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2010 State Law Report Cards: A National Survey of Teen Dating Violence Laws

General Material
Published Date
January, 2010

This report card assesses each state's domestic violence protection order laws and how they impact young people who seek protection from abusive relationships. The report card evaluates laws in terms of positive factors, negative factors, and those that do not respond to teen dating violence. Each state is assigned a performance grades on its legal response to teen dating violence.