DIVO Literature

Literature & Brochures

DIVO Prosecutor ManualThe following are a list of articles about DIVO. Because DIVO is relatively young, there is no research, as yet, on its impact. Some of these materials are available on line.

DIVO Prosecutor Manual

Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach in Virginia Capital Cases: An Introduction (PDF)

DIVO: A Guide for Creating Defense-Based Victim Outreach Services, Manual for Defense (PDF)

DIVO: A Guide for Creating Defense-Based Victim Outreach Services, Prosecuting Attorney Manual (PDF)

DIVO Article page 8 and 9– “reprinted with permission of Unified Solutions Tribal Community Development Group, Inc.”

Armour, M. and Frogge, S. (2009).  Implementing Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach in Texas. Austin, TX: Institute for Restorative Justice and Restorative Dialogue. Link

Beck, E., Britto, S. and Andrews, A. (2007).  Reaching Out.  From In the Shadow of Death: Restorative Justice and Death Row Families. New York:Oxford University Press. pp. 177-196. Link

Branham, M. and Burr, R. (2008).  Understanding Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach and Why It is Essential in Defending a Capital Client. Hofstra Law Review 36(3), 1019-1033.  Link

Burr, R. (2006, December). Expanding the Horizons of Capital Defense: Why Defense Teams Should Be Concerned About Victims and Survivors. The Champion, pp. 44-48.

Connecticut Law Tribune. (2009, August 24).  Offering Up Comfort For Crime Victims. Retrieved March 19, 2010 from  http://www.ctlawtribune.com/getarticle.aspx?ID=34761

Grunewald, K. and  Nath, P. (2003). Defense-Based Victim Outreach: Restorative Justice in Capital Cases, Capital Defense Journal 15(2), 19. Link

Leonard, P. (2006). After Great Pain: Exploratory Interviews with Victim Survivors in Death Penalty Cases. (Unpublished manuscript)

Leonard, P. (2006).  All But Death Can be Adjusted: Recognizing the Needs of Victims in Death Penalty Litigation. The Champion, pp. 40-43. Link

Lewis Herman, J. (2005, May). Justice from the Victim’s Perspective. Violence Against Women, 11(5), 571-602.

Redfield, T.L. (2006).  The Role of Victim Outreach.  Champion Magazine, p. 19.  Link

Zehr, H. (2002). The Little Book of Restorative Justice. Good Books.