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Tuesday, June 5 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Holistic Representation in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence

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With the increase of poverty, we are having and will continue to find an increase of intimate partner violence (IPV). This session will describe the complexities in which IPV evolves within the criminal system, including parole, basic legal responses to women’s use of force, and the problems of criminalization as a response to Intimate Partner Violence and how to argue these problems in court.


Leigh Goodmark

Professor and Clinic Director, Intimate Partner Violence, University of Maryland Frances King Carey School of Law
Leigh Goodmark is a professor of law at the University of Maryland Frances King Carey School of Law where she teaches Family Law, Gender and the Law, and Gender Violence and the Law. She also directs the Gender Violence Clinic, a clinic providing direct representation in matters involving... Read More →

Tuesday June 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Freedom F Mezzanine Level