Domestic Violence and the Per Se Standard of Outrage

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Merle Hope Weiner

University of Oregon - School of Law

Date Written: August 22, 1995

Abstract

This article explores the tort of Intentional infliction of emotional distress within the domestic violence context. It argues that violation of a restraining order should be considered to be "per se" outrageous for purposes of the tort.

Keywords: domestic violence, tort, emotional distress, law, women

JEL Classification: K36

Suggested Citation

Weiner, Merle Hope, Domestic Violence and the Per Se Standard of Outrage (August 22, 1995). 54 Maryland Law Review 183 (1995), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3441319 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3441319

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