Stalking: Perspectives on Victims and Perpetrators by Keith E. Davis, Irene Hanson Frieze, Roland D. Maiuro

By Keith E. Davis, Irene Hanson Frieze, Roland D. Maiuro

Offers in-depth findings on sufferer and wrongdoer, and contains an figuring out of the types of stalking habit: basic obsessional, love obsessional, and erotomanic.

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The existence of this group indicates the continued need for public education focusing on what constitutes stalking and publicizing the fact that antistalking laws exist which can provide relief to individuals who are being stalked. In Colorado alone, three constitutional challenges to the state's harassement-by-stalking statute were made during 1998-99. To date, the Colorado Supreme Court has upheld the state's constitutionality in one of these challenges. Decisions are pending on the remaining two challenges.

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