocates; Ethical Representation in Domestic Violence & Child Sexual Abuse Cases; and Self-Care for Attorneys, Representing Battered Women in Custody, Visitation and Child Protection Cases Legal Training, July 17, 1998, Denver, CO.

Wife Rape: The Forgotten Victim, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 8th National Conference, July 20, 1998, Denver, CO.

How Battered Women Can Fight for Custody with Little Money, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 8th National Conference, July 21 & 22, 1998, Denver, CO.

Building Alliances Between the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Communities, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 8th National Conference, July 22, 1998, Denver, CO.

Battered Women and Interstate Custody, Legal Aid, February 4, 1999, New York, NY.

Innovative Steps to Effective Management: Confidentiality and Interstate Custody, Ohio Domestic Violence Network, March 18, 1999, Columbus, OH.

The UCCJEA and the PKPA Amendment, WomenÕs Bar Association of the State of New York, March 20, 1999, Queens, NY.

Interstate Custody Emerging Issues, Women, Children and Domestic Violence: Current Tensions and Emerging Issues, Fordham University School of Law, April 27, 1999, New York, NY.

Crossing State Lines: Federal Protections for Children Affected by Domestic Violence, Hands on Our FutureÐHelping Children and Teens Overcome Sexual and Family Violence, May 18,1999, Dedham, MA.

Impact of Children Witnessing Domestic Violence, Maine Coalition the End Domestic Violence Training Conference, October 6, 1999, ME.
 
Overview of VAWA Laws, Maine Coalition the End Domestic Violence Training Conference, October 6, 1999, ME.

Legal Update for Advocates, Responding to Domestic Violence in a Diverse Environment: The Door to a New Century, Pace University, October 8, 1999, New York, NY.

A Future Where Women and Children Are Safe, Preparing for the Future:  Improving Our Response to Domestic Violence, Summit, The Domestic Violence Prevention & Treatment Board, October 26, 1999, Lansing, MI.

UCCJEA: Has the Time Come in New York?  New York State Bar Association, Committee on Children and the Law Annual Meeting Program, January 28, 2000, New York, NY.

Working With Child Custody Investigators, Domestic Violence Issues in the Courtroom, Federal Laws and Other Remedies, and UCCJEA and Interstate Custody Issues, The Second Annual Impact on Domestic Violence on Your Legal Practice, March 20-21, 2000, Anchorage, Alaska.

Cyberstalking, Summit, Combating Violence Against Women in the New Millennium: An Agenda for the 21st Century, National Association of Attorneys General, March 24, 2000, Washington, DC.

Federal Update: Criminal and Custody Laws, Domestic Violence Action Plan 2000: Righting the Balance of Power, Fordham University School of Law, March 31, 2000, New York, NY.

Domestic Violence and Homelessness, Coalition of Battered WomenÕs Advocates, April 13, 2000, New York, NY.

Mandatory Arrest: Is It Serving Domestic Violence Victims and Their Communities, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, May 8. 2000, New York, NY.

Keynote Address: The Interrelated Problems of Women Battering and Homelessness, Domestic Violence and Homelessness: When Problems Overlap, Georgia State University & Georgia Law Center for the Homeless, May 19, 2000, Atlanta, GA.

Laws of the United States Affecting Women and Children, Beijing Plus Five, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), June 6, 2000, New York, NY.

Cyber Safety, ÒPartnering for Safer Communities: From Tradition to Tomorrow,Ó State of New York Attorney General Program, June 21, 2000, New York, NY.

Battered/Formerly Battered WomenÕs Institute (with Sudha Shetty), NCADV 9th National Conference, July 16, 2000, Portland, OR.

Beyond Paranoia: WhoÕs Stalking Whom? (with June Wiley, done twice), NCADV 9th National Conference, July 17, 2000, Portland, OR.

Stalking Roundtable (with June Wiley), NCADV 9th National Conference, July 19, 2000, Portland, OR.

The Role of the Law Guardian, Children of Domestic Violence: The Next Generation, City of New York Human Resources Administration 12th Annual Domestic Violence Conference, October 6, 2000, New York, NY.

