Domestic Violence. Legal news and articles for August 31 - 31, 2012

Rate of domestic violence worryingKanawha court launches domestic violence pilot projectT-Shirt Trivializes Rihanna's Domestic Violence Experience with Chris BrownBroward political consultant, radio host arrested in domestic violence caseRihanna T-shirt that 'trivialises' domestic violence on sale at UK festivalPlymouth council considers £5m domestic violence plan1500 aided by Mo. address protection for victims'A child who sees domestic abuse is affected like a soldier in Afghanistan'Domestic Violence Incident Leads To Meth Lab Discover, ArrestsViolent Coventry offender backs domestic abuse schemeProgram to streamline domestic violence casesPrevention advocate talks to Domestic Abuse Response TeamDomestic violence: Burn victim breaks silenceDomestic violence deaths down 40%Domestic-violence deaths down 40% this year in New York City

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What's the Cure for Domestic Violence?
Huffington Post (blog)August 1, 2012

Domestic violence. We all know what it is, and plenty of money and volunteer time have been spent helping victims of that trauma try to heal. But what we have never really made strides in is stopping it before it happens. To do so, we need to focus on ...more »

Jerry Jones steamed at Dez Bryant over family violence incident
Orlando SentinelAugust 1, 2012

So now we know why Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, the original Mr. Socks to Jocks himself, previously did not speak with receiver Dez Bryant about the misdemeanor family violence charge connected to the alleged assault of his mother. "Because I'm too ...more »

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Rate of domestic violence worrying
Daily MonitorAugust 31, 2012

Most cases of domestic violence incidents such as the ones the press have been reporting about result in deaths, and this impacts negatively on many more people, especially those who the deceased lives behind. Even when the violence does not end in ...more »

Kanawha court launches domestic violence pilot project
State JournalAugust 31, 2012

West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Jean Davis joined Kanawha County court officials Friday to announce the start of a domestic violence pilot project. West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Jean Davis joined Kanawha ...more »

T-Shirt Trivializes Rihanna's Domestic Violence Experience with Chris Brown
Opposing ViewsAugust 31, 2012

A shirt for sale at the Beacons Festival in Skipton North Yorks has been criticized for trivializing Rihanna's experience with domestic violence, according to the Daily Mail. On the front, the shirt shows a photograph of Rihanna with the words "I'd hit ...more »

Broward political consultant, radio host arrested in domestic violence case
Broward Politics (blog)August 31, 2012

Political consultant and radio host William E. Lewis was arrested Tuesday in a domestic violence case. Lewis hosts the radio program, "The Credit Report with Bill Lewis," on AM 740 WSBR and, according to his attorney, John Contini, is so involved in ...more »

Rihanna T-shirt that 'trivialises' domestic violence on sale at UK festival
Daily MailAugust 31, 2012

Teresa Parker from Woman's Aid the UK's largest domestic violence charity said: 'Domestic violence is certainly not a laughing matter - it is experienced by 1 in 4 women at some point in their lifetime and 2 women every week are killed by their current ...more »

Plymouth council considers £5m domestic violence plan
BBC NewsAugust 31, 2012

Plans to spend £5m over six years to support domestic violence victims and projects are being considered by Plymouth City Council. The Labour council said it wanted to work on early intervention schemes, as well supporting victims. It was part of a ...more »

1500 aided by Mo. address protection for victims
Sacramento BeeAugust 31, 2012

More than 1,500 victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking have been able to keep their addresses secret under a Missouri program begun five years ago. The "Safe at Home" program was created under a 2007 law championed by Secretary of ...more »

'A child who sees domestic abuse is affected like a soldier in Afghanistan'
This is PlymouthAugust 31, 2012

DOMESTIC violence costs Plymouth about £49million a year and leaves a trail of family misery, say city experts. And, according to new statistics, women aged between 18 and 24 are more likely to be victims of domestic abuse than any other group in the city.more »

Domestic Violence Incident Leads To Meth Lab Discover, Arrests
NorthEscambia.comAugust 31, 2012

Four people were arrested after deputies responding to a domestic violence call near Atmore located a suspected meth lab Thursday. The Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff's Office received a 911 call in reference to a male and female fighting in the yard of ...more »

Violent Coventry offender backs domestic abuse scheme
BBC NewsAugust 31, 2012

"Looking back, I was angry," said John, who has served time in prison for abusing a former partner. "There was a lot of things that caused my anger but what I have to be careful of is not to use things that had happened as an excuse and accept ...more »

Program to streamline domestic violence cases
Daily Mail - CharlestonAugust 31, 2012

Family Court Judge Mike Kelly will handle the bulk of the domestic violence cases that come through Kanawha Circuit Court, and Magistrate Julie Yeager will deal with those that come in at night. The two will coordinate their efforts. Kelly said a more ...more »

Prevention advocate talks to Domestic Abuse Response Team
NUjournalAugust 31, 2012

NEW ULM - The co-founder of the Gender Violence Institute and Minnesota Men's Action Network talked about coordinated community response to domestic violence Thursday to the Brown County DART (Domestic Abuse Response Team) at Turner Hall.more »

Domestic violence: Burn victim breaks silence
The Express TribuneAugust 31, 2012

Domestic violence: Burn victim breaks silence. Shamim lodges a complaint against her husband, accusing him of setting her alight. By Our Correspondent. Published: August 31, 2012. Shamim said that Niaz and his mother put out the flames, but claimed ...more »

Domestic violence deaths down 40%
New York PostAugust 31, 2012

The announcement came as Kathleen M. O'Reilly, the commanding officer of the Domestic Violence Unit, was promoted to deputy chief during a ceremony at police headquarters. “Violence in the home is one of the most difficult crimes to combat,” Kelly said.more »

Domestic-violence deaths down 40% this year in New York City
New York Daily NewsAugust 31, 2012

NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced the drop at a promotions ceremony at Police Headquarters where Inspector Kathleen O'Reilly, who has led the department efforts against domestic violence, was promoted to deputy chief. Her officers conduct ...more »

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