Case of the “Lazy” Husband Murdering His “Nagging” Wife

 (Caution: Violent Content) I presided over a preliminary hearing in a bizarre and tragic domestic violence case. The "couch potato" husband schlepped home after work, just in time to watch the start of the baseball game with his favorite team.  He grabbed a couple of six packs of cold beer from the fridge.  He eased … Continue reading Case of the “Lazy” Husband Murdering His “Nagging” Wife

Domestic Violence, and the Case of the Wife Who Super-Glued Her Husband’s “Member” to His Abdomen

Background and Observations on Domestic Violence (DV) Cases The Paradigm Shift From Laxness to No Tolerance One of my judicial specialties is domestic violence cases.  Every day, I deal with 5-10 DV cases. In the last 40 years there has been huge paradigm shift in how DV cases are prosecuted.  When I was a Deputy … Continue reading Domestic Violence, and the Case of the Wife Who Super-Glued Her Husband’s “Member” to His Abdomen