Domestic Violence and the Failure to Protect Dilemma (with Peter Jaffe), Children of Domestic Violence: The Next Generation, City of New York Human Resources Administration 12th Annual Domestic Violence Conference, October 6, 2000, New York, NY.

Cyber Safety: Issues and Challenges On Line, ÒPartnering for Safer Neighborhoods: Block by BlockÓ - Attorney GeneralÕs Second Annual Neighborhood Watch Conference, October 18, 2000, Albany, NY.

Full Faith and Credit for the Custody Provisions of Protective Orders (with Bette Garlow), Integrating Responses to Domestic Violence, Loyola University New Orleans School of Law and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence, October 28, 2000, New Orleans, LA.

Keynote Address: Keeping Children Safe: Mediation in the Domestic Violence Context, Judicial Presentation: Addressing Mediation and Supervision in Rhode Island Family Court, February, 29, 2001, Providence, R.I.

Violence and the Family: Current Legal and Mental Health Perspectives, Association of the Bar of New York City, April 4, 2001, New York, NY.

Child Victims: Preparing the Victim / Witness (with Roger Canaff), First National SART Training Conference, May 27, 2001, San Antonio, TX.

Plenary Session: Federal and Interstate Jurisdictional Issues, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Southeastern Regional Conference, October 25, 2001, Savannah, GA.

Panel Discussion: Ethical Representation in Domestic Violence & Child Sexual Abuse Cases, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Southeastern Regional Conference, October 25, 2001, Savannah, GA.

When Children are Involved, American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence: Raising the Standard of Practice: Justice in Civil Courts, October 31, 2001, Boston, MA.

When Children are Involved in Interstate Cases: Raising the Standard of Practice: Justice in Civil Courts, November 1, 2001, Boston, MA.

Practice Technique Demonstration, Divorce and Custody, Domestic Violence Civil Law Institute, American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence: Domestic Violence Civil Law Institute, January 11, 2002, Tucson, AZ.

On the Stand: Health Professionals as Expert Witnesses, Casualties of Violence: Violence Against Women-An Issue of Health, February 12, 2002, Dublin, Ireland.

Rape and the Failure of Law Reform: WhatÕs Still Wrong and What You Can Do About It? New England School of Law and Jane Doe, Inc., February 22, 2002, Boston, MA.

Family Court Colloquium, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, February 28, 2002.

Participant: Elder Sexual Abuse Forensic Markers, Boston College, March 14-16, 2002, Newton, MA.

Keynote Speaker: ÒSensitizing Communities to the Trauma of Strangulation, Stalking and Sexual Assault,Ó Southwest Full Faith & Credit Project, April 23 , 2002, Albuquerque, NM.

Tracking Stalkers: Stopping Stalkers, Helping Victims, NCADV 10th National Conference, August 5, 2002, Kissimmee, FL.

Interstate and International Custody Jurisdictional Issues, Child Custody Institute (with Sudha Shetty), NCADV 10th National Conference, August 6, 2002, Kissimmee, FL.

How Can We Better Serve Victims of Intimate Partner Rape (with Carmen Landy), NCADV 10th National Conference, August 7, 2002, Kissimmee, FL.

Plenary Session: Ethical Representation in Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Cases (with Prof. James Rowan, Christine Butler, and Leigh Goodmark), Advocating for Battered Women and Children in Custody, Visitation, and Child Protection Cases, Northeastern University School of Law, October 4, 2002, Boston, MA.

State Jurisdictional Issues, UCCJEA, and Full Faith & Credit, Advocating for Battered Women and Children in Custody, Visitation, and Child Protection Cases, Northeastern University School of Law, October 4, 2002, Boston, MA.

Violence in the Home and the Heart:  What Bioethicists Need to Know About Family Violence (with Felicia Cohn, Gregory Larkin & Jacquelyn Campbell), 5th Annual Meeting  American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, October 27, 2002, Baltimore, MD.

What Courts Need to Know in a Case, CAS & Family Court: Recognizing the Impact of Child Sexual Abuse on Family Court Cases, January 31, 2003, Annapolis, MD.

What Courts Need to Know in a Case, CAS & Family Court: Recognizing the Impact of Child Sexual Abuse on Family Court Cases, March 14, 2003, Salisbury, MD.

