Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 20

January 6, 2016


Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 20 is now available! This volume focuses on the 2014 legislative sessions. The criminal justice system response and protection orders dominated legislative efforts to address domestic violence in 2014. The 2014 legislative season saw a continued focus on victims’ rights, in particular confidentiality protections for victims. In addition, legislative efforts to address domestic violence in the context of separating families remained a priority for state legislatures in 2014. Legislators, judges, attorneys, domestic violence coalitions, and others interested in state domestic and family violence legislation will find this publication useful and informative as a guide to legislative changes made to address domestic violence in legislation across the county.

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