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Is Revenge Porn Domestic Violence?

The topic of revenge porn has been a hot button issue in light of the drama between Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna. Chyna recently filed a restraining order against Kardashian after he posted nude photos of her online following their breakup. Across the country, 34 states and Washington, D.C. have criminal laws against revenge porn. And the issue is more common than you think. A study from the think tank Data & Society and the…
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I Punched a Roommate – Why Am I Being Charged with Family Violence?

Domestic assault, also known as family violence, occurs when there is a physical altercation between two people. Generally, you hear about it in regards to spouses or family members, but the umbrella of domestic assault is actually much wider than that. Anyone who shares a residence is considered “family” for the purposes of domestic assault charges. This means that you can be charged with domestic violence for hitting your roommate. As a matter of fact,…
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