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A Review of 300 Attempted Strangulation Cases Part I: Criminal Legal Issues

Three hundred strangulation cases, submitted for misdemeanor prosecution to the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, were evaluated to determine the signs and symptoms of attempted strangulation that could be used to corroborate the victim’s allegation... Read More

Walking and Talking Victims of Strangulation: Is there a New Epidemic? A Commentary

This issue of the Journal of Emergency Medicine presents five articles addressing the issue of manual strangulation in surviving victims of intimate partner violence. These landmark articles reveal to the medical community what the social... Read More

She Hit Me Too

This is an article written by Gael Strack in August of 2000, and updated in January of 2001. It gives an account of domestic violence in California, and in San Diego, paying specific attention to... Read More

Realities for Immigrant Populations

Created by Gail Pendleton and Ellen Kemp in 2000, this document discusses the realities of the legal system for immigrant populations. It addresses lack of knowledge, misinformation, fear, language and gender, culture and religion, economic... Read More

Safe from the Start

This publication, prepared for the U.S. Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services by Wendy B. Jacobson, provides practical steps that can be implemented by professionals who serve youth and families, including child welfare... Read More