How the U.S. Justice System Can Better Serve Victims of Domestic Violence

How the U.S. Justice System Can Better Serve Victims of Domestic Violence

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

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  • Mar 8, 2018
  • 18:24 mins

Guest: Andrew King-Ries, JD, Professor of Criminal Law, University of Montana, former state prosecutor It takes a lot of courage for victims of domestic violence to speak out against their abusers, so when a perpetrator is successfully prosecuted, it’s a victory. At least that’s what former prosecutor Andrew King-Ries used to believe. But he had one victim tell him he had ruined her life when her abusive boyfriend was locked up. What more was he, as a prosecutor, supposed to do? King-Ries has come to believe the justice system could be doing a lot more for victims of domestic violence.

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