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Battered Women in the Courtroom: The Power of Judicial Response

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Recent laws have given women much-needed rights in seeking protection from abusive men, but judges still hold the authority to issue restraining orders or send batterers to jail. While most studies on state intervention for victims have focused on the role of police, Battered Women in the Courtroom looks at the lives of abused women.
This investigation of women, violence,
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 10th 1999 by Northeastern University Press
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