Freedom from Domestic Violence and the Enforcement of Restraining Orders: Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales case

In Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales (2005), the Supreme Court majority ruled that Gonzales Fourteenth Amendment was not violated. The Fourteenth Amendment states that a State shall not “deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. The plaintiff Gonzales argued that her due process was violated because law enforcement … Read more

Domestic Violence in America

Domestic abuse in the United States is a large-scale and complex social and health problem. The family is perhaps the most violent group, with the home being the most violent American institution or setting today (Lay, 1994). Sadly enough, the majority of people who are murdered are not likely killed by a stranger during a … Read more

The Epidemic Of Domestic Violence

A problem has become known and to many, they feel that it’s about time that the general public has taken notice. This problem has been a taboo for centuries and in the mid nineties it has chosen to let itself be known, the problem that I am talking about is domestic violence, it has ruined … Read more

Domestic Violence Essay

Domestic Violence Against Women is a global issue reaching across national boundaries as well as socio-economic, cultural, racial and class distinctions. It is a problem without frontiers. Not only is the problem widely dispersed geographically, but its incidence is also extensive, making it a typical and accepted behavior. Only recently, within the past twenty-five years, … Read more