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  • Determined whether a family court judge erred in refusing to consider whether a protective order could exclude a batterer from a home.
  • Concerned a wife's right to her husband's pension upon divorce even if he lost his job due to a restraining order she obtained to protect herself against his abuse.
  • Concerning the improper sentencing of a teacher who raped an underage student in Montana based on myths about sexual violence.
  • Determined the statute of limitations in child sexual abuse cases in Colorado.
  • Determined whether a victim of domestic violence may be penalized for "failure to produce records" in an eminent domain suit, where she had lost access to her records when fleeing from her abusive husband.
  • This brief focuses on two forms of housing discrimination: race discrimination in subprime mortgage lending and sex discrimination against victims of domestic and sexual violence.
  • Determined whether Arizona State University is liable under Title IX for the rape of a student by another student who was known to be a serial sexual harasser.
  • Determined whether a victim of domestic violence can sue police officers for failing to enforce an order of protection.
  • Determined whether a domestic violence survivor could remove her name from the electronic court record of an eviction complaint to prevent adverse impacts on future house opportunities.
  • Supreme Court case concerning whether a gun trafficker who abused the mother of his child should be able to legally buy guns
  • Addressed the right of domestic violence victims to protection from employment discharge under North Carolina public policy.
  • Amicus brief in support of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s appeal of a decision of the Superior Court Panel vacating the sexual assault conviction of three defendants.

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