Domestic Violence - Studies and Reports

  1. Liz Elwart, et al. Increasing Access to Restraining Orders for Low-Income Victims of Domestic Violence: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Proposed Domestic Abuse Grant Program, Wisconsin Access To Justice Committee Report (Dec. 2006), available at

  2. Dr. Bryan Engelhardt and Dr. David L. Fuller, The Economic Impact of the Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Project (Mar. 2018).

  3. Amy Farmer and Jill Tiefenthaler, Explaining the Recent Decline in Domestic Violence, 21 Contemporary Economic Policy 158 (2003).

    1. Lou Marano, Access to Legal Aid Lowers Domestic Abuse, United Press International (Jan. 8, 2003), available at

  4. Mary A. Kernic, Impact of Legal Representation on Child Custody Decisions among Families with a History of Intimate Partner Violence Study (May 2015), available at

  5. TK Logan et al., The Kentucky Civil Protective Order Study: A Rural and Urban Multiple Perspective Study of Protective Order Violation Consequences, Responses, & Costs, University of Kentucky (September 2009), available at

  6. Jane Murphy, Engaging with the State: The Growing Reliance on Lawyers and Judges to Protect Battered Women, 11 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 499 (2003), available at

  7. Jennifer S. Rosenberg and Denise A. Grab, Supporting Survivors: The Economic Benefits of Providing Civil Legal Assistance to Survivors of Domestic Violence, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University School of Law (July 2015), available at

    1. Concord Monitor, Editorial: A Campaign for Wider Civil Justice (Aug. 29, 2015), available at

    2. Melissa Jeltsen, One Simple Idea That Could Reduce Domestic Violence: Many Victims Can't Afford Lawyers.  What If We Gave Them One For Free?, Huffington Post (July 21, 2015), available at

    3. National Courts Monitor, The Case for 'Gideon' for Domestic Violence Victims (July 21, 2015), available at