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American University Washington College of Law    
 
    
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 637 Domestic Violence Law


(2 hrs.)

Explores historical, anthropological, sociological, psychological, and legal aspects of battering. Topics include criminal law and process, family law, and alternative dispute resolution. Considers the historical, social, and cross-cultural context of domestic violence; social and legal reform efforts on behalf of battered women; battered women who kill their batterers; and theory and practice regarding battered women. J. Lee, Myers, Shenoy Fall