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New Approaches to Domestic and Sexual Violence

About this Course

This course will address how we respond to domestic and sexual violence, the shortcomings to our current approach, and explore meaningful alternatives to our current responses.  The course will consider the political, cultural, and legal factors that are influencing shifting attitudes toward crimes of interpersonal violence.

Combining cases, with book chapters, law review articles, and online and other material, students will learn about the history of legal responses to crimes of interpersonal violence as well as the current prevailing approach and visions for future approaches.

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Restorative Justice