Domestic Homicide

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Domestic Homicide
Domestic Homicide is the killing of one person by another within the household. Many cases of domestic homicide take place each year. A third of all murders are committed by women. There is also a forty-one percent chance that a woman was the murderer in a spouse murder trial (Dawson 1). Women should have their cases taken seriously and not with sympathy just because they are smaller and weaker than their counterpart. There are Laws and Protection Orders provided throughout the United States, so women should not have to deal with any type of violence or abuse. If they aren’t treated with violence, then there shouldn’t be any reason for women to try to kill their abusive husband. Women should be tried for murder of their
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For example, she presents the Baker v. City of New York case. She tells of what happened and why it took place. The laws that she presents give reasons why women should not have to deal with violence and takes extra measures to lead them back to a good life. Some of the laws even make sure that violent families are not able to legally buy a gun, so there shouldn’t be any domestic homicides by anyone in the family. If a woman were to kill her husband for abuse, then she should be tried like any other murder.
Most victimization coincides with size difference. The abusive men are taller than their counterpart by half a foot and are normally heavier than average. The women’s weight is normally less than average (Saunders 50). The man and woman have a big difference between their statures. A larger weight could suggest drinking or it could be from having more muscles. The man will probably be more aggressive either way and could inflict more damage on the women. Since the women weighed less than normal, they probably had an eating disorder and not very much muscle. “Women’s hardest punches did not hurt her partner, and …the man laughed in response” (Saunders 50). The difference is very big between the couple. While the women did not harm her husband, or the abuser, she could still be tried with husband abuse.
In Nova Scotia, a woman was set free by the Supreme Court of Canada. An undercover Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer was going to be hired by Nicole
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