The 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 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 (Unpublished manuscript)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.