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Jess-7

4/12

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.

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