Jessica Gonzales v United States:
Media & Scholarship
View the 15 minute advocacy video which highlights the key issues and victories in Jessica's case.
Read about the forthcoming documentary on Jessica's case here.
Arlene M. Roberts, "Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation," The Huffington Post.
Watch the video of Jessica's Oct. 22, 2008 hearing at the IACHR. (Alternate link on the OAS website.)
Check out the You Tube video on Jessica's case.
Caroline Bettinger-López has published a number of articles on the Gonzales case:
Bettinger-López, Caroline. Human Rights at Home: Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation (Dec. 2, 2008). Columbia Human Rights Law Review, 2008, Vol 40, 19-77. Available here.
Bettinger-López, Caroline. Jessica Gonzales v. United States: An Emerging Model for Domestic Violence & Human Rights Advocacy in the United States. Harvard Human Rights Journal, Vol. 21, 2008. Available here.
If you are interested in viewing the 2007 hearing, you can stream it here or you can download the video from the OAS website.
Jessica Lenahan has also appeared on 60 Minutes in 2005.
Read articles in The National Law Journal about Jessica's case:
Bettinger-López, Caroline. Protection From Domestic Violence: Time to Set a New Standard. The National Law Journal (Oct. 22, 2007). Available here.
Coyle, Marcia. News (Oct. 15, 2007). The National Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 7. Available here.