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Defending battered women on trial : lessons from the transcripts

Author: Elizabeth A Sheehy
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Angelique Lyn Lavallee -- Bonnie Mooney -- Kimberley Kondejewski -- Gladys Heavenfire and Doreen Sorenson -- Donelda Kay, Denise Robin Rain, and Jamie Gladue -- Lilian Getkate -- Margaret Ann Malott and Rita Graveline.
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Cases
Jurisprudence
Additional Physical Format: Sheehy, Elizabeth A, author.
Defending battered women on trial.:
Vancouver : UBC Press, 2013.
(CaOONL)2013906379X
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth A Sheehy
ISBN: 9780774826518 0774826517 0774826525 9780774826525
OCLC Number: 854497801
Awards: Winner of David Walter Mundell Medal, Office of the Attorney General 2015 (Canada)
Short-listed for Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 (Canada)
Description: 469 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Angelique Lyn Lavallee --
Bonnie Mooney --
Kimberley Kondejewski --
Gladys Heavenfire and Doreen Sorenson --
Donelda Kay, Denise Robin Rain, and Jamie Gladue --
Lilian Getkate --
Margaret Ann Malott and Rita Graveline.
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Responsibility: Elizabeth A. Sheehy.

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Drawing on trial transcripts, this book tells the stories of ten battered women who killed their male partners and one who did not, revealing why women don't "just leave" and the serious barriers to  Read more...

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In Defending Battered Women on Trial: Lessons from the Transcripts, Sheehy offers a compelling and startling account of the criminal justice system's failure to protect women from the men who batter Read more...

 
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