Courts Study Neglect Cases Against Battered Women

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http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm?aid=1553 New York State's highest court may rule on whether women can be considered unfit as a mother if they share a home with an abuser. Women's eNews reports that the New York Court of Appeals may offer an opinion on state law to guide Brooklyn federal judge Jack Weinstein, who ruled in a class-action case that New York City had illegally taken children away from women who were charged with neglect for allowing the children to witness . . .

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