Report of the Commission for Study of Domestic Abuse Proceedings

Group: State of Mississippi Judiciary

URL: http://courts.ms.gov/reports/2008_commision_domestic_abuse.pdf

Description

By Order entered the 21st day of May, 2008, the Mississippi Supreme Court created the Commission for the Study of Domestic Abuse Proceedings as a time-limited review entity for the purpose of the examination of the laws and procedural rules which impact domestic abuse proceedings. The Order specified the membership of the Commission, and named Justice Ann H. Lamar and Special Assistant Attorney General Heather Wagner as co-chairs. The Commission was given the mandate to address certain specific issues concerning domestic abuse proceedings, and make a final report to the Court by December 1, 2008, containing its findings and recommendations for changes in statutory provisions and procedural rules as necessary to improve the just, fair and effective disposition of domestic abuse proceedings.

Tags

domestic violence, domestic abuse, violent crime, courts, sentencing

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Gov't
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
2008

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