By Tasha Yohan

Judge and Lenore - feature


FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University‘s (NSU) College of Psychology and the Shepard Broad College of Law will host β€œPioneering Women Making History in Psychology and Law” on Thursday, October 25 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The program will feature a book reading and panel discussion with Lenore Walker, Ed.D., and Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren, followed by a book signing.

Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren and Lenore Walker, Ed.D., ABPP

Dr. Walker is a psychologist who has researched various forms of gender violence, especially battered women, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sex and human trafficking, false confessions of women and child abuse. As a clinical forensic psychologist, she has testified as an expert witness in trials involving domestic abuse.

Through her research, she developed the concept of the battered woman syndrome, which is cited in cases of physically and psychologically abused women who have killed their abusers in self-defense. Dr. Walker will read excerpts from the fourth edition of her book The Battered Woman Syndrome.

Judge Lerner-Wren is a county court judge in The Criminal Division of the 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County. In …read more

Source:: NSU News