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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. […]