Defences for Battered Women Who Kill

@article{Odonovan1991DefencesFB,
  title={Defences for Battered Women Who Kill},
  author={K. O'donovan},
  journal={Journal of Law and Society},
  year={1991},
  volume={18},
  pages={219}
}
  • K. O'donovan
  • Published 1991
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Law and Society
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