Fact Sheets, Step by Step
Many people have questions about issues of sexual violence and the criminal justice process. SVJI at MNCASA has responded by creating a series of fact sheets with need-to-know information. The fact sheets are used by victims, families, prosecutors, expert witnesses, advocates and others to navigate the system, understand the issues, and be more successful in securing justice in the courtroom.
The SVJI fact sheets provided here are organized by the steps in the criminal justice process. You may also use the search box to locate a specific fact sheet.
MN Statutes and Legal Process Overview (PDF files)
Sexual Assault Exam and Survivor Healthcare (PDF files)
- Expert testimony resources
Access to these resources is restricted. Please contact Caroline Palmer, Public and Legal Affairs Manager, to obtain access.
- Case Commentary: Expert Testimony: Explaining the Minnesota Supreme Court's Decision in State v. Obeta
- Statute of limitations
- Statute of limitations-MN Child Victim Act
- Tips for testifying