Monday at 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Place: Room 1525
Monday, August 28:
Women & the
Law, Dalton & Schneider,
Chapter 1: Domestic Violence in Historical and Social Context,
Monday at 4:00p.m. - 5:55p.m.
Place: Room 1545
will examine the response of the legal system to complex issues
raised by domestic violence. The historical and social context
of domestic violence, as well as the dynamics of abusive relationships,
will be considered. Among other topics, the course will cover
criminal law issues (domestic assault, stalking, homicide,
self-defense, orders of protection); tort litigation against
perpetrators and/or the state; child welfare system issues
(the overlap between domestic violence and child maltreatment;
failure to protect); family law issues (custody, visitation).
Assignment for Monday, August 25:
Women and the Law, Dalton and Schneider