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bullit "The "Battered Woman's Defense" Its History and Future”, Find Law, Library, 1999
bullit “Battered Women: A Perspective on Injustice,” Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender, 1993 1: 1
bullit “Dispelling the Myths about the “Battered Woman's De"fense:” Towards a New Understanding “, Fordham Law Review 19 Fordham Urb. L.J. 567(1992)
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Mike Dowd and Clergy Abuse

Domestic Violence not only scars the body, it scars the soul. In the past thirty years I have defended more than twenty women who fought back against their abusers and have consulted on hundreds of others around the country. I have represented more battered women in homicide cases than any other lawyer in the United States.

In 1991, I was appointed by Governor Mario Cuomo as the Director of Special Projects for the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. In that role I founded the Pace University Battered Woman’s Center at Pace University School of Law.

In addition to the articles I have published, I have developed training programs for lawyers teaching them how to represent the victims of domestic violence.

The objective in domestic violence is always to prevent a trial but at the same time having the capacity to go to trial. As a highly skilled litigator in this area, I am able to successfully combine effective trial technique while maintaining sensitivity to battered women and the injuries done to them. 

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