Mass. Senate Passes New Protections for Domestic Violence Victims, Bill Goes to House

Posted on October 25, 2013

The Republic BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill to provide new protections for victims of domestic violence. The measure passed unanimously on  Continue Reading »

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Fix Loopholes that Tilt Domestic Violence Cases in Batterers’ Favor

Posted on October 22, 2013

Boston Globe Op-Ed, Marian Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney I write to thank you for the editorial bringing the public’s attention to two serious loopholes in  Continue Reading »

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How Police Look for Clues to Strangulation

Posted on October 22, 2013

By Lisa Irizarry, Phillyburbs.com Authorities responding to a domestic violence situation involving strangulation no longer have to face a “he said, she said” type of  Continue Reading »

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Police trying to strengthen strangulation cases

Posted on August 26, 2013

According to the Texas Council on Family Violence, 10 percent of violent deaths in the country are attributable to strangulation. A victim who has been  Continue Reading »

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Recent strangulation charge result of stronger Alabama domestic violence laws

Posted on August 22, 2013

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BY STRANGULATION The Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force tracked down Steven Smitherman charging him with domestic violence by strangulation. Major Anthony Lowery with  Continue Reading »

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