Battered Women Who Kill: Avenues for Legal/Political Recourse

Battered Women Who Kill: Avenues for Legal/Political Recourse

This paper discusses the legal and political recourse available to battered women who kill. In particular, the paper discusses a possible basis for setting aside, substituting or reducing the sentences this category of women have received and are currently serving.

 

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Karrisha Pillay
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Karrisha Pillay is an advocate of the High Court and a member of the Cape Bar

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