Jessica Gonzales v. USA - Amicus Briefs Submitted for October 2008 Merits Hearing

Document Date: October 21, 2008

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> Benefits and Limitations of VAWA (10/17/2008)
(New York Legal Assistance Group, University of Texas School ofLaw Domestic Violence Clinic, California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, Domestic Violence Report, National Association ofWomen Lawyers, Sanctuary for Families, Professor Elizabeth Schneider, University of Baltimore Family Law Clinic, University of California at Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall) Domestic Violence Practicum, University of Cincinnati College ofLaw Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic, University of Toledo College of Law Domestic Violence Clinic, Victim Rights Law Center)

> Children’s Rights (10/17/2008)
(Break the Cycle, The Children’s Rights Project of Public Counsel Law Center, Coalition Against Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment Appeals Project, Family Violence Prevention Fund, Human Rights Watch, Illinois Clemency Project for Battered Women, In Motion, Justice for Children, Men Stopping Violence, The Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Pace Women’s Justice Center, Rockland Family Shelter, Safe House Center, South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse, Williamette University College of Law Child and Family Advocacy Clinic)

> Comparative Assessment of Domestic Violence Laws and Policies (10/15/2008)
(The National Centre For Domestic Violence, Baker & Mckenzie, Sydney, Freehills Foundation, Australia, The Equal Justice Project, Auckland)

> Domestic Violence As a Form of Torture (10/20/2008)
(International Women’s Human Rights Law Clinic And The Center For Constitutional Rights In Support Of Petitioners Respecting The Applicability Of Torture)

> International Women’s Rights (01/04/2008)
(Legal Momentum, World Organization for Human Rights USA, Break the Cycle, Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law, California Women’s Law Center, The Feminist Majority Foundation, The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, National Center for Women & Policing, The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., National Organization for Women Foundation, Inc., National Women’s Law Center, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles)

> Intersectionalities (Race Gender Class) and Domestic Violence (10/17/2008)
(Women Empowered Against Violence)

> Violence Against American Indian Women (11/13/2008)
(Indian Law Resource Center, Sacred Circle National Resource Center to End Violence Against Native Women, Alaska Native Women’s Coalition, Battered Women’s Justice Project, Cangleska, Inc., Clan Star, Inc., La Jolla Indian Tribe, Legal Momentum, Mending the Sacred Hoop, Inc., National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, National Congress of American Indians, National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault, OhitikaNajin Win Oti, Our Sister’s Keeper Coalition, Pauma Band of Mission Indians, Qualla Women’s Justice Alliance, Shelter of Safety, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, White Buffalo Calf Woman Society, Inc., Women Spirit Coalition, YWCA Clark County)

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