Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Law Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 14 of 14

Full-Text Articles in Law

Straight Outta Scotus: Domestic Violence, True Threats, And Free Speech, Jessica Miles Apr 2020

Straight Outta Scotus: Domestic Violence, True Threats, And Free Speech, Jessica Miles

University of Miami Law Review

Domestic violence intersects with constitutional, criminal, and civil law in ways that often present challenges for jurists seeking to reconcile conflicting interests in promoting victim safety and protecting the legal rights of those accused of abuse. One current issue presenting such tensions relates to “true threats” of violence which the U.S. Supreme Court considers to be among the categories of speech receiving only limited First Amendment protection. The Supreme Court has yet to indicate what level of intent would be constitutionally sufficient for conviction of a speaker of a true threat and the circuit courts have split on this ...


Matter Of A-R-C-G- And Domestic Violence Asylum: A Glimmer Of Hope Amidst A Continuing Need For Reform, Caroline Mcgee May 2016

Matter Of A-R-C-G- And Domestic Violence Asylum: A Glimmer Of Hope Amidst A Continuing Need For Reform, Caroline Mcgee

University of Miami Law Review

In August 2014, the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) issued its first published decision recognizing domestic violence as a basis for asylum. In Matter of A-R-C-G-, the BIA held that a woman who had suffered horrific abuse at the hands of her husband in her native Guatemala qualified for asylum as a member of a particular social group. The landmark decision came after years of uncertainty regarding the viability of domestic violence asylum claims and fourteen years after the BIA had rejected domestic violence as a basis for asylum in Matter of R-A-. Parts I and II of this Comment ...


Why Opposing Hyper-Incarceration Should Be Central To The Work Of The Anti-Domestic Violence Movement, Donna Coker, Ahjané D. Macquoid Jul 2015

Why Opposing Hyper-Incarceration Should Be Central To The Work Of The Anti-Domestic Violence Movement, Donna Coker, Ahjané D. Macquoid

University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review

No abstract provided.


Introduction: Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) V. United States: Implementation, Litigation, And Mobilization Strategies, Caroline Bettinger-López Jan 2012

Introduction: Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) V. United States: Implementation, Litigation, And Mobilization Strategies, Caroline Bettinger-López

Articles

No abstract provided.


The Harsh Reality Of Choosing Between Safety And Housing: Solutions For Victims Of Domestic Violence, Jill Barton Jan 2008

The Harsh Reality Of Choosing Between Safety And Housing: Solutions For Victims Of Domestic Violence, Jill Barton

Articles

No abstract provided.


Addressing Domestic Violence Through A Strategy Of Economic Rights, Donna Coker Jan 2003

Addressing Domestic Violence Through A Strategy Of Economic Rights, Donna Coker

Articles

No abstract provided.


Transformative Justice: Anti-Subordination Processes In Cases Of Domestic Violence, Donna K. Coker Jan 2002

Transformative Justice: Anti-Subordination Processes In Cases Of Domestic Violence, Donna K. Coker

Books and Book Chapters

No abstract provided.


Crime Control And Feminist Law Reform In Domestic Violence Law: A Critical Review, Donna Coker Jan 2001

Crime Control And Feminist Law Reform In Domestic Violence Law: A Critical Review, Donna Coker

Articles

No abstract provided.


Shifting Power For Battered Women: Law, Material Resources, And Poor Women Of Color, Donna Coker Jan 2000

Shifting Power For Battered Women: Law, Material Resources, And Poor Women Of Color, Donna Coker

Articles

No abstract provided.


Enhancing Autonomy For Battered Women: Lessons From Navajo Peacemaking, Donna Coker Jan 1999

Enhancing Autonomy For Battered Women: Lessons From Navajo Peacemaking, Donna Coker

Articles

In this Article, Professor Donna Coker employs original empirical research to investigate the use of Navajo Peacemaking in cases involving domestic violence. Her analysis includes an examination of Navajo women's status and the impact of internal colonization. Many advocates for battered women worry that informal adjudication methods such as Peacemaking ignore domestic hierarchies of power and thus facilitate the batterer's ongoing violence against the victim. Those who endorse the use of Navajo Peacemaking and other systems of restorative justice believe that such processes are better equipped to cut through the batterer's denial and victim blaming and are ...


Mirrored Silence: Reflections On Judicial Complicity In Private Violence, Zanita E. Fenton Jan 1999

Mirrored Silence: Reflections On Judicial Complicity In Private Violence, Zanita E. Fenton

Articles

Tracy and John had been married for seven years. They were so in love when they met at college. He brought her flowers and wanted to spend all of his free time with her. Everything was perfect. But it seemed to become increasingly tumultuous as soon as they got married, two years later. He didn't just want to spend all of his time with her; he had to know what she was doing every waking moment of the day. He had to approve of her activities and her friends. He called her at work every day. If she wasn ...


Domestic Violence In Black And White: Racialized Gender Stereotypes In Gender Violence, Zanita E. Fenton Jan 1998

Domestic Violence In Black And White: Racialized Gender Stereotypes In Gender Violence, Zanita E. Fenton

Articles

No abstract provided.


The Economics Of Violence: Why Freedom From Domestic Violence Must Be Treated As A Developmental Right In International Law, Kelsey S. Barnes Jan 1998

The Economics Of Violence: Why Freedom From Domestic Violence Must Be Treated As A Developmental Right In International Law, Kelsey S. Barnes

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

No abstract provided.


Heat Of Passion And Wife Killing: Men Who Batter/Men Who Kill, Donna K. Coker Jan 1992

Heat Of Passion And Wife Killing: Men Who Batter/Men Who Kill, Donna K. Coker

Articles

No abstract provided.