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1. Charged With Domestic Violence?

2. Protection Orders

3. Domestic Violence

4. Domestic Violence Statistics

5. Stalking

6. Domestic Violence And The Law

7. Colorado Judges — Citizen's Review

8. Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado

9. The Male Perspective

10. The Female Of The Species

11. Violent Women

12. Stories Of Violent Women And Abused Men In Colorado

13. Women Who Have Killed Their Partners In Colorado

14. Applicable Colorado Laws

15. Social Goals

16. Other Sources For Help (to find associated topics and information on other web sites

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Articles for authors included on the site can be located by title below: Where the author is not listed on the Web page the essay was either written by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D., or reprinted from the acknowledged source.

Most authors may be contacted by clicking on their names below if Internet contact information is available.

Angelucci, Mark, Esq.

Males Get Longer Sentences Than Females For Same Crime

Ball, Thomas

Last statement of retired Army Sergeant Thomas Ball

Baskerville, Stephen, Ph.D.

Innocence is no excuse

Brown, Dave

Burying the ghosts of a violent past

Cult of the domestic-violence industry

'I learned it's a system that doesn't listen'

Men challenge 'bible' of violence against women

Turning domestic violence into a religion

Conner, Michael G., Psy.D.

Stalking: Why do Men and Women Stalk Each Other?

Corry, Charles

See index

Cowling, Allen N.

Boy makes false allegations against his stepfather in defense of his mother

Davis, Richard L., A.L.M.

Battered Women And Battered Statistics

Mandatory Arrest And Restraining Orders

National Institute Of Justice Studies Are Ignored

Plea bargains

Dawson, John M.

Spouse Murder Defendants In Large Urban Counties

Farrell, Warren, Ph.D.

The Twelve "Female Only" Defenses

Feige, David

Domestic Silence: The Supreme Court Kills Evidence-Based Prosecution

Fontes, David L., Psy. D.

Self Defense Or Violence By Women?

Graham-Kevin, Nicola

Distorting intimate partner violence findings — playing with numbers

Heleniak, David, Esq.

PC Feminism And The DV Courts

Hession, Gregory, J.D., Esq.

Restraining Orders Out Of Control

James, Tom, Esq.

Domestic violence against men is the most underreported crime

Methodological Issues: Archival Data vs. Scientific Research

Kipling, Rudyard

The Female Of The Species

Langan, Patrick A.

Spouse Murder Defendants In Large Urban Counties

Langeland, Terje

Railroaded For Domestic-Violence Defendants, El Paso County's "Fast Track" May Not Always Lead To Justice

Leving, Jeffrey, Esq.

Letterman Case Shows Problems With Restraining Orders

Malenfant, Louise (deceased)

Men Don't Matter

Marin, Jonathan

Reducing The Impact Of Perjury In Domestic Violence Cases

Matiatos, Irene, Ph.D.

The Female Narcissist

McElroy, Wendy

Are Domestic Violence Statistics Bogus?

How To Deal With A Stalker

Reading Between The Numbers

Supreme Court Ruling May Impact Domestic Violence Cases

The Right To Self Defense — Castle Rock v. Gonzales

Mercer, Ilana

Feminist Fallacies Hurt Police Training

Muchnick, Robert (deceased)

The Case For Judicial Impeachment

O'Leary, Dale

Radical feminism as a psychological disorder

Olinger, David

Probate court rife with lapses in oversight, training

Pizzey, Erin

A Comparative Study Of Battered Women And Violence-Prone Women

The Emotional Terrorist

The Erin Pizzey Interview — Dads On The Air, Sydney, Australia

Those To Whom Evil Is Done Do Evil In Return

Rains, Stan

Survival tips

Roberts, Carey, a nom de plume for Edward Bartlett

Jessica Lynch and the neo-con revolution

Karl Marx and the gender wage gap

Karl Marx's prescription for women's liberation

Legal Services Corporation Turns Its Back On Men

So, is radical feminism a socialist front?

The feminist subversion of the gender system

The untold story of Betty Friedan

When family dissolution becomes the law of the land

Women's birth-right under attack by fem-socialists

Rooney, John P., J.D.

Rhetorical Statistics And Domestic Violence Law

Sacks, Glenn

Female Murderers Seen In A Different Light: — Society Prefers To View Violent Women as Victims

Letterman Case Shows Problems With Restraining Orders

Prisoners in their own homes: — Male victims of elder abuse

Sampson, John

Immigration Marriage Fraud 101

Sommers, Christina Hoff

Bad Girls Of America

Stapleton, John

Battered By The System

Straus, Murray A., Ph.D.

Processes explaining the concealment and distortion of evidence on gender symmetry in intimate partner violence

Stuckle, Paul, Esq.

A Criminal Defense Attorney's View of the Domestic Violence Industry

Tersak, Terri Lynn

Legal Services Corporation abuses

Young, Cathy

License to kill —Men and women, crime and punishment


 

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Chapter 1

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Charged With Domestic Violence?

What Happens When 911 Is Dialed by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

General sequence of events

Don't take a plea bargain

Descent into hell often begins by dialing 911

Mandatory protection order

School employees

No contact means no contact

What you must do for self preservation

A timeline and tabulation of who's who in your case is essential

Get an attorney!

Discovery — Get copies of the evidence against you

Do a background check

Lifetime effects of DV conviction or plea bargain

DA cannot dismiss DV charges

Deferred sentence or judgement is a honey trap

Private investigators and lie detectors

A jury trial is your best chance

Trial to a judge by a man is a long, slow way of pleading guilty

Punish the innocent, free the guilty

If you are married or have children

Paternity fraud

Divorce, DV, and children

Child protective services (CPS) will often put the kids in a foster home

If she did it once she'll often do it again

Other effects of a DV conviction or plea bargain

If you are retired military or currently in the Armed Forces consider these factors

Possession of a weapon or ammunition is a Federal felony

You will be subjected to surveillance and probably lose your job

Loss of security clearance

Credit checks, loans, and renting

You will be deported if you are an immigrant

Immigration fraud

Secondary physical and mental health problems are almost certain

Mandatory Protection Order Pursuant to Section 18-1-1001, C.R.S.

Notes regarding mandatory protection order:

Penalties For A Domestic Violence Conviction

Penalties under Colorado law

Court orders

Required domestic violence treatment

Conditions of probation

Federal penalties

Public records and associated pains and penalties

You Will Need A Lawyer by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Hiring an attorney —Buyer Beware

Moral

First steps

Plead not guilty

Don't accept a plea bargain

Timeline

A competent criminal defense attorney is essential

Infidelity likely basis for false allegations

Check for paternity fraud

Elusive innocence

Loss of employment probable

Attorney evaluation

Self evaluation

Colorado attorneys

Attorneys in other states

Ten reasons to worry about your attorney

A Criminal Defense Attorney's View Of The Domestic Violence Industry by Paul G. Stuckle, Esq.

The special nature of domestic violence allegations

True domestic violence must stop

Innocent family members can be falsely accused of domestic violence

Examples of what is not domestic violence

Who is the real victim anyway?

Zero tolerance and no drop policies

The domestic violence industry

Domestic violence is a political crime

The family advocacy center

Follow the money

Team unity: Take out a family for the team

Pssst...They are coming...Or are they already here?

Changing the rules to convict

Legislative changes

Hearsay Evidence

Syndrome evidence may be admissible against the accused

Convictions without physical evidence

Summary: Recipe for conviction

Domestic violence legal facts: A checklist

Issues upon arrest

Consequences of a conviction or plea bargain

Selecting the right attorney

Do not attempt your own defense

Rules for the accused

Finding the right criminal defense attorney

Length of Practice and Experience

Reject plea bargains

Prepare a vigorous pre-charge defense to avoid prosecution

Prepare a vigorous defense for trial

Conclusion

911 — Lifeline Or A Deadly Trap? by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Think before you dial 911!

Calling 911 probably won't result in an arrest

Child protective services (CPS) will often put the kids in a foster home

Keep the peace, not concentration camps

What happens if the police do make an arrest?


 

Chapter 2

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Protection Orders

The Effects Of A Civil Protection Order by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

What happens, what you must, and must not do under a civil protection order

If you are accused of violating the protection order

Proving a negative

Estimates of protection orders issued each year

Dating and protection orders

Weapon of choice for a woman in a divorce

Background

Protection Orders Do Not Protect by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Catalysts for violence

Examples of the catalytic precipitance of violence

Example one — Woman shot and killed as she arrives for work

Example two — Woman shot an killed in living room of friend's house where she had sought safety

Example three — Woman killed by ex-husband who had five prior DV convictions

Example four — Woman killed at work after taking out protection order against boyfriend

Example five — Protection order doesn't stop boyfriend from killing woman at her home

Example six — Woman killed with an axe in her sleep six days after she obtained protection order

Example seven — Woman killed leaving courthouse

Example eight — Wife murdered after filing for divorce and getting a protection order

Example nine — Wife obtains protection order then husband kills her and himself

Example ten — Prison guard kills wife and two sons after unfaithful wife obtains protection order

Example eleven — Husband is murdered after he files for divorce and obtains protection order against violent wife

Example twelve — Woman murdered at city center after filing for divorce and obtaining protection order

Example thirteen — Woman raped and stabbed after getting protection order against ex-boyfriend

Example fourteen — Ex-husband murders former wife despite protection order against him

Example fifteen — Girl murdered by ex-boyfriend despite DV conviction and protection order against him

What is the answer?

Other examples and opinions

Letterman Case Shows Problems with Restraining Orders by Jeffery M. Leving, Esq., and Glenn Sacks

Abuse Of Protection Orders by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Estimates of protection order abuse in Colorado

California scheming

Using protection orders to smear candidates in political campaigns

2008 race in House District 30 — Republican Kevin Priola

2008 race in House District 56 — Republican Ali Hasan

2008 race in Senate District 23 — Democrat Joe Whitcomb

Abuse of protection orders

Examples of how protection orders are abused

Consequences of the abuse of protection orders

Restraining Orders Out of Control by Gregory A. Hession, J.D.

