State Codes on Domestic Violence

State Codes on Domestic Violence

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A report and analysis of the achievements of legal reform efforts over the last 2 decades directed at ending domestic violence, protecting its victims and both constraining and transforming its perpetrators. Identifies the array of state codes on civil protection orders, child custody, civil damages, social and health services, arrest and law enforcement responsibilities, and rules of evidence for battered women defendants. Offers commentary on the law and the social context in which it operates. Articulates recommendations for further law reform efforts.Family Violence and Custody Codes ^Alaska [Alaska Stat. AsAs 25-20.080(8) ... Rev. Stat. M 403.260(2), 403.270(l)(f) aamp; (2), 403.320(2) ... 19, As 752(5)(K-2)]; Maryland [Md. Code Ann. As 9-101.1(B)]; Massachusetts [Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 208, As 31]anbsp;...

Title:State Codes on Domestic Violence
Author:Barbara Hart
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1992


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