Category Archives: legal strategy

Legal Advocacy Program at Battered Women’s Support Services

Legal Advocacy Program at Battered Women’s Support Services

Legal systems are complex and justice can be elusive for women. The Legal Advocacy Program at Battered Women’s Support Services helps support women through the legal process. The Legal Advocacy Program (LAP) at BWSS provides support, advocacy, information and accompaniment to women who have experienced violence and who are involved in the legal system. LAP… Continue Reading >>

Webcast: Women Seeking Justice Forum ~ International Women’s Day 2015

Webcast: Women Seeking Justice Forum ~ International Women’s Day 2015

International Women’s Day 2015 Battered Women’s Support Services Legal Advocacy Program Presents: Women Seeking Justice Forum Women Seeking Justice Forum convenes a former judge, researchers, academics, lawyers, legal advocates, and feminist thinkers to illuminate pressing legal issues for women in law practice and policy including international, Indigenous, immigration, refugee, criminal, family, and poverty. Agenda MC… Continue Reading >>

Anatomy of Manipulation–The Jailhouse Tapes

Anatomy of Manipulation – The Jailhouse Tapes When Women Became Victims by Angela Marie MacDougall Over the objection of prisoners’ groups and defense lawyers and already routine in some New York State and federal prisons, New York City changed policy in 2007 to permit the recording of prisoners telephone calls at the city jail. “Fly… Continue Reading >>