Is this American justice?

Drastic punishment

Skewed view of abuse

Answer to domestic violence?

Violence Against Women Act

Summary Of Protection Order Abuse by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Men don't matter by Louise Malenfant

Hoist on his own law

Protection orders do not address mutual conflict in couples or violent women


 

Chapter 3

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Domestic Violence

Prelude — A Male Nightmare

Story from Down Under shows why things are upside down here

An Australian separation story

Your 'lucky' night by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Other possibilities

Divorce games

A family quarrel

She is in fear of you

Domestic Abuse And Violence Defined by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Present legal definitions

More reasonable definitions of violence and abuse

Normal violence

Abusive violence

Mens rea under the model penal code

Emotional abuse

Battering

Shack-up violence

Is it always domestic violence?

Domestic Violence — Ideology Versus Reality by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Ideology

Believe the victim

Only men are violent in intimate relationships

Throw the bum out

Give the police virtually unlimited powers

Define every crime as domestic violence and eliminate due process

Provide billions of dollars only to feminists who agree with this ideology

What measurable effects have the domestic violence laws had?

Effects of mandatory arrest — fewer 911 calls, more homicides

Increased female arrests

Sixth Amendment rights restored

Coercion and torture of defendants

Add-on charge makes everything and nothing domestic violence

Persecution of disabled veterans

False allegations

Families and marriage destroyed

Reality

What we have learned

What can reasonably be done

The Anatomy of Abuse by George Rolph

The abusers — actors in disguise

The abuser's self-view

The victim's relationship with the abuser

Let us look first at the desire to remain hidden

The desire not to be inferior stems from a different set of unconscious dynamics

"Treatment" for victims of abuse to avoid

Gender bias in the abuse industry and society

A few facts and questions

Cult Of The Domestic-Violence Industry by Dave Brown

Men challenge 'bible' of violence against women: A Toronto inquest will question the validity of a standard reference book

Burying the ghosts of a violent past: Husband in wheelchair became focus of wife's rage

'I learned it's a system that doesn't listen': Wife still terrified by threats from family violence specialists

Turning domestic violence into a religion: Inquest an epic social debate

Cult of the domestic-violence industry: Where are the great numbers of victims we hear about?

When Men Are Driven To Desperation by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Air Force Master Sergeant Gerry Roadcap

She hits him repeatedly, both end up dead

R.I.P. Louis W. Joy, III — New Hampshire consultant

Charles Hanson, wife murderer

Charles Hanson provides an update to his story

Tacoma Washington police chief shoots wife before killing himself

Sister tells of long years of abuse David Brame suffered from his wife

North Dakota farmer goes on rampage when officers attempt to serve restraining order

High noon in Lehi, Utah: Former-cop turns violent after wife shacks up with convicted felon

Background

The shooting

Craig Trimble

Afterword — EJF comments

Police link plane crash in Bedford, Indiana, to couple's bitter split

Divorce and a restraining order

High-school student's affair with female teacher leads to his slaying in Knoxville, Tennessee

Colorado Springs man in hospital after setting himself on fire

Craig, Colorado, miner charged with murder after young, abusive wife's body found

Loveland Colorado father bludgeons process server delivering divorce papers and restraining order to death

Protection order ends with "suicide by cop" at daughter's First Communion

Black Forest, Colorado, man in critical condition after driving into estranged wife's house, setting it ablaze

Last statement of retired Army Sergeant Thomas Ball

Two kinds of bureaucrats and two sets of books

This country is run by idiots

36 million Americans have been arrested for domestic violence

An estimated 72 million men, women, and children end up homeless at some point because of domestic violence laws

The bureaucrats that do this

Judges as cowards

Loss of visitation

Guardian ad litem (GAL)

Mandatory reporters

The rule of law is dead

Keep your mouth shut and get the job done

The bureaucrats that say this

Collateral damage

Year 1976, a turning point

Shelters only for "battered" women

Federal funding for a war against men

Time for a new federal government

A legal defense center for men

Live free or die...death is not the worst of evils

Epilogue

Self Defense Or Violence By Women? — by David Fontes, Psy.D.

A critique of Melissa Hopper's article: "When domestic violence diversion is no longer an option: What to do with the female offender."

Other suggested readings and information on male victims of domestic violence:

Prisoners In Their Own Homes: Male Victims of Elder Abuse by Glenn Sacks

What We Think We Know About Domestic Violence by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Estimates of domestic violence

Common couple violence

Criminal domestic violence

Domestic violence cases in the courts

Mutual combat

Self defense: Blatant hypocrisy

Restraining orders

Protection orders and paternity fraud

What is domestic violence associated with?

Single-parent mothers

Abused as a child or raised in a violent household

Perimenopause: the change of life

Jealousy and vengeance

Money and financial problems

Personality disorders and mental illness

Drugs, licit and illicit

Health problems and injuries

Disabilities and aging

What criminal domestic violence is not associated with

Patriarchy

Power and control

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)

Senility

Reactions to female violence against males

Common sense

Lessons

Partner Abuse — State of Knowledge Project Findings At-A-Glance

Prevalence of partner abuse

Victimization

Perpetration

Context

Bi-directional vs. uni-directional

Motivation

Risk factors

Impact on victims, children and families

Impact on partners

Effects of partner violence and conflict on children

Partner abuse in other populations

Partner abuse in ethnic minority and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) populations

Partner abuse worldwide

The role of law enforcement and the criminal justice system

The crime control effects of criminal sanctions

Gender and racial/ethnic differences in criminal justice decision making

Effectiveness, victim safety, characteristics and enforcement of protective orders

Assessment and treatment

Risk assessment

Effectiveness of primary prevention efforts

Effectiveness of intervention programs for perpetrators and victims

Full references for PASK manuscripts

About the author


 

Chapter 4

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Domestic Violence Statistics

How Common Is Domestic Violence? by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Estimates from the National Crime Victimization Surveys

Estimates by feminists and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Estimates of domestic violence against men

Domestic Violence Against Men Is The Most Underreported Crime by Tom James, Esq.

Introduction

Seventy-eight reasons for under reporting domestic violence against men

Conclusion

References

Advocacy Research by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Feminist credibility

Leading causes of injury

A blatant example of advocacy research

Processes Explaining The Concealment And Distortion Of Evidence On Gender Symmetry In Intimate Partner Violence by Murray. A. Straus, Ph.D.

Commentary on Graham-Kevan "Domestic Violence: Research and Implications for Batterer Programmes in Europe"

Methods used to conceal and distort evidence on symmetry in partner violence

Method 1. Suppress evidence

Method 2. Avoid obtaining data inconsistent with the patriarchal dominance theory

Method 3. Cite only studies that show male perpetration

Method 4. Conclude that results support feminist beliefs when they do not

Method 5. Create "evidence" by citation

Method 6. Obstruct publication of articles and obstruct funding research that might contradict the idea that male dominance is the cause of IPV

Method 7. Harass, threaten, and penalize researchers who produce evidence that contradicts feminist beliefs

Concluding Comments

About the author

Distorting intimate partner violence findings: Playing with numbers

Method 8: Playing with numbers

References

Gathering Statistics by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Fighting like cats and dogs

Use of statistics in sociological studies

Factors to be considered when looking at statistics

Statistics through a feminist lens

Telephone surveys and statistics

Tabulation of statistical factors

Reading Between The Numbers by Wendy McElroy

Domestic Violence Studies

Studies supported by the National Institute of Mental Health

Pioneering work of Straus, Gelles, and Steinmetz

Causes of domestic violence

National violence against women survey

Domestic violence in the military

Domestic violence as a function of age

Extreme female violence and age

Violence and senility

Actual domestic violence cases in Colorado

Impact on jury system

Methodological Issues — Archival Data versus Scientific Research by Tom James, Esq.

Archival vs. Survey Data

The Conflict Tactics Scale ("CTS")

Criticisms of the Conflict Tactics Scale ("CTS")

Context and meaning

Self-defense

Chronicity

Severity/injury

Choking

Scratching

Rape and sexual assault

Murder

Stalking

Reliability

Ex-spouses and former intimates

Conclusion

References

Battered Women And Battered Statistics by Richard L. Davis, A.L.M.

Battered women and battered statistics — Part I

Battered women and battered statistics — Part II

Rhetorical Statistics And Domestic Violence Law by John P. Rooney, J.D.

Restraining orders

National Institute of Justice Studies Are Ignored by Richard L. Davis, A.L.M.

Helpful for some, harmful for others

A New Awareness

Are Domestic Violence Statistics Bogus? by Wendy McElroy

Specific accusations

Killing a false 'fact' can be almost impossible

Are Campbell's statistics intentionally false?

About the author


 

Chapter 5

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Stalking

Stalking Defined by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Definition

Lyrics: To The Ends Of The Earth

Falling in and out of love is not criminal

What is criminal stalking?

Criminal behavior during stalking

Stalking and technology

How common is criminal stalking?

Stalking through a personal lens

Stalking: The latest hit on the feminist bandwagon

How do women view stalking a man?

Stalking according to the National Violence Against Women survey

Stalking scenarios under these definitions

Anti-stalking laws don't, and can't work

Restraining orders and stalking

But how can criminal stalking be reduced?

How to proceed if you want your story told

What else is needed?

If you want to avoid a stalker

How To Deal With A Stalker by Wendy McElroy

Stalking: Why Do Men and Women Stalk Each Other? by Michael G. Conner, Psy.D.

