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Violence Against Women
Putting the Liberation Back in the Women's
Liberation Movement
Boomerang Cases (Herring Conviction Overturned)
Investigating Domestic Violence Homicide
Fact Sheet on Battered Women in Prison
Fighting Domestic Terrorism
Domestic Violence: What Should Happen When Police Arrive
New Domestic Violence Laws
Stop Him Before He Kills Again
The Story of María Teresa Macias
The Legacy of Teresa Macias
In the Wake of Macias
Instead of Helping Me
Teresa's Contacts with the Sheriff's Dept.
Law Enforcement Lies
California Attorney General Investigation
Investigating Domestic Violence Homicide
  The Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit
Teresa's Legacy:
The Women's Rights Case That Changed the World
El legado de Teresa
El caso de derechos de las mujeres que cambió al mundo
The Macias Trial: Women's History in the Making
El Caso Macías: Mujeres haciendo historia
Legal History of the Case
Federal Appeals Court's Landmark Ruling in Macias Case
What the Appeals Court Decision Means
Judge Steps Down in Macias Case
Macias Lawsuit Text as Filed, (Second Amended Complaint)
Sound files of 911 tapes
February 21, 1996 (mp3, 660 kb)
February 23, 1996 (mp3, 4.1 MB)
March 1, 1996 (mp3, 8 MB)
March 18, 1996 (mp3, 4.6 MB)


NEW! 28-minute radio documentary on the Macias case produced for Women's International News Gathering Services (WINGS) by Noelle Hanrahan.
Interview (mp3, 22.9 MB)
Federal Appeals Court Ruling (Complete Text)
Law Enforcement Expert Witness Declaration
Psychological Expert Witness Declaration
Trial Flyer
    Photo Gallery
Macias Photo Gallery
The Murder of Kimberly Ramming
Herring Conviction Overturned (Boomerang Cases)
What Really Happened to Kimberly Ramming?
A "Control Freak" Gets His Day in Court
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of the Herring Trial
Jury Finds Herring Guilty on Four Felony Counts
The Murder of Claire Joyce Tempongko
Update on Claire Joyce Tempongko (January, 2003)
A Homicide That Should Never Have Happened
Turning Tragedy Into Change
Radio Interview on the Tempongko Case - Audio
( 2.6 MBs, 22 minutes long.)
The Debi Zuver Case:
When Battered Women Fight Back
The Death of Janet Pelfini
Pelfini: The Case That Toppled the District Attorney
Pelfini: The Case That Toppled the District Attorney - Audio
( 2.25 MBs, 18 minutes long.)
The Murder of Jackie Anderson:
Deadly Consequences
Case Update
The Senseless Death of Mina Arevalo
Here's Hoping For a Happy New Year

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