To prepare for this Discussion:
· Review the Learning Resources concerning Battered Woman Syndrome.
· Find a case where the Battered Woman Syndrome defense was used.
By Day 3
Post a response to the following:
· Summarize the case that you found where BWS was used as a defense. Explain how the defense and evidence were presented.
· Was the defense successful or not? In your opinion, was the case presented effectively, or did it contain shortcomings?
· Now that you have researched a case where the BWS defense was used, do you think that it is a valid defense strategy or not? Do you think that the attorneys in a future case should consider using this strategy? Support your response with appropriate references.