Expert testimony on domestic violence : a discourse analysis /

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Author / Creator:Hamilton, Melissa, 1964-
Imprint:El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2009.
Description:vi, 207 p. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Series:Law and society
Law and society (New York, N.Y.)
Subject:Forensic sociology -- United States.
Evidence, Expert -- United States.
Family violence -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Abused women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- California -- Cases.
Abused women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Evidence, Expert.
Family violence -- Law and legislation.
Forensic sociology.
California.
United States.
Trials, litigation, etc.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7735498
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ISBN:9781593323233 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1593323239 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-182) and index.
Summary:"Examines the impact of social science evidence on legal reasoning in domestic violence cases, analyzing the text and rhetoric from a body of appellate opinions in which expert witnesses provided social science-based testimony about domestic violence"--Provided by publisher.

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