Bills Advance Creating Civil Actions for Gender-Motivated Violence, Stalking

, New Jersey Law Journal

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The Assembly Judiciary Committee recommends passage of bills that would allow damage suits by those who have become victims of crime based on their sex or who have been stalked.

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  • Dadzrites

    There are too many false allegations of domestic (or gender-motivated) violence going on. Some say that 75% of all domestic violence reports (not convictions) are false. Does the "victim" of false allegations (the male in 80% of the cases) get the right to sue the party making false allegations on the basis of gender?



    If this law does pass the Legislature at any time (if a Senate bill is proposed), it would bog down the court system when it comes to domestic violence complaints because every defendant will now demand a trial by jury in the domestic violence case, as well as the civil action.

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