DA Presses for Bill to Prevent Domestic Violence

Posted on December 17, 2013

The legislation also increases penalties for a defendant on an assault and battery charge who violates a judge’s order not to contact the victim as  Continue Reading »

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Athens Prosecutor, Domestic Violence Advocates Seek to Make Strangulation a Felony

Posted on November 24, 2013

“When an abuser chokes his victim there is something much serious underlying. It’s a lethality factor,” Chisholm said. “When the abuser does that, he’s saying,  Continue Reading »

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High Tech Cameras Could Aid Investigators in Strangulation Cases

Posted on November 8, 2013

Wishtv.com, by Julian Grace INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – When a person is choked, prosecutors and investigators often find themselves in a tough spot in proving the  Continue Reading »

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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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