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February 2020

A doctor said she had extensive training in diagnosing child abuse. Her résumé shows otherwise. NBC 2/15/2020.

Documents Show Systems Failed to Protect 8-year-old Thomas Valva.  News Day 2/15/2020.

Revoked FOID Gun Licensing System In Illinois: A man with a revoked gun license killed his 18-month-old son in Joliet. Here’s how he and thousands of others slipped through the system. Chicago Tribune 2/14/2020

January 2020

Advocates Demand Judges Removal After Long Island, NY, Boys Death. NBC 1/30/2020

"Why Women Lose Custody"

January 26, 2020

Naomi R. Cahn writes for Forbes on Joan S. Meier's new study on gender bias in custody cases.

"Dulos Murder Case Used to Push Domestic Violence Law"

January 11, 2020

Joan S. Meier's research on gender bias in family custody cases was mentioned by Connecticut Senator Alex Bergstein on HLN.

"Pointing to Dulos Case, State Sen. Alex Bergstein Announces New Legislation to Expand Legal Definition of Domestic Violence"

January 10, 2020

Joan S. Meier's research on gender bias in family court cases was mentioned by the Hartford Courant.

"Gender Bias and the Myth of Parental Alienation"

January 05, 2020

Joan S. Meier appears on "One in Ten," a National Children's Alliance podcast, to discuss her research on how alleging abuse affects custody decisions.

December 2019

"When Can a Woman Who Kills Her Abuser Claim Self-Defense?"

December 20, 2019

Joan S. Meier's research on family court abuse claims was mentioned by the New Yorker.

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