Break every ceiling.
Fairstein explains that the laws the D.A. was operating under in 1972 were influenced directly by outdated 17th century British common law.
Only Crime Where Victim Is Blamed
Domestic Violence Was Not A Crime
Once Every 23 Seconds
The Cost of Domestic Abuse
"Why Didn't She Just Leave?"
Only Feminists Were Fighting Violence Against Women
"No One To Teach Us"
The Case She Saw Over and Over Again
New Laws, Same Attitude
The Victims of These Crimes
3 Point Corroboration Requirement
17th Century Law in the 20th Century