Learning to Manage Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic Violence Cases: A Highly Emotional, Volatile Judicial Caseload

INTRODUCTION

Domestic Violence Cases: A Highly Emotional, Volatile Judicial Caseload

Domestic violence court judges serve important roles in our communities. As the front line of justice, they are devoted to the safety and protection of all constituents, including the elderly, Native American citizens, and those with mental illness.

The late Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer was the second-longest-serving chief justice in Ohio’s history. His commitment to the rule of law and his tireless quest to improve the administration of justice continue to benefit citizens of his beloved state in enduring ways.

After seeing a compilation of 2013’s worst passwords, Judge Herbert Dixon revisits the issue of cybersecurity to remind readers of the importance of creating strong passwords for online accounts to avoid becoming a cyber-victim and suffering financial, data, or privacy losses.

Confronting the complex issues in domestic violence, judges are often forced into challenging roles. When dealing with these matters, they must balance their passion with the necessary impartiality that fairness demands.

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