Civil Tort Suits and Economic Justice for Battered Women, 2004

by Barbara J. Hart, Esq., and Erika A. Sussman, Esq. | April 28, 2015

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This article, published in Victim Advocate, addresses the limitations of protection orders, criminal law, and family law in providing relief for economic needs facing so many survivors. It highlights the economic needs, reviews predominant legal remedies, and lays the foundation for civil tort law to fill much needed legal gaps in supporting economic justice for survivors.