Victim advocates, police disappointed by Tomblin vetoes

Posted on April 6, 2015

Victims advocates thought they had secured two major victories in West Virginia during the 2015 legislative session, until last week. On Wednesday, Gov. Earl Ray  Continue Reading »

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Choking in a Domestic Violence Incident Would Bring Prison Time Under New Bill

Posted on March 17, 2015

Choking someone during a domestic dispute would become an indictable offense in New Jersey under a bill proposed by a group of state Assemblymen. Statistics  Continue Reading »

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Judge Refuses Plea Deal in Strangulation, Child Abuse Case

Posted on March 15, 2015

From the Williamsburg Yorktown Daily By Marie Albiges on March 15, 2015 A judge rejected a plea deal Friday for a 40-year-old man accused of choking and assaulting  Continue Reading »

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Maricopa County DV Deaths Drop After Policy Change

Posted on March 3, 2015

Prosecutors implemented a program to collect more evidence in domestic-violence strangulation cases in 2012, and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said more than 60 percent  Continue Reading »

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Bill Would Deny Bail in Strangulation Cases

Posted on March 1, 2015

The bill was sponsored by Del. Ben Cline, R-Rockbridge, with input from Attorney General Mark Herring. In 2012, when Herring served in the General Assembly,  Continue Reading »

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