Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. Examples of intervention in child maltreatment include the investigation of child abuse reports by state child protection agencies, clinical treatment of physical and psychological injuries, family counseling, self-help services, the provision of goods and services such as homemaker or respite care, legal action against the perpetrator, and removal of the child or the offender from the home. This chapter reviews interventions that occur after suspected child maltreatment has been reported to child protection agencies.
Why adults? The scope of victimization covered includes those over the age of consent to sexual activity, which is 16 years of age with some close-in-age exceptions section Moreover, the Working Group limited its examination to sexual assaults committed by adults who were 18 years of age or over at the time of the alleged offence , thereby excluding the application of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Membership in the Working Group includes Crown prosecutors, police, criminal law policy lawyers and analysts, the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics Footnote 1 and the Directors of Victim Services from across Canada. Footnote 2 While the criminal justice system generally encompasses the following four independent institutions that apply the criminal law - notably the police, prosecutions, the criminal courts, and corrections - this report focusses principally on police, victim services and prosecution services.
Below are the case results of Joseph L. Jordan, Attorney at Law, a military criminal defense attorney who serves active servicemen nationwide. Please be aware that your case result is not guaranteed.
During just this past year, we have successfully represented a number of women who have been sexually harassed in the workplace — and a number of men criminally accused of sexual assault either in the workplace or in school. In both scenarios, a dominant theme emerged: documenting the assault or harassment is crucial to the success of your case in both the civil and criminal contexts. Having even the best New York Sexual Harassment attorney cannot guarantee a large award or settlement from your claim: a great lawyer still needs some material to work with. If you are being harassed or have been assaulted at work, you can be certain that when you threaten to sue for damages you will be met with fierce resistance from your employer.