Posts Tagged "Court System"

Prosecuting DV Offenders

Prosecuting DV Offenders

***Trigger Warning*** On May 17, I took a webinar hosted by the National Coalition of Domestic Violence (NCADV) entitled “Prosecuting Domestic Violence Cases: Efforts to Balance Serving Society and Survivors within a Multidisciplinary Team Framework.” This webinar was presented by Jason Emmanuel…

More About Protection/Restraining Orders

More About Protection/Restraining Orders

In my last blog, I shared my story of taking out a restraining order against my abusive ex-husband. For me, that was definitely the right thing to do. Should every abuse victim get a restraining order? Not necessarily.  According to Domesticshelters.org, sometimes…

The Lord Calls for Justice

The Lord Calls for Justice

I just finished my month of reading the bible every day. Toward the end of the month, we were to read the book of Amos. As I did a few weeks ago, I read these two chapters, and wrote down…

The “In”Justice System

The “In”Justice System

Judges who refuse to issue restraining orders for women whose lives are obviously in danger, or Judges who give custody of minor children to fathers who have proven, frightening records of domestic violence. Often these men have not only physically…