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Literature Review: Domestic Violence and Custody  

Author:  Margaret R.  Moreland, JD, MSLS.

Source: Volume 18, Number 02, December/January 2013 , pp.23-25(3)

Domestic Violence Report

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This research review summarizes three recent articles concerning the topic of domestic violence and custody. Collectively, they explore several different aspects of custody decisions: the obstacles that mar the operation of joint custody, the implications of research findings on custody decisions involving domestic violence, and New York’s approach to the role of domestic violence in child custody.

Keywords: “Back to the Drawing Board: Barriers to Joint Decision-Making in Custody Cases Involving Intimate Partner Violence”, Dana Harrington Conner, 18 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy 223 (2011); joint custody unworkable in context of domestic viole

Affiliations:  1: Pace University School of Law Library.

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