Category Archives: criminal law

VAWA is not enough: adding economic and racial justice

A statement from leading domestic violence scholars explains why the Violance Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization must go further beyond a focus on criminalization to put economic justice and racial equality at the center of policy reforms. “…while we applaud … Continue reading

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Downsides to Class Privilege? Hardly a Trend

By Lisa R. Pruitt Two recent news reports from very different parts of the world shared this theme: Affluence can have its drawbacks. The first story was Michael Wines, “Execution in a Killing that Fanned Class Rancor,” which reports the … Continue reading

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