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Victim-Oriented
MULTIDISCIPLINARY

Responses to
Statutory Rape

TRAINING
GUIDE

Sharon G. Elstein
Barbara E. Smith

American Bar Association
Center on Children and Law

Victim-Oriented Multidisciplinary Responses to Statutory Rape Training Guide

U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs

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Washington, DC 20531

Janet Reno
Attorney General

Daniel Marcus
Acting Associate Attorney General

Laurie Robinson
Assistant Attorney General

NoŽl Brennan
Deputy Assistant Attorney General

Kathryn M. Turman
Director, Office for Victims of Crime

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NCJ 178237

February 2000

This document was prepared by Sharon G. Elstein and Barbara E. Smith of the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law under grant number 97-VF-GX-K008, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

The Office for Victims of Crime is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

© 1998 American Bar Association. All rights reserved.

DISCLAIMER: The views expressed herein have not been approved by the House of Delegates or the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association and, accordingly, should not be construed as representing the policy of the American Bar Association. Nor does this represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of Justice Programs, or the Office for Victims of Crime. Nothing contained in this book is to be considered as the rendering of legal advice for specific cases; readers are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal counsel. This book and any forms and agree-ments herein are intended for educational and informational purposes only.

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