Subpart A General Provisions
Subpart B The STOP (Services * Training * Officers * Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program
Subpart D Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders

Terms Used In 28 CFR Part 90 - Violence Against Women

  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.