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“The Rule of Love Has Superseded the Rule of Force”: The Criminalization of Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans

Ashley Baggett

in Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Rather than creating specific legislation on the issue, the legal system in Louisiana began reinterpreting old assault and battery laws already in the criminal statutes. These courts relied on the ... More


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