This annotated bibliography was complied to reflect resources collected for AEquitas’ Initiative on Witness Intimidation (IWI).1 It has been organized using four different content areas – legal research and literature, social science research and literature, assessment, and policy and practice. The first section contains legal literature that describes and analyzes the legal foundations of witness intimidation, including Supreme Court decisions, statutes, and relevant case law. The second section contains social science research about the experience and occurrence of witness intimidation, as well as implementation of laws and policies to address it. The third section contains reports of assessments and evaluations of the problem of witness intimidation in communities. The final section, policy and practice, contains best practices and policies to be implemented based on the assessment and research foundations described above.
Publication Date: October 2013