Law to Protect Survivors of Domestic Violence Signed

Published 08/21 2014 09:29PM

Updated 08/21 2014 09:32PM

Legislation designed to protect survivors of domestic violence was signed into law Thursday. "Diane's Law" allows the courts to order risk assessment and electronic surveillance of those charged with domestic abuse in order to increase protections for victims of domestic violence. Diane's Law was written following the murder of Diane Kephart by a former boyfriend on March 15, 2013, three days after renewing her protective order against an ex boyfriend.

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