Stalking Stories

Woman angry at boyfriend torches apartment building, five killed in Charlotte, South Carolina

Latrobe area, Pennsylvania, doctor killed by physician/girlfriend

Resident physician found dead

Ex-lover charged in doctor's murder

Bagby murder evidence exposed

Dr. Shirley Turner and infant son found dead in murder-suicide

Asinine custody decisions result in child's murder

Through it all Dr. Turner remained in denial

Forest fire started by woman stalking her estranged husband in California

Justyn Rosen knew woman was a threat before she killed him

Restraining order sought by Mr. Rosen before slaying

Kidnapped and slain

Long record of marriage, divorce, theft, and violence

Minimal relationship with her father

Wife's wild ride targets husband in Salt Lake City, Utah

Woman is back in jail after SUV incident

Judge refuses to reduce bail

Actor John Cusack granted restraining order against woman who was stalking him

Astronaut turns lunachic and goes stalking

Windsor, Colorado, man sets ex-wife's car on fire

Ex-wife fatally stabs former husband in Davenport, Iowa, despite restraining orders against her in three states

Brigham Young University student stalked and then raped by beauty queen

Long distance stalking

Joyce McKinney, kidnapper and rapist

Arrest and escape

Back in the United States

Still stalking her victim in 1984

McKinney moves on to pit bulls

McKinney also wanted in Tennessee

Patricia Crowl strikes again in Seattle, Washington

Patricia Crowl had killed before

Lesbian District of Columbia judge's ex-girlfriend gets 5 years in prison

Stalker kills Leadville woman, then self

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio granted restraining order against Livia Bistriceanu in Los Angeles

Bakersfield doctor stalking her boyfriend dies while trying to get to him by coming down his chimney

Colorado Springs woman shoots her way into ex-husband's apartment and is killed in self defense

Black Forest, Colorado, man in critical condition after driving into estranged wife's house, setting it ablaze

Colorado Springs police officer arrested for repeatedly filing false accusations against former boyfriend

Falsely accused Manitou Springs police officer sues Colorado Springs

Relentless stalking, persecution, and jail was a time of terror for former Manitou Springs cop

Knocked up former Colorado Springs cop Sydney Huffman pleads guilty to felony

Colorado statehouse lobbyist sentenced to jail for stalking ex-wife


 

Chapter 6

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Domestic Violence And The Law

The Rule Of Law by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Tyranny in the courts

In the councils and legislatures

In law enforcement

In domestic violence

Objectives

Demand justice be served — File a discrimination complaint

Has this ever happened to you?

For more information:

Domestic Violence Versus Civil Rights by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

The Constitution of the United States of America

The Bill of Rights

Violations of your rights under other amendments

Summary

Due Process by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D. and Richard L. Davis, A.L.M.

Introduction

Plea bargains by Richard L. Davis, A.L.M.

Your rights under due process

Does the court have jurisdiction in your case?

Jurisdiction over persons or things

Standing

Example

You're male, you're guilty

What Do The Police And Courts Think Of The Domestic Violence Laws? by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

The view at the federal level

The views of the United States Supreme Court

American Bar Association report

State and local views

Canadian study of RCMP attitudes

Retiring Massachusetts judge reveals that restraining orders are huge problem

Judges are afraid to release fathers

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court gave a glimmer of hope

Summary of police and court attitudes

Mandatory Arrest And Restraining Orders by Richard L. Davis, A.L.M.

Reexamination

Supreme Court Ruling May Impact Domestic Violence Cases by Wendy McElroy

Domestic Silence: The Supreme Court Kills Evidence-Based Prosecution by David Feige

Innocence Is No Excuse In Domestic Violence

Innocence is no excuse by Stephen Baskerville, Ph.D.

Davis v. Washington

Hammon v. Indiana

Feminist Fallacies Hurt Police Training by Ilana Mercer

Railroaded For Domestic-Violence Defendants, El Paso County's "Fast Track" May Not Always Lead To Justice by Terje Langeland

Introduction

Hailed and attacked

No time to think

Cutting deals

Ready to sign

Making intelligent decisions

On the record

Relatively inexperienced

Taking it seriously

One-quarter women

Entitled to representation

Letter of the law

Money and reputation

Letters written in response to this article

Power trip

One scary lesson

A million dollar lie

Fox in the hen house

Males Get Longer Sentences Than Females For Same Crime by Marc Angelucci, Esq.

License To Kill: Men And Women, Crime And Punishment by Cathy Young

Reducing the Impact of Perjury In Domestic Violence Cases by Jonathan Marin

Abstract

Uncertain justice

Asymmetric consequences of error

The scales of justice are unbalanced

Other factors accentuate the tilt

Credibility —Motivation to lie

Absence of effective appeal

Unaccountable power and judicial immunity

Toward better justice

How paired polygraph testing benefits individuals

How paired polygraph testing benefits courts and judges

Arranging paired polygraph tests

Limitations

The Right to Self-Defense — Castle Rock v. Gonzales by Wendy McElroy

What were the arguments that won and lost in the Supreme Court?

Winners:

Losers:

A third position cries out:

Legal Services Corporation Turns Its Back On Men by Carey Roberts

Legal Services Corporation Abuses by Terri Lynn Tersak and Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

First Phase

Second Phase

Re: Complaint of systemic abuses by LSC Grantees and the failure of LSC-OCE to respond.

Copies of this letter were also sent to the following individuals:

Ontario's Notorious Bill 117 Comes To Colorado by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Background

Colorado's Democratic Peoples Soviet to the rescue

Feeding the DV and divorce industry


 

Chapter 7

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Colorado Judges — Citizen's Review

Introduction To Citizen's Review Of Colorado Judges

Foreword

How the justice system is supposed to work but doesn't

Overview of Colorado state courts

First you must know what court you are before and if they have jurisdiction in your case

Summary of court functions

District attorneys

Municipal courts

County courts

District courts

Magistrates

Water courts

Colorado Court of Appeals

Colorado Supreme Court

United States courts

Judging Judges by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Judicial appointments

Judicial performance evaluations

Mechanics of the process

Reality of the evaluations

Citizen's role

Appraisal of judges in Colorado state courts

Courtwatching

Submitting your case for listing

Start with a timeline of events

An outline of what we will need

Rare example of public censure of a judge

City of Littleton, Arapahoe County seat, fires judge who issued warrant for overdue DVD

Colorado Supreme Court

Attorney discipline

Colorado Court of Appeals

Rubber stamp

First Judicial District — Gilpin and Jefferson Counties

Second Judicial District — Denver City and County

Third Judicial District — Huerfano and Las Animas Counties

Fourth Judicial District — El Paso and Teller Counties

Fifth Judicial District — Clear Creek, Summit, Eagle and Lake Counties

Sixth Judicial District — Archuleta, La Plata and San Juan Counties

Seventh Judicial District — Delta, Gunnison, Hillsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel Counties

Eighth Judicial District — Larimer and Jackson Counties

Ninth Judicial District — Garfield, Pitkin, and Rio Blanco Counties

Tenth Judicial District — Pueblo County

Eleventh Judicial District — Chaffee, Custer, Fremont and Park Counties

Twelfth Judicial District — Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande and Saguache Counties

Thirteenth Judicial District — Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Yuma Counties

Fourteenth Judicial District — Grand, Moffat, and Routt Counties

Fifteenth Judicial District —Baca, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Prowers Counties

Sixteenth Judicial District — Bent, Crowley, and Otero Counties

Seventeenth Judicial District — Adams and Broomfield Counties

Eighteenth Judicial District — Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln Counties

Nineteenth Judicial District — Weld County

Twentieth Judicial District — Boulder County

Twenty-First Judicial District — Mesa County

Twenty-Second Judicial District — Dolores and Montezuma Counties

How The Courts Are Failing by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Court rules

Recipe for failure

James Madison —Federalist Paper No 62

Failure points

Problems

Judicial activism

One step closer to a judicial oligarchy?

Cures

Divorce and the courts

Judicial Corruption

What officially constitutes judicial misconduct?

Get rid of useless agencies

Service in the Armed Forces of the United States is not a crime

Inept and uneducated judges

Minimum education standards for judges

Secrecy and judges

Probate Court

About the probate process

Probate court rife with lapses in training, oversight by David Olinger

Confusion on yearly reports

Guardians' questionable decisions

Four years after the audit

Case one: "High HIV transmission risk" went untracked for years

Sister appointed guardian

Case two: Conservator's expense reports for woman in assisted living raised red flags

Case three: As guardian, brother expenses $60,491 in three years

Lapses in reporting

Collateral expense problem

The Case For Judicial Impeachment by Robert Muchnick


 

Chapter 8

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Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado

Introduction To Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Caveats

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 1998

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 1999

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 1999

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2000

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2000

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2001

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2001

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2002

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2002

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2003

Percent of restraining orders versus percent of population in 2003

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2003

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2004

Percent of restraining orders versus percent of population in 2004

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2004

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2005

Percent of restraining orders versus percent of population in 2005

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2005

Perjury prosecutions

Protection order violations

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2006

Percent of restraining orders versus percent of population in 2006

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2006

Perjury prosecutions

Protection order violations

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2007

Percent of restraining orders versus percent of population in 2007

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2007

Perjury prosecutions

Protection order violations

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2008

Percent of restraining orders versus percent of population in 2008

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2008

Perjury prosecutions

Protection order violations

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2009

Percent of restraining orders versus percent of population in 2009

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors in 2009

Perjury prosecutions

Protection order violations

Demographics Of Domestic Violence In Colorado — 2010

Percent of restraining orders versus percent of population in 2010

Comparison of domestic violence and abuse with other misdemeanors

Perjury prosecutions

Protection order violations

Uniform Standards For Domestic Violence Cases Do Not Exist by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Judicial districts with extraordinary numbers of domestic violence and abuse cases

Third Judicial District

Fourth Judicial District

Seventh Judicial District

Tenth Judicial District

Twelfth Judicial District

Sixteenth Judicial District

Twenty Second Judicial District

The relationship between domestic violence and other misdemeanors

Judicial districts with consistently fewer numbers of domestic violence and abuse cases

Other misdemeanor cases in these judicial districts

False Allegations And Burden On The Courts by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Burden on the courts

Problems resulting from draconian provisions of current law

Statewide police incidents vs. court cases

Number of male victims reported by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation

Estimates of false allegations

Based on state court data

Based on Colorado Bureau of Investigation data

Based on National Crime Victimization Survey data

Summary of estimates of false allegations in domestic violence cases

Mandatory Arrest — Deters Intervention And Increases Homicides by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Colorado Springs Police Department data 1990-2009

Principal effect of 1994 DV laws is a dramatic reduction in 911 domestic disturbance calls to police

Arrests for simple assault

Notes on the Colorado Springs police data

Unanswered questions

Summary

Mandatory arrest — a law that kills

Mandatory arrests increase domestic violence homicides by 60% in married couples

Conclusions

These draconian measures place lives in danger

Police reports demonstrate DV laws had only minor temporary effect

Marriage, Divorce, And Charges Of Domestic Violence And Abuse by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Divorce

No marriage, no divorce

Shack-up violence

The death of marriage

Lack of Judicial Oversight by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Lack of judicial oversight

Data do not support increase in rate of domestic violence

National Crime Victimization Survey estimates

Criminal domestic violence is not underreported

Why are there so many domestic violence court cases?

