Violence Against Women

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  • Determined whether a defendant forfeits the Sixth Amendment Confrontation Clause right where defendant’s wrongful act caused witness’s unavailability.
  • Challenged the distinction between minor, or “de minimus,” and “classic” incidents of domestic violence.
  • Determined the constitutionality of the Violence Against Women Act's civil rights remedy.
  • Determined whether the prosecution of a domestic violence victim for murdering her husband was impermissibly tainted by the prosecution's baseless suggestions that she worked as a prostitute.
  • The brief argues that lower court committed legal error by failing to adequately consider the effects of domestic violence on the child victim when granting unsupervised visitation to Defendant-Appellee.
  • Concerned the right of an abuse victim to tort remedies under the civil rights remedy provision of VAWA.
  • Determined the statute of limitations on sexual abuse tort and discovery rule due to childhood trauma in Ohio.
  • Addressed the Constitutionality of the Violence Against Women Act civil rights remedy.
  • Determined whether a family court judge erred in refusing to consider whether a protective order could exclude a batterer from a home.
  • Concerned a wife's right to her husband's pension upon divorce even if he lost his job due to a restraining order she obtained to protect herself against his abuse.
  • Concerning the improper sentencing of a teacher who raped an underage student in Montana based on myths about sexual violence.
  • Determined the statute of limitations in child sexual abuse cases in Colorado.

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