Domestic Violence and the Per Se Standard of Outrage
60 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2019
Date Written: August 22, 1995
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
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