National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault

Confidentiality publications

 

Publications:


Statutes - 1

Additional Resources - 1

Protocols - 5

Legal Pleadings and Forms - 2

 

Statutes

 

18 U.S.C. § 1169 18 U.S.C. § 1169

 

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.

 

 

Additional Resources

 

Confidentiality Laws Confidentiality Laws

 

This table provides a summary of confidentiality laws categorized by states, including the type of privilege, In-camera review, statutory exception, defense claims, perjured statements, other exceptions, and the holder of privilege.

 

 

Protocols

 

Confidentiality Recommendations Confidentiality Recommendations

 

 

 

Documenting Domestic Violence: How Health Care Providers Can Help Victims, Research in Brief (September 2001) Documenting Domestic Violence: How Health Care Providers Can Help Victims, Research in Brief (September 2001)

 

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.

 

 

Interagency Memorandum of Agreement Interagency Memorandum of Agreement

 

 

 

Recurrent Confidentiality Agreement Recurrent Confidentiality Agreement

 

 

 

The East Valley Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team Agreement The East Valley Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team Agreement

 

 

 

Legal Pleadings and Forms

 

Interagency Memorandum of Agreement Interagency Memorandum of Agreement

 

 

 

The East Valley Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team Agreement The East Valley Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team Agreement

 

 

 

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This project was supported by  Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K045 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessary represent the official position of the U.S. Department of Justice. All rights reserved. | Privacy policy