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Court Broadens Domestic Violence Act

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Court Broadens Domestic Violence Act

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Court Broadens Domestic Violence Act

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals expands the definition of domestic violence under the Violence Against Women Act. The move offers hope to would-be immigrants who are victims of spousal abuse. NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports.