URBST 228 - Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice
Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice
The operation of the criminal justice system in situations of domestic and family violence. Theories dealing with the sources of domestic violence will be reviewed. The focus will be on the operation of those parts of the criminal justice system having principal responsibility for arresting, prosecuting, and adjudicating domestic and family violence cases - the police, prosecution, and courts. The role and effectiveness of contemporary public programs and community remedies for domestic violence will also be analyzed.
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