What Courts Need to Know in a Case, CAS & Family Court: Recognizing the Impact of Child Sexual Abuse on Family Court Cases, January 31, 2003, Frederick, MD.

Stalking (with Tom Kirkman), American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence: Justice in Civil Courts for Domestic Violence Victims, April 3, 2002. Colorado Springs, CO.

Seeking Protection: Pursuing Civil and Criminal Options (with Deborah Goelman and Tamara Steckler), Pursuing Truth, Justice and Righteousness:  A Call to Action: The First International Conference on Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Community, July 21, 2003, Baltimore, MD.

Family Law and Justice Issues (Moderator, with Mary Ann Dutton, Aviva Kurash and Tamara Steckler), Pursuing Truth, Justice and Righteousness:  A Call to Action: The First International Conference on Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Community, July 21, 2003, Baltimore, MD.

How Can We Better Serve Victims of Intimate Partner Assault? (with Carmen Landry), Mid-Atlantic Sexual Assault Conference, September 23, 2003, Valley Forge, PA.

Coordinated Community Response - Domestic Violence is EverybodyÕs Business:  Promoting Awareness and Action, Sixth National Conference on Preventing Crime: United for a Stronger America, October 13, 2003, Washington, DC.

Teleconference Call (with Caroline Bettinger-L—pez and Emily Martin) on The Meaning of the Supreme CourtÕs Decision in Castle Rock v. Gonzales, National Alliance to End Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Community, Jewish WomenÕs International, July 7, 2005, Washington, DC.

The Friendly Parent Concept (with Margaret Dore and Linda Elrod), ABA Section on Family Law, Fall CLE Conference, September 29, 2005, San Diego, CA.

Law Enforcement Responses to Stalking (with Thomas Kirkman), International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Stalking, October 5. 2005, Baltimore, MD.

Protecting Child Sexual Assault Victims Caught in a System (with Lisae Jordan and Bobbie Steyer), International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Stalking, October 5. 2005, Baltimore, MD.

A Problematic Bench Guide on Custody Evaluations, Cross System Training: Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment Conference, Rowan University, October 20, 2005, East Winsor, NJ.

Gender Bias and Friendly Parent Provisions, Battered MotherÕs Custody Conference, Siena College, January 7, 2006, Loudonville, NY.

Understanding and Stopping Intimate Partner Stalking, Battered MotherÕs Custody Conference, Siena College, January 8, 2006, Loudonville, NY.

Women, Property and Economic Accountability (with Diane Rosenfeld and Alice Brokars Kelly), Castle Rock v. Gonzales Conference, Strum College of Law, March 17, 2006, Denver, CO.

Does the Law Work for Addressing Sexual Assault (with Peter V Taylor & Ashley Burczak), Georgetown University Law Center, September 4, 2006, Washington, DC.

Batterer Intervention Programs: Where Should We Go From Here?  Thematic Session (with Lynette Feder, Julia C. Babcock, Chris OÕSullivan, Melissa Labriola), November 1, 2006, Los Angeles, CA.

Truth Commission Member and Presenter, Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody: A National Crisis IV, January 13 & 14, 2007, Albany, NY.

Battered Women Go to Court (with Toby Myers & Roxanne Formerly), Beyond Awareness: Effecting Change, Jewish Women International, March 19 (2007), Baltimore, MD.

Parental Alienation Syndrome: Why Does It Matter for Battered Women? (with Molly Dragiewicz), Jewish Women International teleconference presentation, November 1, 2007.

Keeping Women and Children Safe, Evolving Family Violence Prevention Policy, Locally and Nationally, American Public Health Association, November 5, 2007, Washington, DC.

FathersÕ Rights Activism in the United States: Implications for Battered Mothers and their Children, American Society of Criminology, MenÕs & FathersÕ Rights Activism in Canada and the United States, November 17, 2007, Atlanta, GA.

Discussion and Commentary on DV LEAP Project and ABAÕs Standards of Practice for Lawyers Representing Victims of Domestic Violence (with Nancy Erickson & Barry Goldstein), Sexual Assault and Stalking in Civil Protection Order Cases, Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody: A National Crisis V, January 12, 2008, Albany, NY.

