Killing Daddy: Developing a Self-Defense Strategy for the Abused Child
Posted: 29 Jul 2009
Date Written: July 29, 2009
The first legal exploration of the the connection between child abuse and parricide in the context of developing a self-defense claim. This seminal analysis of the early cases and nascent psychological and social theories of child abuse provided a new perspective on the legal problems raised when child/teenage defendants claim self-defense and profer a history of abuse by the parricide victim.
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