Violence Against Women

  • Concerned child custody given the father despite his proven violent behaviors.
  • Concerned the application of the doctrine of parental tort immunity in the case of incest.
  • Determined whether the District of Columbia's gun control laws banning private possession of handguns violate the Second Amendment.
  • Determined whether the Commerce Clause authorized Congress to enact the Driver's Privacy Protection Act, which protects the private information kept by state driver's license bureaus against commercial use, and whether the statute violated the Tenth or Eleventh Amendment.
  • Concerned the custody of the infant child after a domestic violence dispute between the parents.
  • Determined whether domestic violence can present a “grave risk” of harm to children within the meaning of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.