Monthly Archives: June 2012

An Outsider’s Observations on Domestic Violence Hearings in Family Court

Hello, readers! My name is Alec Joyner. I am an undergraduate at Yale University, and this summer I’m interning at the Mary Byron Project. I’ve already made one post on this blog (“Disputing ‘Dispute’”), and I will continue to post … Continue reading

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Disputing “Dispute”: Troubling Patterns in Domestic Violence Rhetoric

The way a domestic violence case is handled and addressed by law enforcement, the legal system, and the media often only exacerbates the original problem of the crime itself. A prime example of this trend is the way word choice … Continue reading

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