Archive for Tag: Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence

Assembly panel passes legislation regulating counseling for domestic violence offenders

TRENTON, N.J. – In an effort to enforce abuser accountability, enhance victim safety and prevent future violence, the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed a bill establishing uniform standards for counseling provided to domestic violence offenders. Stemming from the 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence recommendations,...

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Munoz bill expanding domestic violence training for police, judges and prosecutors passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Monday passed a bill expanding training for judges, law enforcement officers and assistant county prosecutors on the handling of domestic violence cases. The bill is based on recommendations from a report issued by the 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence...

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Committee clears legislation regulating counseling for domestic violence offenders

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Thursday passed a bill adopting standards to govern Batterers’ Intervention Programs, which provide counseling to domestic violence offenders.    Stemming from the 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence recommendations, and sponsored by committee member Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz and...

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Bipartisan bill package requiring domestic violence training for police, judges and prosecutors passes Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Recommendations stemming from a 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence, and sponsored by committee member Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, were cleared by the Assembly Judiciary Committee Monday. The bills reform how New Jersey’s justice system approaches domestic violence training. The first piece of legislation...

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