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Call # KF9322 .J37 2007
Author Jasper, Margaret C
Title The law of violence against women / by Margaret C. Jasper
Imprint New York : Oceana, c2007
Edition 2nd ed., Revised and updated / by Margaret C. Jasper
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Descript. xi, 262 p. ; 24 cm
Series Oceana's legal almanac series. Law for the layperson
Oceana's legal almanacs. Second series, Law for the layperson
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-262)
Subject Women -- Crimes against -- United States
Offenses against the person -- United States
Abused women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States
Family violence -- Law and legislation -- United States
Violent crimes -- United States
OCLC # 144598141
Table of Contents
Ch. 1An Overview of the Problem1
Ch. 2Domestic Violence11
Ch. 3Sexual Assault29
Ch. 4The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA)39
Ch. 5Stalking49
Ch. 6Teenage Dating Violence57
Ch. 7Battered Immigrant Women and Children63
Ch. 8Human Trafficking and the Sex Trade75
App. 1The U.S. Department of Justice Violence Against Women Hotline Numbers83
App. 2Subtitle A: The Safe Streets for Women Act - Selected Provisions85
App. 3Subtitle B: The Safe Homes for Women Act - Selected Provisions97
App. 4Subtitle C: The Civil Rights Remedies for Gender-Motivated Violence - Selected Provisions109
App. 5Subtitle D: The Equal Justice for Women in the Courts Act - Selected Provisions111
App. 6Subtitle E: The Violence Against Women Act Improvements - Selected Provisions115
App. 7Subtitle F: National Stalker and Domestic Violence Reduction - Selected Provisions123
App. 8Subtitle G: Protections for Battered Immigrant Women and Children - Selected Provisions127
App. 9Table Setting Forth Rate of Intimate Partner Violence Against Females, By Age and Victim/Offender Relationship (1993-1999)131
App. 10Table Setting Intimate Partner Violence And Rate of Reporting to Police, By Age (1993-1999)133
App. 11Table Setting Forth Rate of Intimate Partner Violence Against Females, By Age (1999)135
App. 12Directory of State Name Change Laws137
App. 13Directory of National Domestic Violence Organizations195
App. 14Directory of State Domestic Violence Coalitions197
App. 15Directory of Tribal Domestic Violence Coalitions209
App. 16Table of U.S. Forcible Rape Statistics, By Volume and Rate (1990-2005)211
App. 17Directory of State Sexual Assault Coalitions213
App. 18The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act - Selected Provisions225
App. 19Table of State Laws Governing Protection Orders for Teen Dating Violence233
App. 20The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 - Selected Provisions237