Battered Woman Syndrome: What is ‘Reasonable?’

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 220-223, 1992

Posted: 13 Jan 2010 Last revised: 20 Jun 2018

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Patricia L. Easteal

University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice

Date Written: 1992

Abstract

Is an objective standard meaningless if the jury is not equipped to understand what is indeed reasonable behaviour for a woman who has experienced long-term battering?

Keywords: battered woman, objective

Suggested Citation

Easteal, Patricia L., Battered Woman Syndrome: What is ‘Reasonable?’ (1992). Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 220-223, 1992 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1535652

Patricia L. Easteal (Contact Author)

University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice ( email )

Australia

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