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NCJ Number: 120400 Find in a Library
Title: State Legislative Solutions to the Problem of Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography
Author(s): L A Younes
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Office of Child Abuse and Neglect
Admin for Children and Families
United State

US Dept of Health and Human Services
Office of Human Development Services
United States of America

US Dept of Health and Human Services
Admin for Children and Families
United States of America

Clearinghouse on Family Violence Information
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 19
Sponsoring Agency: Clearinghouse on Family Violence Information
Washington, DC 20013
National Institute of Justice/
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US Dept of Health and Human Services
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United States of America

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Document: PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document lists books, law review and professional journal articles, and other publications that discuss State legislative activity in the area of family violence.
Abstract: Divided into 11 sections, the literature, published between 1980 and 1988, covers an overview of the problem and legal responses, mandatory reporting, legal reforms -- surveys of recent State laws, law enforcement -- arrest laws, civil judicial procedures -- protection orders, marital rape -- spousal exemption, sentencing and dispositions, service programs for victims -- laws and policies, divorce and custody proceedings, confidentiality -- professional privileges, and publications on specific State statutes.
Main Term(s): Domestic assault
Index Term(s): State laws; State legislative hearings
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