Kelly Weisberg

Liaison from the Domestic Violence Report (DVR)

Kelly Weisberg is Editor, Domestic Violence Report (DVR), published by Civic Research Institute, a national newsletter focusing on domestic violence. She has developed and contributed articles to Special Issues of DVR on such topics as: stalking, firearm regulation, domestic violence in international law, lethality assessment, strangulation, domestic violence in tribal communities, teen dating violence, workplace violence, financial abuse, the link between domestic violence and suicide, and officer-involved domestic violence. She is Professor of Law, Hastings College of the Law, University of California, where she teaches classes in Domestic Violence, Stalking, Family Law, and Children and the Law. She has written books, book chapters, and law review articles on domestic violence, including a casebook (Domestic Violence: Legal and Social Reality (Wolters Kluwer 2d ed., 2019), and a treatise (Domestic Violence Law (West Academic Press, hornbook series, 2019). She received her law degree from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law. She also has a Ph.D. degree in Sociology from Brandeis University, and a M.A. degree in Sociology from the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She is a member of the American Law Institute and the California bar.