PAS and the Friendly Parent Concept, Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody: A National Crisis V, January 13, 2008, Albany, NY.

Protecting the Children in Custody Disputes in Families with Domestic Violence, San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, January 29, 2008, San Diego, CA.

Parental Alienation and the Friendly Parent Concept, San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, January 29, 2008, San Diego, CA.

Keynote Speaker, Post Separation Conference, April 29, 2008, Honolulu, HI.

Keeping Women and Children Safe, Post Separation Conference, April 29, 2008, Honolulu, HI.

Stalking, Post Separation Conference, April 29, 2008, Honolulu, HI.

Improving Court Practice, Legal Aid Family Law Conference, April 30, Honolulu, HI.

BatterersÕ Parental Rights Relating Research to Legal Advocacy (with Chris OÕSullivan, Lisa Rivera & Leora Rosen), Public Policy and Support for Survivors, National Coalition Against Domestic ViolenceÕs 13th National Conference on Domestic Violence, July 21, 2008, Washington, DC.

Why Sex Gender, and Sexism Still Matter to Battered Women (with Molly Dragiewicz), National Coalition Against Domestic ViolenceÕs 13th National Conference on Domestic Violence, July 22, 2008, Washington, DC.

When Allegations of Domestic Violence and Child Sexual Abuse Co-exist (with Joyanna Silberg & Eileen King), National ChildrenÕs Bench Book Project: A Symposium on Improving Judicial Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, September 19, 2008, University of Maryland-College Park, MD.

Panel on the book, Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Child Custody Legal and Policy Implications, Sixth Battered Mothers Custody Conference: Solutions, January 10, 2009, Albany, NY.

Evaluators and Evaluations: Tools to Fight Back (with Irene Weiser), Sixth Battered Mothers Custody Conference: Solutions, January 10, 2009, Albany, NY.

Minimizing Child Custody Wins to Abusive Fathers: Thinking Outside the Box, St. Johns University School of Law, March 20, 2009, Queens, NY.

Overview of the Dilemma of Protective Parents and their Advocates, and Guided Group Discussion on Pressing Issues (with Margaret Drew, Rita Smith, and Barry Goldstein), Helping the Protective Parent Now! NCADV, April 23, 2009, New York, NY.

Domestic Violence Sessions, 2009 Pacific Judicial Council Conference, October 28, 2009, Saipan, CNMI.

How Batterers Manipulate and Court System Collude with Them (with Mike Brigner), Seventh Battered Mothers Custody Conference, January 9, 2010, Albany, NY.

Recognizing and Combating Batterer Manipulation (with Mike Brigner), NCADV 14th National Conference, August 2, 2010, Anaheim, CA.

Using the Book, Domestic Violence, Child Custody, and Abuse: Legal Practices and Policy Issue (with Barry Goldstein and Nancy Erickson), Battered Mothers Custody Conference VIII, January 8, 2011, Albany, NY.

Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Child Custody: Legal Strategies and Policy Issues (with Jan Russell), Illinois Violence Coordinating Councils, Annual Statewide Full Council Training, April 5, 2011, Springfield, IL.

Author Meets Critics: Equality with a Vengeance: MenÕs Rights Groups, Battered Women and Antifeminist Backlash (with Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, Ruth Mann, and Edward G. Gondolf), American Society of Criminology, November 17, 2011, Washington, DC.

News From the Protective Mothers Movement You May Not Have Heard (with Barry Goldstein, Kathleen Russell, Rita Smith, Connie Valentine, Karen Anderson, Gabby Davis & Eileen King), Battered Mothers Custody Conference IX, January 7, 2012, Albany, NY.

PAS-Friendly Parent; and Presenting Evidence Preparing for Appeal, Child Custody and Domestic Violence Special Institute, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, July 25, 2012, Denver, CO.


JOURNALS and NEWSLETTERS SUBSCRIBED TO
   
Campus Safety & Student Development
Domestic Violence Update
Domestic Violence Report
Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly
Family Law Quarterly
Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Journal of Offender Monitoring
Juvenile Justice Update
Sex Offender Law Report
Sexual Assault Report
The Voice
Victimization of the Elderly and Disabled
Violence Against Women: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal


REFERENCES - Available on request