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Domestic Violence Law: Print Resources

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.


A Handbook of Family Law Terms   KF503.6 .H36 2001

Dictionary Of Criminal Justice Terms  HV7411 .D53 1998

Practice Guides

Books at Pace Law Library

Treatises, Digests, Monographs

Culture and Family Violence: Fostering Change Through Human Rights Law  KF9322 .L48 2001

Domestic Torts: Family Violence, Conflict, and Sexual Abuse, 2 v.  KF1269 .K37 2005 

"Trivial Complaints:" The Role of Privacy in Domestic Violence Law and Activism in the U.S.  K3263 .R36 2009

Violence Against Women, 2 v.  KF9322.A75 V56 2002

Violence Against Women in Families and Relationships, 3 v.  HV6626 .V56 2009

  Relevant Subject Headings

Abused wives

Abused women

Abusive men

Child abuse

Child custody

Dating violence

Family violence


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