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About this product
- DescriptionDrawing on trial transcripts, this book tells the stories of ten battered women who killed their male partners and one who did not, revealing why women don't just leave and the serious barriers to achieving acquittal.
- Author BiographyElizabeth A. Sheehy is Shirley Greenberg Professor of Women and the Legal Profession in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. She is a leading scholar on the legal system's treatment of battered women in Canada. In 2013 she was awarded the Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law by the Canadian Bar Association, an annual award that recognizes outstanding contributions to law in Canada.
- PrizesWinner of David Walter Mundell Medal, Office of the Attorney General 2015 (Canada). Short-listed for Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 (Canada).
- Author(s)Elizabeth A. Sheehy
- PublisherUniversity of British Columbia Press
- Date of Publication15/12/2013
- GenreLaw: General & Reference
- Series TitleLaw and Society
- Place of PublicationVancouver
- Country of PublicationCanada
- First Published2013
- ImprintUniversity of British Columbia Press
- Weight1488 g
- Width153 mm
- Height229 mm
- Format DetailsSewn
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