Sentencing in cases of family violence - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-224-X20040006986


Until recently, charging and prosecution policies emphasized the need to treat family violence 'like any other crime.' These policies translated into significant challenges for police and prosecutors who became aware of the unique characteristics of family violence such as the sharing of a home and the emotional and financial relationships between the victim and the offender.

Issue Number: 2004000
Author(s): Brzozowski, Jodi-Anne; Gannon, Maire
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PDFJuly 6, 2004