U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced he will reconsider whether women fleeing severe domestic violence can quality for asylum in the United States.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Domestic violence, stalking and human-trafficking survivors would be given an opportunity to shield property records from abusers under three identical bills in the Maryland General Assembly this session. Maryland’s Safe At Home Address Confidentiality Program already provides a ...Read More »
Legislation to allow domestic violence orders to be introduced as evidence in divorce proceedings has passed both houses of the Maryland General Assembly — but not without being limited by amendments by a Senate committee. The cross-filed bills repeal a ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Justice Clarence Thomas broke 10 years of courtroom silence Monday and posed questions during a Supreme Court oral argument, provoking gasps from the audience. And it wasn’t just one question; it was a string of them in an ...Read More »
MAYS LANDING, N.J. — A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year. Judge Michael Donio signed the order after the ...Read More »
Court personnel in Montgomery County district courts have failed to provide recommended safeguards for domestic-violence victims in more than 70 percent of successful protective-order cases that came before them, a non-profit group that tracks domestic-violence cases in the county’s courts stated in a report released Monday.
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