The article discusses evolution of social services and legal remedies for domestic violence. It reviews research done on domestic violence victims to find out factors that prevent victims from reporting the incident. It offers tips on how to motivate victims to report the incidence of domestic violence. It offers a new proposal targeting women who both suffer violence and have a criminal history.
Andrea L. Dennis and Carol E. Jordan,
Encouraging Victims: Responding to a Recent Study of Battered Women Who Commit Crimes
, 15 Nev. L. J. 1
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