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Title Domestic violence law / [edited] by Nancy K.D. Lemon, John and Elizabeth Boalt Lecturer, Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall), University of California, Berkeley.
Publication Info. St. Paul, MN : West, [2013]
Edition Fourth edition.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Law Library Course Reserves  KF 9320 .D657 2013    CHECKED IN
Description xlviii, 1111 pages ; 26 cm
Series American casebook series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xxi-xxix).
Contents History and overview -- Domestic violence: causes, effects, and treatment -- Cross-cultural issues: survivors of domestic violence who face multiple oppressions -- Battering in gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer relationships -- 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 response -- Prosecutorial response -- Judges, courts, and sentencing batterers -- Victims of domestic violence as criminal defendants -- Federal responses: violence against women act, restrictions on firearms -- Confidentiality and safety issues, including mandatory reporting of domestic violence -- Financial, employment, and housing issues affecting survivors of domestic violence -- Immigration and human rights issues.
Subject Family violence -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Family violence -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases.
Added Author Lemon, Nancy K. D., 1953- editor of compilation.
ISBN 9780314277060 (pbk.)
0314277064 (pbk.)
9780314277350 (pbk. : teacher's manual)
0314277358 (pbk. : teacher's manual)
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