Author Leigh Goodmark on the partisan divide over domestic violence bill

Leigh Goodmark, author of A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System, appeared on the NPR program, Midday with Dan Rodricks, last week to discuss the stalled re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Listen in to the program below!

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  • The Violence Against Women Act is up for re-authorization in Congress, usually a matter of bi-partisan routine. But in a politically-charged election year, Republicans are objecting to some provisions and Democrats are crying foul. A conversation with Leigh Goodmark, University of Baltimore School of Law professor, director of UB’s Family Law Clinic, and co-director of the Center on Applied Feminism