ERIC Number: ED251762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Family Violence. Attorney General's Task Force Final Report.
Hart, William L.; And Others
This document reviews the problem of family violence, including child abuse, spouse abuse, and elder abuse. The role of the Justice System is outlined with recommendations for law enforcement, for prosecutors, and for judges. Needs and recommendations for victim assistance are discussed, as are the issues of prevention and awareness, education and training, data collection and reporting, and research. Recommendations for federal and state legislative action are presented, and special consideration is given to violence in the media, pornography, family violence in the military, and grandparents' rights. The information in each section is accompanied by quotes from victims. Appendices include a list of witnesses before the Attorney General's Task Force on Family Violence, footnotes to each section, short biographies of Task Force members, a list of the Task Force staff members, and notes on the methodology used in preparing the report. (JAC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Justice, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Criminal Justice System
Note: Prepared by the Attorney General's Task Force on Family Violence.