Principal Investigator(s): Keilitz, Susan; Hannaford, Paula L.; Efkeman, Hillery S.
Summary: This study was designed to explore whether civil protection orders were effective in providing safer environments for victims of domestic violence and enhancing their opportunities for escaping violent relationships. The researchers looked at the factors that might influence civil protection orders, such as accessibility to the court process, linkages to public and private services and sources of support, and the criminal record of the victim's abuser, and then examined how courts in... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02557.v1
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