A Different Approach to Addressing Domestic Violence
Beyond arrest and incarceration, how can we reduce violence between intimate partners? Law professor Leigh Goodmark - in her latest book “Decriminalizing Domestic Violence" - argues that relying on the criminal justice system to address violence often harms victims and does little to prevent abuse in the future.
Then, the House of Ruth offers a path of 90-minutes sessions over 28 weeks, designed to teach non-violence relationship skills to perpetrators of abuse. Director of training and education Lisa Nitsch describes the Gateway Project.