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From Animal Abuse to Domestic Violence

October 26, 2017 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037
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Research has shown a link between cruelty towards animals and other violent crimes, namely domestic violence. Abusers may use a companion animal as a tool of their abuse and often times victims who stay in the homes of their abusers do so because they are concerned for the safety of their animals. We hope you will join us for a discussion on this topic, and lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Duke's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Criminal Law Society, Coalition Against Gendered Violence, and DBA. For more information, please contact Leigh Markowitz at Leigh.Markowitz@duke.edu.