HIPPA And Subpoenas publications
This statute is a mandatory reporting statute. This statute imposes a federal duty to report child abuse or suspected child abuse in Indian Country. Failure to comply with this statute can result in federal incarceration.
Tribal Law and Order Act - The Tribal Law & Order Act strongly emphasizes the importance of decreasing violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women. The Act enhances tribes' authority to prosecute and punish criminals; expands efforts to recruit, train, and keep Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Tribal police officers; and provides BIA and Tribal police officers with greater access to criminal information sharing databases. It also authorizes new guidelines for handling sexual assault and domestic violence crimes.
This document is an unofficial simplification of the regulations surrounding HIPAA and the resulting privacy rules.
The 2013 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act takes great strides towards ending intimate partner violence committed against American Indian/ Alaskan Native women. Most notably, the law allows tribal criminal courts to prosecute domestic violence laws against non-Indians.
Violence Against Women Act (1994)- The Violence Against Women Act passed in 1994 focused on: community-coordinated responses that brought together, for the first time, the criminal justice system, the social services system, and private nonprofit organizations responding to domestic violence and sexual assault; recognition and support for the efforts of domestic violence shelters, rape crisis centers, and other community organizations nationwide working everyday to end this violence; federal prosecution of interstate domestic violence and sexual assault crimes; federal guarantees of interstate enforcement of protection orders; protections for battered immigrants; and a new focus on underserved populations and Native victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
This document describes the procedure that will be used when the Department of Justice's Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking determines that a tribe is unable to implement SORNA within a reasonable amount of time.
Violence Against Women Act (2005)- The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act passed in 2005 improved upon Congress' original efforts in 1994 and 2000 and focused on: provisions that exclusively serve to protect immigrant victims of domestic violence but also include immigration protections to alleviate violence against immigrant women that previous legislation had tried, but failed to alleviate; prevention strategies to stop violence before it starts; protecting individuals from unfair eviction due to their status as victims of domestic violence or stalking; creating the first federal funding stream to support rape crisis centers; developing culturally-and linguistically-specific services for communities; enhancing programs and services for victims with disabilities; and broadening VAWA service provisions to include children and teenagers.
This document represents the final version of the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which protects the confidentiality of patients’ healthcare information.
This document represents a publication in the Federal Register, pushing back the effective compliance dates for the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
This report, prepared by the Community Oriented Policing (COPS) initiative as a result of the requirements of the Tribal Law and Order Act, discusses the distribution of $400 million in federal grant money to tribal law enforcement programs.
Drug-Facilitated Rape: This article, funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), summarizes the phenomenon of drug facilitated rape as well as the prevalence, the prevention techniques, and the possible implications of drug facilitated rape for legal policy makers.
This document, prepared by the United States Government Accountability Office, discusses how tribal courts would benefit from increased federal government cooperation.
This January 11, 2010 memorandum lays out the Attorney General's Indian Country Law Enforcement Initiative.
This memorandum opinion, written by the United States Attorney General’s office, discusses the Crime Victim’s Rights Act.
This NIJ Research in Brief outlines how health care providers can improve the admissibility of evidence and strengthen the case of domestic violence victims by keeping well-documented medical records.
This document represents a publication in the Federal Register, requesting the submission of comments on a technical amendment to the final HIPAA Privacy Rule adopting standards for privacy of individually identifiable health information.