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Domestic Violence Law (American Casebook Series)

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Edition: 4th ed., 2013
Author(s): Lemon


SKU: 93124



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Product Description

This Domestic Violence Law casebook presents an overview of the policy issues related to domestic violence law. Through articles, book excerpts, cases, and statutes, the author encourages discussion of the legal system’s role in domestic violence situations. Topics range from basic issues, such as spousal and child abuse, to highly controversial issues, including gay and lesbian battering and victims as criminal defendants.

Table of Contents includes:
History and Overview;
Domestic Violence: Causes, Effects and Treatment;
Cross-Cultural Issues: Survivors of Heterosexual Domestic Violence Who Face Multiple Oppressions;
Gay and Lesbian Battering;
Suing Batterers in Tort Actions;
Civil Restraining Orders;
Children in Homes Where Domestic Violence Takes Place;
Alternative Dispute Resolution;
Rape of Intimate Partners;
Law Enforcement;
Presecutorial Response;
Judges and Courts;
Victims of Domestic Violence as Criminal Defendants;
Federal Responses: Violence Against Women Act, Restrictions on Firearms;
Confidentiality Issues, Including Mandatory Reporting of Domestic Violence;
Victims of Domestic Violence as Welfare Recipients and Workers;
Immigration and Human Rights Issues.


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Format Paperback
Author Lemon
ISBN 9780314277060
Edition 4th ed., 2013
Publisher West