Domestic Abuse

NJ Assembly approves domestic abuse bills
The New Jersey Assembly unanimously approved six bills on Monday designed to address the issue of domestic violence and abuse. The sponsors of the measures all said the legislation was drafted long before the high-profile cases involving NFL star running backs Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson came to li…
Women Jailed For Crimes Against Their Abusers Could Get Help
Women sentenced to prison for crimes against their abusers would be aided in making the transition back into the community through a program proposed by Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg. She sponsors a measure to establish the Supervised Community Reentry Program in the New Jersey Department …