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Domestic Violence Law: Home

A guide to domestic violence law resources, including sources of federal, state, and international law, practice materials and materials on specific legal issues, as well as news, scholarship, agencies, and organizations.

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Find Periodicals

According to Rule 16 of the Bluebook, periodicals include articles in:

  • Consecutively paginated journals;
  • Nonconsecutively paginated journals/magazines;
  • Newspapers; 
  • Online newspapers;
  • Signed student-written law review notes;
  • Unsigned student-written comments;
  • Student-written book reviews;
  • Non-student-written book reviews;
  • Symposia;
  • • Specially designated articles in consecutively paginated journals; or
  • • Noncommercially distributed newsletters

Search Print & E-Journals and Library Catalog for title of a journal or law review. Use the library's Interlibrary Loan service to request an article not available in Pace collection.

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Research Guide Author

This guide was originally created by Margaret Moreland, reference librarian at Pace Law Library. It is currently maintained and updated by Cynthia Pittson, Head of Reference Services.

Relevant Subject Headings

  • Abused wives
  • Abused women
  • Abusive men
  • Child abuse
  • Child custody
  • Dating violence
  • Family violence
  • Homicide
  • Justifiable homicide
  • Legal assistance to abused wives
  • Marital violence
  • Prosecution -- Social aspects
  • Psychological abuse
  • Restraining orders
  • Self-defense (Law)
  • Spousal abuse
  • Victims of family violence
  • Wife abuse
  • Women -- Violence against
  • Women's shelters

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