Radical feminist response

Silver bullet in divorce or custody disputes

Demographic Summary by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

What do the demographic data show?

Unwarranted denial of civil rights


 

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The Male Perspective

Violence And Mankind by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Violence and the human male

A Man And His Castle by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Defensive Male Actions Under The Current Laws by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Before any charges are filed

You manage to see her charges coming

Checking accounts, credit cards, other financial instruments

Compiling and preserving evidence

Once out, stay out, and stay away

Survival tips by Stan Rains

Adapt, improvise, and overcome

Food and water

Shelter

Now that you can survive

Surveillance Methods As A Defense by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Audio methods

Telephone monitors

Voice-activated recorders to monitor abuse at home

Portable digital voice recorders

Trials, hearings, conferences, mediation, and other meetings

Transcripts from audio recordings

Computer surveillance

Video cameras

You Can Sue But You Can't Win (If You Are A Man) by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Tort claims

Spousal tort claims

Malicious prosecution

Malicious abuse of process

Extreme and outrageous conduct

Assault and battery

Sexually transmitted diseases

Breach of fiduciary duty

Civil conspiracy

Negligence

Defamation

Theft

Protection orders, criminal convictions, and collateral estoppel 2

To sue or not to sue?

If you do decide to sue

Why Radical Feminists Concern Us by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Radical feminism

Radical feminism as a psychological disorder by Dale O'Leary

Historical statements by radical feminists and the National Organization for Women

Radical feminist agenda

Recognizing radical feminist rhetoric

Countering the radical feminist program

Radical feminist Web sites

Men's Rights In The Courts by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

The Dark Side Of Women by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Females au naturel

Modern women

Adultery

What you can do in your defense

Adultery and child custody

Paternity fraud

Be certain you are the father of her children

What's important when you decide to order DNA parental testing kits


 

Chapter 10

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The Female of the Species

The Female of the Species by Rudyard Kipling

She Has Met The Enemy And He Is Us by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Domestic violence against women

It's always his fault

Domestic violence in Colorado

The Duluth Model

Duluth Domestic Intervention Project (DIAP): Attributes of abusive men

Profiles of typical Duluth model clients

Summary

Marxism And The Roots Of Radical Feminism: A Series Of Essays by Carey Roberts

The untold story of Betty Friedan

Jessica Lynch and the neo-con revolution

Karl Marx and the gender wage gap

Women's birth-right under attack by fem-socialists

Karl Marx's prescription for women's liberation

When family dissolution becomes the law of the land

The feminist subversion of the gender system

So, is radical feminism a socialist front?

Patriarchal power or Marxist mischief?

Men step aside, the redfems are set to win the Culture War

Bad Girls Of America by Christina Hoff Sommers

A Comparative Study Of Battered Women And Violence-Prone Women by Erin Pizzey

Introduction

Goals

Method

Subjects

Questionnaires

Procedure

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Results

The women: Violence-prone or genuinely battered

The male partners: Violence and morbid jealousy

The male partners: Violence in parenting

Violence-prone and battered women: Comparative statistics

Other comparative statistics

Concluding discussion

When It Is Not Domestic Violence by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Natural events

Simple accidents

Play

Sleep disorders

Nightmares

Military experiences

Self-inflicted injuries

Interactions with children and pets

Games couples play

Bondage, domination, and other ways men and women enjoy one another

BDSM

Extremes of passion

None of the above are acts of 'domestic violence'

Justifiable Violence Against Women by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

How to avoid the need for violence

In self defense

What to do when the situation may escalate out of control

To prevent harm to others

To prevent harm to herself

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in this context

Summary

Immigration Marriage Fraud 101 by John Sampson, Retired ICE Agent

Introduction

Enter the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 1994

Tying it all together

About the author

Common Characteristics Of Dangerous Women by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Dangerous behavior patterns

Other forms of female aggression

Money

Jealousy

Malicious mother syndrome

Reality check

Summary of physical and mental characteristics of dangerous women

Desirable female characteristics

The Emotional Terrorist by Erin Pizzey

The Female Narcissist by Irene Matiatos, Ph.D.

A real charmer

A typical narcissist

Few real friends

I' m the best!

Jealousy

The price she pays

The Devil in disguise

The apparent angel is the devil in disguise.

Why, why, why?

How, how, how?

Trustworthiness

In a nutshell

The Change Of Life, Hysterectomies, And Domestic Violence by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Perimenopause: The change of life

Follicle stimulation hormone test

Testesterone

Signs of approaching menopause

Seven Dwarfs of menopause

Information from Planned Parenthood

Menopause: A guide for women and those who love them

That itching feeling

The terrible three: Mid-life, perimenopause, and divorce

Estrogen issues

Childbearing and the change of life

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

Hysterectomies

Other conditions associated with the change of life


 

Chapter 11

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Violent Women

Domestic Violence Against Men by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Why do women hit men?

What options does an abused man have?

No options once 911 is dialed

Abuse Of And Violence Against Children by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Bob and Jane in Portland, Oregon

Battered by the system by John Stapleton

End of the road

Two decades of discord

Statistical risks

Those to whom evil is done do evil in return by Erin Pizzey

Chaos And The Borderline Personality by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Five marriages in nineteen years

First marriage

Second marriage

Third marriage

Fourth marriage

Fifth marriage

Personality disorder, drugs, custody disputes, restraining orders, and kidnapping

Rescue

Apologia

Guilty

Women Who Kill Their Family Members by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Treatment of women by the justice system

Violent women

Violent female inmates and their victims

Women offenders

Sentence length

The twelve "female only" defenses by Warren Farrell, Ph.D.

How individual women are given more power to kill than the entire U.S. Government

Do men kill women more than women kill men?

Female Murderers Seen In A Different Light: Society Prefers To View Violent Women as Victims by Glenn Sacks

Spouse Murder Defendants in Large Urban Counties by Patrick A. Langan, Ph.D., and John M. Dawson

Contents

Highlights

Survey of murder defendants

Characteristics of spouse murder defendants

Sex of defendant

Year and location of murder

Time to arrest

Murder weapon

Race and age of defendants

Arrest charge

Similarities between defendants

Differences between defendants

Spouse murder cases disposed by the prosecutor

Spouse murder defendants not prosecuted

Convictions and acquittals

Sentencing of those convicted at trial

Spouse murder defendants who stood trial

Trial acquittals

Trial convictions

Spouse murder cases disposed by guilty plea

Sentencing of those who pleaded guilty

Spouse murder defendants who pleaded guilty

Overview of case disposition of spouse murder defendants

Sentencing of defendants convicted of killing their spouse

Processing time in spouse murder cases

Less severe dispositions for wife defendants

Summary of evidence

Self-defense as a possible explanation for wives' lower conviction rates

Grounds for claiming self-defense more often present in wife defendant cases than in husband defendant cases

Victim provocation reduces likelihood of conviction

Further reading

Race in spouse murder cases

Conviction rate unrelated to race of victim

Sentence unrelated to race of victim

Race of defendant also unrelated to outcomes

Methodology

Sample selection

Sample of spouse murder defendants

Nonavailability of cases

Computation of estimates from sample data

Response rates

Sampling error

Limited data on provocation


 

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Stories Of Violent Women And Abused Men In Colorado

Stories Of Abused Men by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

What happens when men are abused

At what level of society does abuse of men occur

Stories of violent women and abused men in Colorado

Anecdotes From Abused Friends, Acquaintances, And Other Sources In Colorado

Wife of Colorado's first territorial governor attempts to stab him in the heart

Jealous Denver woman shoots man and his wife

Girlfriend attacks boyfriend, he is arrested and convicted

Boy makes false allegations against stepfather in defense of his mother

Town manager convicted of domestic violence after wife becomes abusive

Attorney represents husband, then her new boyfriend against DV charges

Man arrested in his bedroom at 2 A.M. after sister-in-law calls police

Woman slaps ex-husband, he is convicted

Man thrown in jail for taking food to his child

Wife hits husband over head with a bottle, he is arrested

Former Marine disarms wife, he is arrested

Man sells off business while wife goes insane

Alleged abuse victim attacks new boyfriend

Man suffering from Alzheimer's disease arrested for felony domestic violence

Ex-girlfriend harasses ex-boyfriend over telephone, he goes to jail

Violent Colorado Women — 1998

Granby businessman charged with domestic violence, charges dropped when prosecutor doesn't believe the 'victim'

Man charged with felony DV because he unplugs phone

Two sisters in Denver make a game of charging men with DV:

First case

Second case

Adams County District Attorney calls police claiming his wife attacking him

Violent Colorado Women — 1999

Assistant U.S. attorney backs over her boyfriend, twice

Boulder woman attacks boyfriend and police

1999 DV arrest haunts Thornton city council candidate in 2009

Arapahoe County man successfully defends himself against charges of violating a restraining order

Background

Arapahoe deputy sheriff attacks live-in boyfriend, shot fired

Wife sets husband's newspaper office on fire in Nucla

Paid escort claims her 'boyfriend' threatened to kill her

Woman sentenced to ten years in jail after pleading guilty to assault and felony menacing after stabbing husband in back at U.S. Air Force Academy

Waging perpetual battle against parole

Ex-wife stabs former husband

FBI agent hits her husband with shovel and bloodies his nose

Multimillionaire Colorado Rockies pitcher may still face deportation after pleading guilty to harassment

State representative accused of domestic violence

Camp Pendleton Marine free after false spousal-rape conviction tossed out

Prosecuting marital rape — radical feminist rules

What was the evidence for such a draconian sentence?

