Miami county recognizes a Right to be free of domestic violence

Over at IntLawGrrls, Caroline Bettinger-Lopez   writes about how Miami county became the first to recognize the Right to be free of domestic violence.

… Commissioner Sally A. Heyman  a longtime advocate for domestic violence victim…coauthored the resolution along with my students at University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic, Rashanda McCollum and Michael Stevenson. In addition to working with Commissioner Heyman, the students engaged with domestic violence advocacy groups across south Florida, gathering insight as to their shared goals and the most effective means by which to accomplish them.

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