A report and analysis of the achievements of legal reform efforts over the last 2 decades directed at ending domestic violence, protecting its victims and both constraining and transforming its perpetrators. Identifies the array of state codes on civil protection orders, child custody, civil damages, social and health services, arrest and law enforcement responsibilities, and rules of evidence for battered women defendants. Offers commentary on the law and the social context in which it operates. Articulates recommendations for further law reform efforts.a child of the applicanta#39;s place of residence, school, employment and childcare services, upon the request of the abused ... In states where alternative service is authorized, codes should direct that courts take into consideration the plaintiffa#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||State Codes on Domestic Violence|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1992|