Legislation aimed at reducing gun violence would require trial judges to tell individuals convicted of domestic violence that they have two days to surrender their firearms to police or sell them to a licensed firearms dealers.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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The suspensions of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underscore a troubling fact: When compared with the general population, NFL players are disproportionately arrested and charged with domestic violence -- and murder, weapons charges and sex offenses.Read More »