Domestic Violence

One in Three American Women Face Domestic Violence

One in Three American Women Face Domestic Violence Statistics Show That One-Third of U.S. Women Subjected to Domestic Abuse According to a 2011 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 31% of women in the United States have been subjected to some form of physical violence by spouse or domestic partner.…

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Smartphones Used By Abusers to Stalk Victims

Smartphones Used By Abusers to Stalk Victims

Smartphones Used By Abusers to Stalk Victims Cyberstalking Makes Use of Smartphones The conveniences that have been made available to us through our cell phones is often astonishing—getting directions when you are lost, finding the cheapest gas as you travel, finding a great place to eat. But smartphones also have a dark side, with features…

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Study Shows Lower Marriage Rate Tied to Economic Divide

Study Shows Lower Marriage Rate Tied to Economic Divide

Study Shows Lower Marriage Rate Tied to Economic Divide Marriage More Likely for Higher Income People In a study conducted by the Pew Research Center, researchers found a consistent trend over the last half century—fewer and fewer people choosing never to marry. In 1960, less than 10 percent of adults never married. Today, that percentage…

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Flight Diverted Because of Custody Dispute

Flight Diverted Because of Custody Dispute

Flight Diverted Because of Custody Dispute Authorities Bring International Flight Back to Stop Child Kidnapping Last September, U.S. government officials took the highly unusual step of requesting that the pilot of an international flight, headed for China, return to the United States. The reason—the FBI had strong evidence that one of the passengers, an American…

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Enforceability Issues Related to Living Wills

Enforceability Issues Related to Living Wills

Enforceability Issues Related to  Living Wills Enforceability of Person’s Wishes in Living Will in Question across the United States In a high profile case in Pennsylvania, the daughter of a terminally ill man has been hit with criminal charges after she handed him a bottle of morphine (at his request), which he proceeded to drink.…

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