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
Recent articles on legal theory suggest that the concepts 'standpoint'1 and 'perspective'2 may be useful in probing certain issues. The idea is to recognize a pluralism of views, values, interests, and experiences which affect what we know about law. This involves questioning the Archimedian position, that of the detached neutral observer who sits on Olympus and decides what is right or fair in judgement, law-making or indeed academic writing. Instead an experiential approach to law is put… Expand
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