Blame indulgence of the feminist establishment by legislators, judges’ putting personal interest before principle, or the blindness of a rooted convention to its own defects. The iniquities of restraining orders and their administration have gone unchecked for too long.

“The PPO Destroyed My Career”: Grant’s Story of Restraining Order Abuse

August 25, 2014

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Grant Dossetto has a degree in finance he can’t use. That’s because a personal protection order (PPO) was petitioned against him in 2010 by a friend, and the law mandates that all restraining order recipients be registered in the FBI’s National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database—indefinitely. The Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 requires those […]

Connecticut Lawmakers Conclude Getting a Restraining Order Isn’t Easy Enough Already

August 25, 2014

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Those victimized by liars who abuse restraining order and domestic violence laws often blame their judges. It’s natural. They’re the ones who deprive the wrongly accused of dignity, liberty, property, and family—and theirs are the words that echo in the memory and grate on the nerves during the empty hours. Lawmakers it must be remembered, […]

“Fight Restraining Order Fraud!”: A Gay Man’s Petition for Legal Aid

August 24, 2014

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The text that follows appears on a fundraiser its creator asked me to share. Please assist him if it’s within your means or circulate his petition. A restraining order is not merited when the individual accused is not a threat to the person filing the request. Restraining order fraud is the act of requesting an […]

Schizo: How Judges Think about Restraining Orders

August 23, 2014

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It’s often reported by recipients of restraining orders that the cops and constables who serve them recognize they’re stigmatizing. Restraining order respondents receive court orders “around the corner” or in parking lots or other spots remote from prying eyes. At the same time, restraining orders are dispensed by our courts as freely as supermarket circulars. […]

When Girls’ Being Girls Isn’t Cute: False Allegations of Violence and Rape

August 17, 2014

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I was just contemplating what I’ve come to think of as “estrogen rage”—a peculiarly feminine mode of violence that orbits around false allegations to authority figures. Furious men do violence, which is why domestic violence and restraining order laws exist. Furious women delegate violence (by lying), which is why the abuse of domestic violence and restraining […]

Preserving the Safety of Persecuted Cheerleaders: New Jersey’s Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Revisited

August 15, 2014

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Whatever it is you thought you understood about the solemnity and significance of legal process and restraining orders, this story should disabuse you of it: “Parent-Suing Cheerleader Who Claimed ‘Ex-boyfriend Choked Her during Domestic Violence Incident’ Reaches Agreement to Drop Restraining Orders.” What follows is the gist. A high school cheerleader whose dad is a […]

Larry’s Story: Restraining Order Abuse and the Neighbor from Hell

July 28, 2014

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“She habitually engages in psychological projection. She has caused me to be compelled under threat of arrest and prosecution for failure to appear to attend court on her frivolous lawsuits 25 times. Yes! Twenty-five times. The frivolous prosecutions started in 2011, and they are still raging. I have been cited back to court on her […]

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