Rape charge based primarily on redfem attorney's report

The court of appeals found that within the four corners of this case:

Admission of improper expert testimony — otherwise known as redfem ideology and dogma

Now allow an incompetent witness who wasn't even born when the "rape" occurred

Cumulative error

Unreasonable delay for review

Findings

A decade later Sgt. Foster is free and back in the Corps

Police assume tubal pregnancy must be domestic violence

Woman found dead in Colorado Springs after repeatedly being convicted of domestic violence and drunk driving

Violent Colorado Women — Year 2000

Parker policeman put on paid administrative leave after mutual combat

Woman held in arson case after setting boyfriend's, and six other cars on fire

Avon cops accused of abuse by resident

Man released from jail can't go to his own home

Breckenridge woman sentenced to 13 years for plotting to kill husband

Woman advocate for victims of domestic violence charged with DV

Delta woman tries to hire CBI agent to kill her husband

Mutual restraining orders don't stop her from stabbing him, both are arrested

Aurora woman shoots boyfriend in throat

Colorado Springs woman stabs husband in argument

Female Denver DA intoxicated, male homicide detective on desk duty

Wife of Army sergeant uses Net to recruit hit man

Woman stabs 3-year old girl in domestic dispute with child's uncle

Police couple mutually violent in Colorado Springs

Colorado Avalanche goalie Patrick Roy arrested for domestic violence

Fight ends in stabbing of husband, wife is arrested

Violent Colorado Women — 2001, A New Millennium

Colorado Springs woman wounds female roommate with handgun

Valentine's Day: How not to celebrate it

Woman busts boyfriend's lip in Vail hotel, both are busted for drug possession

Australian women brawl over man in Vail

No man is safe — DV alleged and restraining order issued against Speaker of the Colorado House

Golden City Council member resigns

District Attorney charges man in jail with restraining order violation

First charge husband with DV then start throwing the kids out the window

Democratic candidate for state legislature jailed after attacking husband

Violent Colorado Women — 2002

Family dispute leads to beating of man

Eagle woman admits she lied in filing DV charges in order to get kids in divorce

Woman knifes man in Colorado Springs apartment

Two Colorado Springs women arrested after shooting man in child custody dispute

Woman orders Colorado Springs man beaten nearly to death

Angry at her ex-husband Forest Service employee sets fire to 138,000 acres and burns 133 homes

Greeley man stabbed five times by female roommate

Mutual combat leaves man shot in leg and woman with a broken arm

Violent Colorado Women — 2003

Bipolar mother drives over cliff with four children after having husband arrested for domestic violence

Girlfriend accused in break-in, attack with bat

Domestic violence activist arrested

Cop kills woman after responding to domestic disturbance

How the shooting unfolded

Breakup leads to pushing and shoving, El Paso County deputy sheriff and mistress both arrested

Former deputy sent back to jail

Boulder man's life destroyed by violent woman

Harvard femme comes to Denver

State prison guard sentenced for attempting to have her husband killed

Tyranny at Christmas

Violent Colorado Women — 2004

Mom accused of concocting DV and abduction tale

Female doctor attacks male au pair with knife

Another dead soldier

Woman arrested after stabbing her boyfriend in Brighton

Glenwood Springs woman held in slaying plot

Pitkin County woman convicted of soliciting hit man to kill former husband

Woman takes boyfriend to hospital after stabbing him in Colorado Springs

Attack on husband linked to malaria drug Lariam

Wounded man dropped off at Colorado Springs hospital by girlfriend

Woman sentenced for role in death of her boyfriend in Colorado Springs

Was Russell Thompson wrongly jailed again as payback by girlfriend and Eagle County D. A.?

Falsely accused dad still mending his life after 15 years of hell

Avon school principal's husband arrested for throwing crayons

Judge orders mediation in restraining order against state representative

Violent Colorado Women — 2005

Pueblo woman arrested after Interstate 25 chase

Violence — and solutions — not simple in Denver

Security woman runs over rival and leaves her for dead

Denver woman assaults boyfriend with shoe

Denver Nuggets' top draftee Julius Hodge accused of assault by woman on probation for domestic violence

Prior criminal history

Suspect in stabbing caught aboard train in downtown Denver

Violent Colorado Women — 2006

Woman ruled unfit for trial in veterinarian's stalking

Car ramming leads to felony charges against Grand Junction woman

Assault case against former Calhan cop dropped

Couple's fight in Aspen cancels wedding

Top cop's wife pleads guilty to kicking officer in bar scuffle in Cañon City

Domestic violence charges dropped but still cost man his job

Secret Service agent charged ten months later after mutual combat with wife

Secret Service agent acquitted of assault

Wife now faces charges of stalking and harassment

Violent Colorado Women — 2007

Loveland story isn't

Love and marriage in the new millennium

Enter the DV and divorce industry

Finding the right lawyer

She files for divorce

The ongoing vendetta

Colorado Springs woman arrested after stabbing man

Lakewood mother accused of setting fire to home while husband and children asleep inside

Arson suspect may have fled state

Details emerge at Mrs. Jewett's trial

Golden woman arrested after stabbing husband

City council woman arraigned on assault charges after striking man at an Aurora school

Wife becomes enraged after opening letter from IRS and shoots husband in Coal Creek Canyon near Golden

Accuser's history has defense claiming bias in Georgetown

Domestic violence case against Denver Bronco dropped

Denver cop's firing over unfounded abuse claim reversed

Past abuse allegations — but none proven

Differing accounts

Fort Collins woman arrested for domestic violence after drinking

Boulder County woman arrested after shooting her husband

Camper stabbed by girlfriend in Summit County

Woman stabs man in Loveland, drives him to hospital, then robs him

Colorado Springs man stabbed twice, he is arrested for domestic violence

Violent Colorado Women — 2008

Colorado Springs woman stabs boyfriend in neck

Woman repeatedly stabs man while living with him in Denver and Loveland

Golden woman runs down boyfriend and his dog

Rebecca McKenzie gets 14 years for running down boyfriend and his dog

Colorado Springs real estate agent arrested in $17,000 vandalism

Racist rumors falsely target local teenager and his family

Realtor wrath

Haddad gets probation in plea bargain

Colorado Springs police arrest woman after she stabs boyfriend in argument over cigarettes

Aurora cop shoots armed woman after she violates restraining order

Jefferson County sheriff deputy poisoned with fox glove by his wife

Denver wife accused of telling airline her husband had bomb

Colorado Springs woman kicks cop who tried to stop fight with her boyfriend

Woman shoots her husband in Arapahoe County claiming he begged her to do it

Woman held under suspicion of trying to hire hit man in Greeley

Fountain woman first has husband arrested for domestic violence then sues sheriff when he dies of a heart attack in jail

Chronology of events from sheriff's reports

After having him arrested Howard's wife files suit against the sheriff

Man answers woman's ad on Craigslist, is beaten, kidnapped, and left for dead in a snowdrift

Violent Colorado Women — 2009

Veteran sues University of Northern Colorado coed after false rape accusation

Gilpin County prosecutor's ex-wife accused of murder-for-hire plot while working as prostitute and diamond smuggler

Evidence exonerates 9th judicial district prosecutor

Elinor Dvir acquitted by Jefferson County jury

Colorado Springs woman sought on suspicion of shooting man in face with shotgun

University of Colorado coed tapes boyfriend's puppy to refrigerator

Abby Toll found with heroin while being booked

Guilty verdict

You're male, you're also guilty

On way to DV shelter wife swerves across three lanes and on to sidewalk to run over husband in Montrose

Colorado Springs woman goes berserk in jealous rage and rams couple on motorcycle

Three-way sex precedes woman stabbing her two paramours in Niwot

Complain about a female public official in Denver and get slapped with a restraining order

Cops search for Colorado Springs woman after she stabs ex-boyfriend

Aurora woman accused in sex assault on teen

Wife's boyfriend stabs husband outside Arapahoe County District Courthouse

Colorado Springs woman torches husband's clothes

Violent Colorado Women — 2010

Peyton place, infidelity, abuse, forgery, bigamy

Colorado Springs woman carjacks ex-boyfriend's car

Security man robbed after inviting chat room friend to home

Female soldier punches boyfriend and kicks cop in Colorado Springs

Soldier-mother kidnaps child in Colorado Springs while father is in hospital

Four Greeley women kidnap man, threaten him with AK-47

Colorado Springs woman falsely reports husband beat her, then slaps policeman

Colorado Springs woman shoots her way into ex-husband's apartment and is killed in self defense

Colorado Springs woman nearly shot by police after found sitting on boyfriend with a knife at his throat

Colorado Springs woman stabs husband in the back

Violent Colorado Women — 2011

Colorado Springs woman cuts man with steak knife

Colorado Springs woman arrested after shooting her common-law husband

Colorado Springs police officer arrested for repeatedly filing false accusations against former boyfriend

Falsely accused Manitou Springs police officer sues Colorado Springs

Relentless stalking, persecution, and jail was a time of terror for former Manitou Springs cop

Ms. Huffman now claims prosecutors siding with her "abuser"

