The People Vs. Nan-Hui Jo: Domestic Violence Victim Becomes Criminal

The People Vs. Nan-Hui Jo: Domestic Violence Victim Becomes Criminal
In the state's eyes, 43-year-old Nan-Hui Jo was a child abductor; Jo herself maintains that, when she left the United States in 2009, she was fulfilling her visa obligations and fleeing a long history of domestic abuse. Before her return to the United …
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No law that criminalises domestic violence; other forms of discrimination

No law that criminalises domestic violence; other forms of discrimination
A similar permission is required if a woman has to apply or renew her passport. A woman cannot chose a spouse without her guardian's consent. Divorce laws are different for women too. While a man can divorce his wife at any time, without payment and …
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ESSAY: DMV Visit Leaves Milwaukee Woman Asking, 'What's My Name?'
That's all you need," says the clerk. "Then you can renew your LIcense and apply for the ID card." Visit number two: I exhibit the required documents: the birth certificate that says I'm Caroline, the passport that says I'm Carolyn, and the Driver's …
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