domestic violence

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At 11:54 a.m. on February 1, 2001, a 911 operator in Kent, Washington, picked up a call only to hear a dial tone — the party on the other end had hung up before speaking. Brief for Respondent at 1, State v. Davis, 154 Wash.2d 291, 295...

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In 2011, Petitioner Michelle Monasky, an American, and Respondent Domenico Taglieri, an Italian, got married in Illinois where they met. Taglieri v. Monasky at 406. Two years later, they moved to Milan, Italy to pursue their careers. Id. In March 2014...

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In 2011, Michael Bryant, Jr. was charged with violating 18 U.S.C. § 117(a), which involves the offense of domestic assault by a habitual offender. See United States v. Bryant, 769 F.3d 671, 673–74 (9th Cir. 2014); 18 U.S.C. § 117(a). Section 117(a)...

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Facts

In 2001, Respondent James Alvin Castleman pled guilty, in Tennessee state court, to one count of misdemeanor domestic assault in violation of Tennessee Code § 39-13-111(b). United States v. Castleman, 695 F.3d 582, 583 (6th Cir. 2012). One way a...

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In 1994, Randy Edward Hayes pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor battery offense under West Virginia Code section 61-2-9(c) for the battery of Mary Ann, Hayes’ then-wife with whom he lived and shared a child. See United States v. Hayes, 482 F.3d 749, 750 (...

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In 1996, Congress passed the Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968, codified in 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(9) (“section 922”). Section 922 prohibits individuals previously convicted of a “misdemeanor crime of domestic violence” from...