Courts must not use Failure to Protect laws to further victimize survivors of domestic violence by scapegoating them for their batterers’ crimes.
Failure to Protect laws must not hold domestic violence victims with children to an impossible standard of choosing between risking their lives (and their children's’ lives) and risking their freedom.
To avoid Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Court’s must ensure that a victim’s sentence is proportional to her offense, not many times harsher than the sentence given her batterer.
Ensure the key issues of Tondalo Hall’s case return and remain a part of the national conversation about race, power, gender, and domestic violence.
Legislation or legal education to support legal defenses for victims charged in failure to protect cases.
Judicial reversal of Tondalao Hall’s unconstitutional sentence, setting a precedent to prevent the same injustice from impacting other victims.
Exposure of the shortcomings and potential for abuse when “Failure to Protect” laws are misused by prosecutors or courts to punish victims.
Encourage dialogue about domestic violence in the minority community and create safe spaces that empower survivors to tell their stories
Get her out of prison.