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Conscripted Creeps: A Look at How False Accusation Coerces Aggression by Strangers, Inspired by Nurse Micah Doris (Who Would Seem to Feel Misconduct During a Child Rape Trial Is Excusable)

March 14, 2019

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Contrary to what the reader might expect, this post isn’t about the ability of any moral zero to induce a court to believe whatever s/he wants it to about a target of his or her malice. Rather it’s about the power of false accusation to turn what might otherwise be ethical people into creeps (or […]

A Scratch, a Push, a Pinch: “Domestic Violence,” False Allegations, and Restraining Order Abuse

April 21, 2014

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The subject of this excursion is “domestic violence,” which phrase is placed in quotation marks because it’s a suspect term that’s become so broadly inclusive as to mean virtually anything a user wants it to. This is how domestic violence is defined by the American Psychiatric Association—and by many states’ statutes, as well: Domestic violence […]