Judge DuBois rejects Ms. Huffman's plea for the favor of a special prosecutor

Jarrott Martinez awarded $480,000 in settlement of his claims against Colorado Springs police

Boulder blonde smacks her boyfriend and then kills cat with heroin smoke

Blonde Colorado Springs police dispatcher in hot pursuit "commandeers" hot dog cart

Woman stabs man aboard Denver RTD bus

Bad break-up was motive in burglary and assault in Colorado Springs

Woman charged with assault in Denver after grabbing man's testicles and kicking him in the groin

El Paso County Sheriff Deputy arrested after domestic violence dispute with her boyfriend

Charges against sheriff's deputy Amanda Washburn dismissed

Denver police arrest woman accused of groping and biting man and store clerk in Barn Store

Colorado Springs police arrest male in domestic dispute, of course, but it was a mistake

Kersey woman attempts vigilante justice and shoots wildly at men and children

Violent Colorado Women — 2012

Denver real estate agent has history of accusing ex-boyfriends of assault

Fort Collins woman stabs blind boyfriend

El Paso County woman shoots boyfriend in stomach with rifle

Colorado Springs woman arrested for attempted murder of her girlfriend

Stabbing investigation leads to woman's arrest in Colorado Springs

Denver woman charged in armed kidnapping attempt

Grand Junction woman tries to poison her husband with methamphetamine in his whiskey

Wife's jealousy leads to high-speed accident in Basalt by illegal alien

Colorado Springs woman stabs husband during argument

Two women arrested after conspiring to kill man at the Atwood Sinclair gas station in northeastern Colorado

Sixty-six-year-old Colorado Springs woman arrested after stabbing her husband

Firefighters battle blaze in Colorado Springs after wife gets mad and sets her house on fire

Nederland woman attacks boyfriend with flashlight and faces attempted-murder charge

Boulder district attorney dismisses attempted-murder case against Joy Carol Sorenson

Fremont County woman arrested after stabbing husband

Violent Colorado Women — 2013

Dr. Janice Husted, Colorado Springs psychologist, charged with sex assault on military client

Colorado Springs woman stabs man then assaults police officers

Boulder High School Principal Kevin Braney convicted in domestic violence case

Boulder High Principal Kevin Braney to return to work after pleading guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence

Colorado Springs woman arrested after stabbing husband

Woman stabs man at Motel 6 in Wheat Ridge then steals his Jeep

Longmont woman assaults boyfriend for singing "Thrift Shop" over and over

Colorado Springs woman arrested after stabbing husband with scissors

Eagle County woman beats beau nearly to death with table leg

Douglas County undersheriff Tony Spurlock cleared in possible domestic incident

Colorado Springs woman stabs man during domestic dispute

Semyon Varlamov, Avalanche goalie, arrested on domestic violence charges that prove to be false

The story grows

Charges are reduced

Case dismissed

Colorado Springs woman runs down her boyfriend and then drives away

Security-Widefield woman arrested after shooting at her brother-in-law

Violent Colorado Women — 2014

Woman arrested after stabbing man in southwest Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs woman arrested after assaulting police officer at TESSA

Domestic Violence Against Men Outside Of Colorado


 

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Women Who Have Killed Their Partners In Colorado

Introduction To Women Who Kill In Colorado by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Early Tales Of Lethal Domestic Violence By Females In Colorado

Lovely Ms. Nottingham kills fiancée, serves 24 hours in county jail

An early example of the "battered woman" defense

Pick your poison

Hahn's modus operandi

Headed west

The end of the line

Colorado's Triangle Murder

Murder will out, though thirty-two years may go by

Wrongful death suit filed

Singer Claudine Longet shoots skier-boyfriend Spider Sabich in Aspen

Woman hires two men to kill her policeman husband in Avondale

Early release

The reaction of Dennis Yaklich's daughter

The two brothers

Arrest takes frost off cold case, but age bars pursuit of murderess

Female Domestic Violence Killings In Colorado — 1990-1995

Year 1990

Colorado Springs mother of three murdered in cold blood by husband's girlfriend

Commutation of Mrs. Reali's sentence draws controversy

Jennifer Reali among the most notorious killers in El Paso County

Ritter wrong on Reali by Vincent Carroll

RTD bus driver kills her husband with boyfriend's pistol, claims she suffered from "battered woman syndrome"

Year 1991

Longmont woman batters current husband then admits she killed former one

Woman pleads insanity in spouse's slaying in Colorado Springs

Year 1992

New Years day stabbing of paraplegic husband

Colorado Springs man killed by girlfriend during argument

Year 1993

Colorado Springs man shot to death by his wife during domestic disturbance

Woman cannibal? Or just another act of domestic violence?

Court frees woman who cooked her boyfriend

Year 1995

"Black widow" kills husband, boyfriend, tries to have another husband killed

Woman shoots husband on hunting trip, she is arrested four years later

Murder and the pond

Ex-wife describes new wife's behavior as that of a black widow spider

A perfect crime

Birth of a black widow

Female Domestic Violence Killings In Colorado — 1996-2000

Year 1996

Woman lulls husband to sleep with sex, shoots him, then goes dancing

Golden woman kills boyfriend by running over him

Woman shoots husband in the back with shotgun

Wife drugs husband then beats him to death with an axe

Aspen woman arrested for 1996 killing of ex-husband

Year 1997

Colorado Springs man shot to death by former roommate

Colorado Springs man killed by wife's boyfriend

Estranged wife shoots husband during domestic disturbance in Colorado Springs

University of Colorado professor killed by wife while Boulder policewoman looks on

Year 1998

Rio Blanco woman kills her husband and granddaughter

Murder-suicide in upscale home

Woman claims self defense when attacked by boyfriend's ex-wife in Thornton

Johnstown woman gets pistol, shoots boyfriend, then herself

Wife kills two ministers, husband arrested

Mother charged with drowning her son to keep a boyfriend in Denver

Daughter kills her father with handgun following argument

Year 1999

Woman has sex with boyfriend then has her brother beat him to death

Jesus told her to do it

Colorado Springs man killed in motel room by female acquaintance

Wife shoots husband multiple times, no arrest made

Woman stabs live-in boyfriend, claims self defense

Police give gun back to woman, she uses it to kill daughter and self

Army sergeant convicted of premeditated murder after stabbing husband 40 times at Fort Carson

Year 2000

Woman stabs man she is staying with in Aurora hotel

Wife in southwest Denver shoots husband then kills herself

Female Domestic Violence Killings In Colorado — 2001-2005

Year 2001

Mutual abuse and alcohol lead to Aurora woman killing boyfriend

Woman convicted in Jefferson County on first-degree murder charges in death of man

Murder-attempted suicide in Rollinsville

Year 2002

Denver woman stabs her brother and sister, brother is left dead

Boulder woman stabs her live-in boyfriend to death

Man shot to death in murder-suicide

Ranch owner shoots her ex-boyfriend

She was out of estrogen and she had a gun

Murder trial: odd tale of love, money

Jury decides fur shop owner killed ex-boyfriend in self-defense

Man stabbed to death in Denver after fight with a woman in apartment

Woman shoots boyfriend and covers corpse with blanket in Denver

Colorado Springs woman shoots boyfriend on Christmas Eve

Year 2003

Douglas County man stabbed to death, wife arrested

Wife shoots her husband then kills herself

Justyn Rosen knew woman was a threat before she killed him

Restraining order sought by Mr. Rosen before slaying

Kidnapped and slain

Long record of marriage, divorce, theft, and violence

Minimal relationship with her father

Wife arrested in husband's slaying: Insurance would benefit wife

Year 2004

Woman held in shooting in Englewood

Cupid's arrow outlasts bullets

An amazing day

Madness and murder didn't kill Peter Spitz's love for the wife who blinded him

Wife released from mental hospital, ex-husband now fears for his life

Former Marine Peter Spitz gains custody of son seven years after ex-wife shot him

Denver woman arrested after husband stabbed to death

What happened to Gene Fish?

Rocky marriage

Changing stories

No warrant?

Getting detailed

Records unsealed but case still murky

Lone Tree wife arrested after shooting husband

Witness accounts vary as woman stabs man to death at Denver Civic Center

Pueblo woman arrested after boyfriend stabbed to death

Arapahoe County woman held in boyfriend's shooting death

Shooting suspect claims self-defense

Denver police officer's father killed by girlfriend

Year 2005

Woman stabs man to death in Aurora residence

Teenager murders her boyfriend in Lakewood

Sister runs over her brother after family fight in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs police seek girlfriend in man's shooting death

Marjorie Morrison gets seven years for having boyfriend murdered

Public help sought in fatal August stabbing of Denver man

Woman arrested for domestic violence after killing man in Commerce City

Woman arrested for stabbing man to death in Wattenburg

Two women involved in murder of man in Commerce City

Female Domestic Violence Killings In Colorado — 2006-2010

Year 2006

Wife held after reporting husband stabbed to death in Denver

Man stabbed to death in Denver during argument with his girlfriend

Aurora woman murders husband

Year 2007

Greeley woman executes wife of her ex-lover

Colorado Springs mom with long history of domestic violence kills 19-year-old son

Two women arrested in Colorado Springs motel stabbing

Four southwest Colorado residents sentenced to federal prison for first-degree murder

Woman runs over husband in driveway in Colorado Springs

Man fatally shot at Sloan's Lake in Denver during domestic dispute

Former Las Animas County attorney shot to death by his wife in presence of sheriff's deputy

Colorado Springs woman shoots and kills boyfriend

Year 2008

Supermax prison guard shot by his wife in Cañon City

Denver woman arrested in homicide had stabbed previous husband twice

Thornton woman held in first-degree murder

Whitewater woman arrested after second husband dies from gunshot wound to the head

