This article focuses on Hispanic and Latino immigrant populations, and the barriers they face in domestic violence disputes, including language differences, financial dependence, and social isolation (2018).
This article discusses the risks and concerns associated with non-fatal strangulation, as well as the legal responses to strangulation by the U.S., Canada, and Australia.
Recent developments: Domestic violence in the digital age: Towards the creation of a comprehensive cyberstalking statute
The authors discuss the current state of criminal cyberstalking statutes at the state and federal levels (2013).
Protection orders & intimate partner violence: An 18-month study of 150 black, hispanic, & white women
This study comments on the perceived effectiveness of protective orders among black, hispanic, and white women. The results show significant decreases in threats of assault, stalking, and worksite harassment over time among all women, regardless of receipt of a protection order (2004).
This article argues that the current juvenile justice system needs to deal with teen abusers by recognizing the causes of dating violence and ending that behavior before they reach adulthood (2015).
This paper studies the problem of marital rape in a variety of countries, and examines how legal systems and political actors contribute to shaming and stigmatization in cases of rape (2016).
This bench card provides details for immigrants and what will happen to their immigration status when they file for and are issued a protective order. It also examines penalties committed by an abuser that would lead to deportation (2013).
This article details the threats and barriers faced by battered immigrant women who are married to both U.S. citizens and immigrants. One of the most significant barriers discussed is the threat of deportation by the abuser (2000).