Browsing The Northern Illinois University Law Review (print version) by Subject "abuse"
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Is Imminence Really Necessity? Reconciling Traditional Self-defense Doctrine with The Battered Woman Syndrome (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2000-05)Since the late 1970s, courts have been forced to deal with the question of whether and how the Battered Woman Syndrome can be used in a defense when a battered victim kills her abuser. The application of traditional ...