A Critical Legal Study of Solutions to Domestic Violence among Black Male-Female Couples

A Critical Legal Study of Solutions to Domestic Violence among Black Male-Female Couples

by Willa Mae Hemmons
     
 

Hemmons (a social worker and attorney) presents case studies, describing them as she witnessed them in her role as a legal practitioner. Applying Critical Legal Theory, she argues that race bias so confounds the American system of law that neither the victim nor the defendant receive justice. The study examines proposed solutions to domestic violence, including…  See more details below

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Hemmons (a social worker and attorney) presents case studies, describing them as she witnessed them in her role as a legal practitioner. Applying Critical Legal Theory, she argues that race bias so confounds the American system of law that neither the victim nor the defendant receive justice. The study examines proposed solutions to domestic violence, including divorce, temporary protection, separate maintenance, and criminal prosecution. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773472822
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Criminology Studies
Pages:
160

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