Domestic Violence

CWLC Serves as Amicus in Cases Involving Student Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

The California Women’s Law Center served as amicus in two important cases involving student survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence.  In Boermeester v. Carry, CWLC and Equal Rights Advocates filed an amicus letter urging the California Supreme Court to grant review of the Court of Appeal’s decision. Our amicus letter argues that this decision,
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The California Women’s Law Center is observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October by sharing resources such as our guide to obtaining restraining orders, and supporting survivors through an upcoming event called Handbags of Hope.  Domestic violence affects people of all income levels, races, genders, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and religions. While domestic violence can affect anyone, women are 2.5 times more likely to
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