TITLE

Mediation Fails, But Protection Orders Succeed in Domestic Violence Cases

AUTHOR(S)
Fields, Marjory D.
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Domestic Violence Report;Aug/Sep2012, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the failure of mediation, as well as the success of protection order as alternatives to civil protection orders and criminal prosecutions for domestic violence. It notes mandatory mediation's violation of the U.S. Constitution First Amendment right of access to court and Fourteenth Amendment due process rights. Moreover, it cites the support of Legal Services lawyers on the enactment of protection order laws.
ACCESSION #
78421916

 

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