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  1. Moral and Criminal Law Reflections on Battered Women Who Kill Sleeping Abusers: Convict or Acquit and Why

    Dressler, Joshua
    In recent years, happily, lawmakers, domestic violence activists, and scholars have focused on the right of battered women to be protected from their abusive partners. As part of this trend, some courts have held that a battered woman, especially one who suffers from "battered woman syndrome," who kills her abusive partner while he is asleep, is justified in doing so under the doctrine of self-defense. But, should the law justify such a killing? As sympathetic as the battered woman's claim is, I will argue that the law should not treat such a killing as proper. To do so requires an...
    (Duration: 00:55:55) - 23-abr-2014

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