Choking, non-fatal strangulation to become standalone offence in Tasmania under planned law

Posted on June 21, 2021

By Loretta Lohberger Deborah Thomson knows what it is like to be strangled. Key points: Non-fatal strangulation, choking or suffocation is likely to become a standalone  Continue Reading »

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Eagle Butte man sentenced for Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation

Posted on June 21, 2021

By Jody Heemstra A 27 year old man from Eagle Butte convicted of Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation was sentenced by a federal judge in  Continue Reading »

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Bail reform bill moves closer to passage

Posted on June 16, 2021

By Joe Irizarry The bail reform bill that recently passed in the Senate now heads to the full House, but not without some debate. The  Continue Reading »

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Domestic Violence: Improved Data Needed to Identify the Prevalence of Brain Injuries among Victims

Posted on June 15, 2021

By the GAO: Brain injuries may be common in domestic violence victims, and such injuries may be under-diagnosed and under-treated. There is little federal data  Continue Reading »

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AAN POSITION STATEMENT ON THE USE OF NECK RESTRAINTS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT

Posted on June 15, 2021

By the AAN: June 9, 2021 Neurology and neuroscientist professionals have a responsibility to work toward improving the health of all members of society and  Continue Reading »

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