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Two Appellate Court Reversals Result in Victories for Survivors Who Killed Their Batterers  

Author:  Anne L.  Perry, Esq..

Source: Volume 09, Number 03, February/March 2004 , pp.39-40(2)

Domestic Violence Report

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This column summarizes and discusses recent court cases involving the title subject: McNeil v. Middleton, 344 F.3d 988 (9th Cir. 2003) and Kosmin v. New Jersey State Parole Bd., 830 A.2d 914 (N.J. Super. App. Div. 2003)

Keywords: Habeas Corpus Relief Granted Due to Improper Instruction on Voluntary Manslaughter for Battered Woman Convicted of Murder.; Sally McNeil; Ray McNeil; imminent peril; Parole Ordered for Battered Woman After Manslaughter Conviction; Margaret Kosmin

Affiliations:  1: Associate Editor of DVR.

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