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E-463 – Domestic Violence


2 Credits

Introduction to the various legal implications of domestic violence with a focus on the impact of domestic violence on family law. The course will explore the history and theory behind the evolution of domestic violence law in the United States and Georgia. Students will explore the psychology of battering and the need to incorporate safety planning in case strategies. Introduction to the different issues facing victims from various cultural, racial, and social groups. Case studies will illustrate the intersection between domestic violence and various areas of the law such as torts, immigration, and criminal law.