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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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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