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Guest Post on Battered-Woman Syndrome


On June 14 I posted my column on the Ohio Supreme Court decision in State v. Goff, in which the Court was faced with the … Continue reading

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Battered-Woman Syndrome

State v. Goff, 128 Ohio St.3d 169, 2010-Ohio-6317.

In 1990, in a murder case in which a woman shot her husband while he slept, the Ohio Supreme Court first recognized the battered-woman syndrome as a defense in a criminal … Continue reading

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