Sunday, February 20, 2005

Western Virginia and the Violence Against Women Act

In this article ("Cases with links to Va. set national precedents," 2/20/05), Jen McCaffery of the Roanoke paper chronicles the precedent-setting cases out of the Western District of Virginia involving the Violence Against Women Act, including the Brzonkala case, in which ultimately the Supreme Court upheld Judge Kiser's ruling that parts of the Act were unconstitutional, and also federal criminal prosecutions brought under the Act.

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