When a Child Kills: Abused Children who Kill Their Parents

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Pocket Books, 1991 - Abused children - 331 pages
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A shattering, eye-opening account of children who kill their parents: who they are, why they kill, and how we can better understand child abuse and family violence. Mones, the only U.S. lawyer who specializes in defending children who kill their parents, takes a hard look at our justice system and examines the safety net supposed to stop crimes of abuse.

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WHEN A CHILD KILLS: Abused Children Who Kill Their Parents

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From an attorney who specializes in defending children who kill parents, case studies that show how years of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse—sometimes all three—always provide the motive for ... Read full review

When a child kills: abused children who kill their parents

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Not since the highly publicized 60 Minutes interview of Richard Jahnke, who at age 16 killed his father in their Wyoming home, and Alan Prendergast's ensuing book The Poison Tree ( LJ 6/1/86) have we ... Read full review


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