Domestic violence case processing : a serious crime or a waste of precious time? / Kathleen Erin Currul-Dykeman.

Laws governing the criminal justice system's response to domestic violence have changed through the passage of mandated arrest and prosecution policies. However, while arrest rates for domestic violence increased throughout the 1990s and 2000s, these cases continue to receive lenient treatment...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Currul-Dykeman, Kathleen Erin, 1972- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: El Paso : LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC, 2014.
Series:Recht und Gesellschaft.
Table of Contents:
  • Domestic violence and the problem of courts
  • Getting into the field
  • Local legal culture
  • Case typification
  • The going rate
  • Same law, different results
  • Conclusions.