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Helps to determine the level of danger an abused woman has of being killed by her intimate partner. It is free and available to the public. Using the Danger Assessment requires the weighted scoring and interpretation that is provided after completing the training. The Danger Assessment is available in a variety of languages. From Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
Legislative History Research Guide
The legislative history of a law is comprised of the documents created during deliberations leading to the law's enactment. They are used to determine the legislature's intended purpose and to clarify any ambiguities in the language.
New York Legal Research
This guide provides links to primary sources of law and government websites for New York, New York City, and Westchester County.
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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