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ABUSED is an emotional roller coaster ride showing the legal system at work raising the question of how to treat women who kill men that have abused them. In June of 1987, 19 year old Susan Greenberg pled guilty to killing her “boyfriend” and was sentenced to twenty-five years to life for first degree murder. After serving 19 years in prison, Greenberg was one of the first women to test a new state law that allows women convicted of murder to ask a judge for release based on evidence of “Battered Woman Syndrome.” This 46 minute documentary follows her incredible struggle and the surprising dramatic results.

...As seen on network television.