Alan Helmick is Miriam's second husband to die of a gunshot wound to the head

Court file in Alan Helmick's death details murder schemes

Salida woman and her boyfriend kidnap and kill her husband

Three sentenced for roles in James Durgan murder

Security woman shoots and kills sister's boyfriend

Year 2009

Denver woman kills her boyfriend because he didn't take her to the laundromat

Woman kills her father and stepmother, brother gathers evidence

Greeley man killed for his life insurance, wife arrested

Golden woman faces murder charges in husband's shooting death

Denver woman blows off boyfriend's head with a shotgun

Man shot dead in Aurora

Boulder woman jailed after fatally stabbing husband during fight

Three held in Pueblo love-triangle murder

Colorado Springs woman brutally beats her elderly husband and then returns after police leave and stabs him to death

Woman arrested after she recycles man in Denver trash bin

Christmas murder in Aurora family stemmed from disputed estate

Cristina Wanda Sears found guilty of killing stepmother, attempted murder of stepsister

Year 2010

Grand Junction man killed by girlfriend after she accuses him of flirting

Fatal attack in Colorado Springs

Broomfield woman charged in July Fourth death

Female Domestic Violence Killings In Colorado — 2011-Present

Year 2011

Iraq war veteran killed by estranged wife in murder-suicide in westside Colorado Springs

Castle Rock mother files protection order against husband then kills their kids

Fort Collins woman arrested for first-degree murder after ex-husband found stabbed to death

Montrose man dies after girlfriend slashes his throat with beer bottle in Fort Collins

What happened next

Two arrested in Calhan after apparent love triangle murder

Traci Lynn Adams guilty of murder in love-triangle killing

Golden woman shoots her husband then calls the cops

Year 2012

Fort Collins woman arrested after slitting her fiance's throat

Aurora police arrest woman after she stabs boyfriend to death

Year 2013

Colorado Springs woman arrested for murder after her husband and mother's bodies found in mobile home

Colorado Springs woman throws baby to police and runs after committing murder

Wife fatally stabs husband then herself in Littleton

Wife, daughter held in February killing of Widefield man

Prosecutors say Security-Widefield man victim of murder plot by family, not strangers

Steamboat Springs woman kills her son in order to harm husband


 

Chapter 14

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Applicable Colorado Laws

Colorado Laws Related To Domestic Violence And Abuse

Tabulation of domestic violence and abuse laws

Penalties associated with crimes

Indeterminate sentencing

Sex offenses

Statute of limitations for prosecuting crimes

Proposed law reforms

Proposed changes to the Colorado Revised Statutes

Domestic Abuse Discrimination — C.R.S. 10-3-1104.8

Current law (November, 2002)

10-3-1104.8 - Domestic abuse discrimination - prohibited.

Injuries To Be Reported — C.R.S. 12-36-135

Current law (November, 2002)

12-36-135 - Injuries to be reported - penalty for failure to report - immunity from liability.

Civil Protection Orders — C.R.S. 13-14

Index

Current law (September 2010)

13-14-101 - Definitions.

13-14-102 - Civil protection orders - legislative declaration.

13-14-103. Emergency protection orders.

13-14-104. Foreign protection orders.

Commentary

Protection orders do not protect

Suggested revisions

Domestic Abuse — C.R.S. 14-4

Index

Current law (September 2010)

14-4-101 - Definitions (Repealed, 2004).

14-4-102 Restraining orders to prevent domestic violence (Repealed, 1999)

14-4-103 - Emergency protection orders (Repealed, 2004)

14-4-104 - Duties of peace officers - enforcement of emergency protection orders (Repealed, 2004).

14-4-105 - Violations of orders.

14-4-106 - Venue (repealed).

14-4-107. Family violence justice fund - creation - grants from fund.

Commentary

Suggested revisions

14-4-105 - Violations of orders.

Uniform Dissolution Of Marriage Act — C.R.S. 14-10

Index

Current law (January, 2003)

14-10-101 - Short title.

14-10-102 - Purposes - rules of construction.

14-10-103 - Definition and interpretation of terms.

14-10-104 - Uniformity of application and construction.

14-10-104.5 - Legislative declaration.

14-10-105 - Application of Colorado rules of civil procedure.

14-10-106 - Dissolution of marriage - legal separation.

14-10-107 - Commencement - pleadings - abolition of existing defenses - automatic, temporary injunction - enforcement.

14-10-107.5 - Entry of appearance to establish support.

14-10-107.7 - Required notice of involvement with department of human services.

14-10-107.8 - Required notice of prior restraining orders to prevent domestic abuse - petitions for dissolution of marriage or legal separation.

14-10-108 - Temporary order or temporary injunction.

14-10-109 - Enforcement of restraining orders.

14-10-110 - Irretrievable breakdown.

14-10-111 - Declaration of invalidity.

14-10-112 - Separation agreement.

14-10-113 - Disposition of property.

14-10-114 - Maintenance.

14-10-115 - Child support - guidelines - schedule of basic child support obligations - repeal.

14-10-116 - Appointments in domestic relations cases - representation of child - special advocates.

14-10-117 - Payment of maintenance or child support.

14-10-118 - Enforcement of orders.

14-10-119 - Attorney's fees.

14-10-120 - Decree.

14-10-120.3 - Dissolution of marriage upon affidavit - requirements.

14-10-120.5 - Petition for dissolution of marriage - fee - assessment - displaced homemakers fund.

14-10-121 - Independence of provisions of decree or temporary order.

14-10-122 - Modification and termination of provisions for maintenance, support, and property disposition - automatic lien.

14-10-123 - Commencement of proceedings concerning allocation of parental responsibilities - jurisdiction.

14-10-123.3 - Requests for parental responsibility for a child by grandparents.

14-10-123.4 - Rights of children in matters relating to parental responsibilities.

14-10-123.5 Joint custody (Repealed 1999)

14-10-123.6 - Required notice of prior restraining orders to prevent domestic abuse - proceedings concerning parental responsibilities relating to a child.

14-10-123.7 - Parental education - legislative declaration.

14-10-123.8 - Access to records.

14-10-124 - Best interests of child.

14-10-125 - Temporary orders.

14-10-126 - Interviews.

14-10-127 - Evaluation and reports.

14-10-128 - Hearings.

14-10-128.5 - Appointment of arbitrator - de novo review of award.

14-10-129 - Modification of parenting time.

14-10-129.5 - Disputes concerning parenting time.

14-10-130 - Judicial supervision.

14-10-131 - Modification of custody or decision-making responsibility.

14-10-131.5 - Joint custody modification - termination (Repealed, 1999)

14-10-131.7 - Designation of custody for the purpose of other state and federal statutes.

14-10-131.8 - Construction of 1999 revisions.

14-10-132 - Affidavit practice.

14-10-133 - Effective date - applicability.

Commentary

Couples with a contractual arrangement under a marriage license

Biological parents of minor children

Suggested revisions

14-10-106 - Dissolution of marriage - legal separation.

14-10-107 - Commencement - pleadings - abolition of existing defenses - automatic, temporary injunction - enforcement.

14-10-107.5 - Entry of appearance to establish support.

14-10-107.8 - Required notice of prior restraining orders to prevent domestic abuse - petitions for dissolution of marriage or legal separation.

14-10-108 - Temporary order or temporary injunction.

14-10-109 - Enforcement of restraining orders.

14-10-112 - Separation agreement.

14-10-114 - Maintenance.

14-10-116 - Appointments in domestic relations cases - representation of child - special advocates.

14-10-119 - Attorney's fees.

14-10-120 - Decree.

14-10-120.3 - Dissolution of marriage upon affidavit - requirements.

14-10-123 - Commencement of proceedings concerning allocation of parental responsibilities - jurisdiction.

14-10-124 - Best interests of child.

14-10-125 - Temporary orders.

14-10-126 - Interviews.

14-10-127 - Evaluation and reports.

14-10-129.5 - Disputes concerning parenting time.

14-10-130 - Judicial supervision.

14-10-131 - Modification of custody or decision-making responsibility.

Authority Of Peace Officer To Make An Arrest — C.R.S. 16-3

Current law (November, 2002)

16-3-101 - Arrest - when and how made.

16-3-102 - Arrest by peace officer.

16-3-103 - Stopping of suspect.

16-3-104 - Arrest by peace officer from another jurisdiction.

16-3-105 - Release by arresting authority.

16-3-106 - Peace officer may pursue offender.

16-3-107 - Custodial care of prisoner in transit.

16-3-107.5 - Transportation of prisoners.

16-3-108 - Issuance of arrest warrant without information or complaint.

16-3-109 - Peace officer, level I - authority to make arrest while off duty.

16-3-110 - Peace officers - duties.

Suggested revisions

16-3-102 Arrest by peace officer

Release On Bail — C.R.S. 16-4

Index

Current law (November, 2002)

16-4-101 - Bailable offenses.

16-4-102 - Right to bail - before conviction.

16-4-103 - Fixing of bail and conditions of bail bond.

16-4-104 - Bail bond - alternatives.

16-4-105 - Selection by judge of the amount of bail and type of bond - criteria.

16-4-106 - When original bond continued.

16-4-107 - Reduction or increase of bail - change in type of bond.

16-4-108 - Exoneration from bond liability.

16-4-109 - Disposition of security deposits upon forfeiture or termination of bond.

16-4-110 - Enforcement when forfeiture not set aside.

16-4-111 - Type of bond in certain misdemeanor cases.

16-4-201 - Bail after conviction.

16-4-201.5 - Right to bail after a conviction - exceptions.

16-4-202 - Appeal bond hearing - factors to be considered.

16-4-203 - Appeal bond hearing - order.

16-4-204 - Appellate review of terms and conditions of bail or appeal bond.

16-4-205 - When appellate court may fix appeal bond.

Court's Duty To Inform And Plea Bargains — C.R.S. 16-7-207

Current law (December 2004)

16-7-207. Court's duty to inform on first appearance in court and on pleas of guilty.

Colorado Court Rules

Rule 11. Pleas

Home Detention Programs — C.R.S. 17-27.8

Current law (November, 2002)

17-27.8-101 - Definitions.

