National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

990 Spring Garden Street, Suite 703

Philadelphia, PA 19123

215/763-1144
800/903-0111 x3

We accept collect calls from incarcerated
victims of battering.

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Publications

Got Justice? Options for Prosecutors When Battered Women Fight Back

by Mary E. Asmus (May 2017)

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Offers ideas and suggestions for prosecutors seeking just results in cases where the defendant is a victim of battering. Encourages practitioners not to assume a "seen one, seen them all" attitude toward such cases, and to find a nuanced response appropriate to the circumstances of each defendant.
[22 pages]

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