Running head: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Question: How early laws in America contributed to the legitimacy of intimate partner
For a long time, the United States criminal justice system did not treat cases of domestic
violence as crimes. Even after the emergence of the women's rights movements in the 1800s,
women continued to suffer violence from their husbands, boyfriends, and even fathers, although
it is socially not acceptable. It is after many years that society started to view domestic violence
as a problem (Goodmark, 2017). Due to the continued ...
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