17-27.8-102 - Authority of sentencing courts to utilize home detention programs (repealed).

17-27.8-103. Home detention program - contracted by department of public safety.

17-27.8-104 - Home detention program - operated by the judicial department.

17-27.8-105 - Home detention program - operated by the department of corrections for offenders who are paroled.

17-27.8-106 - Escape from custody.

Alternative Sentencing In Criminal Cases —C.R.S. 18-1.3-101 et seq.

Current law (August 2013)

18-1.3-101. Pretrial diversion.

.18-1.3-102. Deferred sentencing of defendant.

18-1.3-103. Deferred sentencing - drug offenders - legislative declaration - demonstration program - repeal. (Repealed)

18-1.3-104. Alternatives in imposition of sentence.

18-1.3-105. Authority of sentencing courts to utilize home detention programs.

18-1.3-106. County jail sentencing alternatives - work, educational, and medical release - home detention - day reporting.

Assaults — C.R.S. 18-3-201 et seq.

Current law (May 2008)

18-3-201. Definitions.

18-3-202. Assault in the first degree.

18-3-203. Assault in the second degree.

18-3-204. Assault in the third degree.

18-3-205. Vehicular assault.

18-3-206. Menacing.

18-3-207. Criminal extortion - aggravated extortion.

18-3-208. Reckless endangerment.

18-3-209. Assault on the elderly or persons with disabilities - legislative declaration. (Repealed)

Criminal Mischief — C.R.S. 18-4-501

18-4-501. Criminal mischief.

Domestic Violence — C.R.S. 18-1-1001 and 18-6

Index

Domestic violence is not a separate crime

Orders and proceedings against defendant — Current law (November 2012)

18-1-1001 - Protection order against defendant.

Adultery — Current law (November, 2005)

18-6-501 -Adultery

Domestic violence — Current law (April 2009)

18-6-800.3 - Definitions.

18-6-801 - Domestic violence - sentencing.

18-6-801.5 - Domestic violence - evidence of similar transactions.

18-6-801.6. Domestic violence - summons and complaint.

18-6-802. Domestic violence - local board - treatment programs - liability immunity - repeal. (Repealed)

18-6-802.5. Domestic violence - local board - treatment programs - liability immunity.

18-6-803. Commission - manual of standards for treatment of domestic violence perpetrators - repeal. (Repealed)

18-6-803.5 - Crime of violation of a protection order - penalty - peace officers' duties.

18-6-803.6 - Duties of peace officers and prosecuting agencies - preservation of evidence.

18-6-803.7 - Central registry of protection orders - creation.

18-6-803.8 - Foreign protection orders. (Repealed)

18-6-803.9 - Assaults and deaths related to domestic violence - report.

18-6-804. Repeal of part. (Repealed)

18-6-805. Repeal of sections - repeal. (Repealed)

Commentary

Suggested revisions

18-1-1001 - Protection order against defendant.

18-6-800.3 - Definitions.

18-6-801 - Domestic violence - sentencing.

18-6-801.5 - Domestic violence - evidence of similar transactions.

18-6-803.5 - Crime of violation of a restraining order - penalty - peace officers' duties.

18-6-803.6. Duties of peace officers and prosecuting agencies - preservation of evidence.

18-6-803.9 - Assaults and deaths related to domestic violence - report.

Perjury And Related Offenses — C.R.S. 18-8-501 et seq.

Index

Current law (September, 2008)

18-8-501 - Definitions.

18-8-502 - Perjury in the first degree.

18-8-503 - Perjury in the second degree.

18-8-503.5 - Perjury on a motor vehicle registration application. (Repealed)

18-8-504 - False swearing.

18-8-505 - Perjury or false swearing - inconsistent statements.

18-8-506 - Perjury and false swearing - proof.

18-8-507 - Perjury and false swearing - previous criminal action.

18-8-508 - Perjury - retraction.

18-8-509 - Perjury and false swearing - irregularities no defense.

18-8-703 - Bribing a witness or victim.

18-8-707 - Tampering with a witness or victim.

Commentary

Federal definitions

Suggested revisions

18-8-502 - Perjury in the first degree.

18-8-503 - Perjury in the second degree.

18-8-504 - False swearing.

18-8-510 - Subornation of perjury

13-90-107. Who may not testify without consent.

Offenses Against Public Peace, Order, And Decency — C.R.S. 18-9-111 and 18-9-301 et seq.

Index

Public peace and order (January, 2004

18-9-111 - Harassment - stalking.

Offenses involving communications

18-9-301. Definitions.

18-9-302. Wiretapping and eavesdropping devices prohibited - penalty.

18-9-303. Wiretapping prohibited - penalty.

18-9-304. Eavesdropping prohibited - penalty.

18-9-305. Exceptions.

18-9-306. Abuse of telephone and telegraph service.

18-9-306.5. Obstruction of telephone or telegraph service.

Uniform Parentage Act — C.R.S. 19-4-101 et seq.

Index

Current law (November, 2002)

19-4-101 - Short title.

19-4-102 - Parent and child relationship defined.

19-4-103 - Relationship not dependent on marriage.

19-4-104 - How parent and child relationship established.

19-4-105 - Presumption of paternity.

19-4-105.5 - Commencement of proceedings - summons.

19-4-106 - Artificial insemination.

19-4-107 - Determination of father and child relationship - who may bring action - when action may be brought.

19-4-107.5 - Required notice of prior restraining orders to prevent domestic abuse - determination of parent and child relationship.

19-4-108 - Statute of limitations.

19-4-109 - Jurisdiction - venue.

19-4-110 - Parties.

19-4-111 - Pretrial proceedings.

19-4-112 - Genetic or other tests.

19-4-113 - Evidence relating to paternity.

Open Meetings Law — C.R.S. 24-6-401 and 24-6-402

Index

Current law (March 2009)

24-6-401. Declaration of policy.

24-6-402. Meetings — open to public — definitions.

Criminal Justice Records — C.R.S. 24-72-301 et seq.

Index

24-72-301. Legislative declaration.

24-72-302. Definitions.

24-72-303. Records of official actions required - open to inspection.

24-72-304. Inspection of criminal justice records.

24-72-305. Allowance or denial of inspection — grounds — procedure — appeal.

24-72-305.3. Private access to criminal history records of volunteers and employees of charitable organizations.

24-72-305.4. Governmental access to criminal history records of applicants in regulated professions or occupations.

24-72-305.5. Access to records - denial by custodian - use of records to obtain information for solicitation.

24-72-305.6. County clerk and recorder access to criminal history records of election judges and employees.

24-72-306. Copies, printouts, or photographs of criminal justice records - fees authorized.

24-72-307. Challenge to accuracy and completeness — appeals.

24-72-308. Sealing of arrest and criminal records other than convictions.

24-72-308.5. Sealing of criminal conviction records information for offenses involving controlled substances.

24-72-309. Violation — penalty.

At Risk Adults — C.R.S. 26-3.1-101 et seq.

Index

Current law (November, 2002)

26-3.1-101 - Definitions.

26-3.1-102 - Reporting requirements.

26-3.1-103 - Investigations.

26-3.1-104 - Provision of protective services for at-risk adults - consent - nonconsent - least restrictive intervention.

26-3.1-105 - Rules and regulations.

26-3.1-106 - Limitation.

Proposed Constitutional Amendments by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Legislative and regulatory accountability

A Twenty-Eighth Amendment to the Federal Constitution


 

Chapter 15

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Social Goals

Individual Actions A Man Can Take by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Talk to other men about domestic violence

Support organizations who uphold families and civil liberties

Vote and speak out for men's rights

The most critical issue is the loss of our civil rights

How Did We Get Here And Where Are We Going? by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

How did we get here?

The current situation

Biology and the reduction of violence

Mating display

Female fertility and sexual activity

Territorial imperative

Survival of our species

Marriage And The State by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Marriage and the interests of men

Marriage and the interests of women

Marriage and religion

Marriage and the interests of children

Marriage as it exists now

Marriage in the future

Words, Not War by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Fix The Problem, Not The Blame by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Define who domestic violence and abuse really affects

Address the underlying problems

Provide medical treatment for health problems

Drug and alcohol abuse

Chemical and hormonal imbalances

Psychiatric problems

Provoking a dangerous animal

Enlist the couple's religious leaders

Equal rights

When there is danger remove the woman to a place of safety

Soliloquy: The sinking of H.M.S. Birkenhead on February 26, 1852

Women and safety

Minimize abuse of the law

Distinguish between non-violent and violence-prone women

Summary

Rethinking Radical Feminism by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Evolving evil from good — a brief history

Domestic violence and no-fault divorce — a marriage made in hell

Violence against women and woe unto men

A breakthrough plan for ending the cycle of abuse, yeah right!

Some harsh criticism

Batterers, victims, and the cycle of violence

Where have all the couples gone?

The missing piece of the equation — single mothers

Ideology versus research

Men don't tell

Well what does cause intimate partner violence?

Why is there so little real violence in DV cases

Child abuse

Jealousy and vengeance

Personality disorders

Health problems and injuries

Age-related mental disorders — 35 and older

Financial troubles

Alcohol and drug abuse

Dealing with the little ones

Restraining (protection?) orders and false allegations

What criminal domestic violence is not associated with

PTSD and TBI are not domestic violence

Post traumatic stress disorder

Why PTSD looks like domestic violence

Traumatic brain injuries

Senility

Conclusions

Causes of domestic violence

Shame and blame are not treatment

Aggressive by nature, violent by training

Contrast with gangbangers

Crybabies —Momma took all his toys

Victimhood versus self defense

What have we learned?

A Tabulation Of Our Goals by Charles E. Corry, Ph.D.

Introduction

Restoration of civil rights

Controlling domestic violence

Simultaneous conditions that must be satisfied

Eigenvectors and eigenvalues

Defining terms

Steps to reducing family violence


 

Chapter 16

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Other Sources For Help

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