Family Anti-Violence

N.F.L. Was Family, Until Wives Reported Domestic Abuse

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 01:00
The former wives of two players said they felt isolated and powerless when they were urged to stay quiet about violence and avoid causing disruptions.

Whisked Out of Jail, and Back to the N.F.L.

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:00
A domestic abuse case involving Phillip Merling, a former Miami Dolphin, provides an example of lenient treatment of players by law enforcement agencies whose employees work off-duty jobs for football teams.

No Penalty for Kurt Busch

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 01:00
Nascar chairman Brian France said that no disciplinary action would be taken against the driver Kurt Busch while the police in Delaware investigate a claim of domestic assault made by his former girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll.

U.A.W. Urges N.F.L. to Bargain Changes

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 01:00
The United Automobile Workers has called on the league to collectively bargain any changes to its personal conduct policy.

Lawyers for the Homeless

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:00
Jane Gross, a retired Times reporter, writes that “providing lawyers to these victims would be far cheaper and much kinder.”

Domestic Violence Drives Up New York Shelter Population as Housing Options Are Scarce

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 01:00
The issue has emerged as a priority on the housing agenda of Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has begun a subsidy program to move hundreds of abuse victims out of shelters.

Nascar’s Kurt Busch Is Focus of Domestic Assault Inquiry

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 01:00
Busch’s former companion Patricia Driscoll said the accusations involved an episode in his motor home at a race in Dover, Del., in September.

Ray Rice Awaits Ruling After Appeal Hearing Ends

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 01:00
Testimony in Rice’s appeal of his suspension by the N.F.L. ended in New York on Thursday, and the case is now in the hands of a former federal judge.
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