Tag Archives: Violence

The High Stakes — and High Risks — Of Going Into a Florida Domestic Violence Case Without a Skilled Attorney

Occasionally, this blog discusses the benefits of pursuing your case with an experienced attorney as opposed to “going it alone.” When someone opts to go it alone, they are almost always harming their case. Sometimes, those mistakes cost the litigant … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence in the LGBTQ Community

Domestic violence is universal, meaning it could happen to anyone in any location around the globe. It doesn’t matter what race you are or what religion you believe in. And it doesn’t matter who you love. Many people don’t tend … Continue reading

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How VAWA Takes On the Systems That Perpetuate Domestic and Sexual Violence

VAWA goes beyond support for survivors to addressing laws that perpetuate violence Today the House of Representatives passed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 1585). This VAWA bill authorizes programs and funding that support  survivors of gender-based violence. But it … Continue reading

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Statistics Canada Report on Violence Involving Same-Sex Intimate Partners

Statistics Canada yesterday released a report on Police-reported violence involving same-sex intimate partners in Canada: "There were 651,484 police-reported incidents of intimate partner violence (IPV) in Canada from 2009 to 2017. Approximately 3% of these incidents involved same-sex intimate partners.""Males … Continue reading

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CFP: Fordham Urban L.J. Issue on Gender Violence and the Law

From colleagues at Fordham: The Fordham Urban Law Journal is accepting articles for its Volume 47, October 2019 Issue.  The Journal publishes themed issues. The upcoming issue focuses on Gender Violence and the Law. Here’s the CFP: The Fordham Urban … Continue reading

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