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A restraining order or protective order is an order used by a court to protect a person, business, company, establishment, or entity, and the general public, in a situation involving alleged domestic violence, harassment, stalking, or sexual assault. [1]

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ABC News

ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Anti-Injunction Act

The Anti-Injunction Act (ch. 22 of the Acts of the 2nd United States Congress, 2nd Session), is a United States federal statute that prohibits any federal court from issuing an injunction against proceedings in any state court, except within three specifically defined exceptions.

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Anti-social behaviour order

An anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) was a civil order made in the United Kingdom against a person who had been shown, on the balance of evidence, to have engaged in anti-social behaviour.

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Anti-suit injunction

In the area of conflict of laws, anti-suit injunction is an order issued by a court or arbitral tribunal that prevents an opposing party from commencing or continuing a proceeding in another jurisdiction or forum.

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Burden of proof (law)

The burden of proof (onus probandi) is the obligation of a party in a trial to produce the evidence that will prove the claims they have made against the other party.

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Cease and desist

A cease and desist letter is a document sent to an individual or business to stop purportedly illegal activity ("cease") and not to restart it ("desist").

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Civil restraint order

In the law of England and Wales, a civil restraint order (CRO) is a court order intended to prevent vexatious litigation.

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Contempt of court

Contempt of court, often referred to simply as "contempt", is the offense of being disobedient to or discourteous toward a court of law and its officers in the form of behavior that opposes or defies the authority, justice and dignity of the court.

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A court is a tribunal, often as a government institution, with the authority to adjudicate legal disputes between parties and carry out the administration of justice in civil, criminal, and administrative matters in accordance with the rule of law.

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David Letterman

David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer.

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Deportation and removal from the United States

Deportation and removal from the United States occurs when the U.S. government orders a person to leave the country.

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Domestic Abuse Restraining Order

A Domestic Abuse Restraining Order (DARO) is a form of restraining order or order of protection used under the domestic abuse laws of the state of Wisconsin and enforceable nationwide under invocation of the Full Faith and Credit Clause in the Violence Against Women Act.

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Domestic violence

Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.

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Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004

The Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c 28) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Due process

Due process is the legal requirement that the state must respect all legal rights that are owed to a person.

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English law

English law is the common law legal system of England and Wales, comprising mainly criminal law and civil law, each branch having its own courts and procedures.

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Equitable remedy

Equitable remedies are judicial remedies developed by courts of equity from about the time of Henry VII to provide more flexible responses to changing social conditions than was possible in precedent-based common law.

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Extreme Risk Protection Order

An Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO), also known as a red flag law, is a gun violence prevention law that permits police or family members to petition a state court to order the temporary removal of firearms from a person who may present a danger to others or themselves.

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Family Law Act 1996

Family Law Act 1996 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom governing divorce law and marriage.

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Gavin de Becker

Gavin de Becker (born October 26, 1954)Reagan, Ronald (January 19, 1989).

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Harassment covers a wide range of behaviors of an offensive nature.

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An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that compels a party to do or refrain from specific acts.

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Interim order

The term interim order refers to an order issued by a court during the pendency of the litigation.

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Legal aid

Legal aid is the provision of assistance to people otherwise unable to afford legal representation and access to the court system.

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New Mexico

New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Orlando nightclub shooting

On, 2016, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in a terrorist attack inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, United States.

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Peace bond

In Canadian law, a peace bond is an order from a criminal court that requires a person to keep the peace and be on good behaviour for a period of time.

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Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Reasonable doubt

Reasonable doubt is a term used in jurisdiction of common law countries.

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Restraint order

A restraint order is an order which has the effect of freezing the assets and bank accounts of the persons against whom it is directed, in consequence of a belief by the authorities that some crime has been committed from which a person has benefited financially.

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Sexual assault

Sexual assault is an act in which a person coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.

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Stalking is unwanted or repeated surveillance by an individual or group towards another person.

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Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales

Castle Rock v. Gonzales, 545 U.S. 748 (2005), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court ruled, 7–2, that a town and its police department could not be sued under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for failing to enforce a restraining order, which had led to the murder of a woman's three children by her estranged husband.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Vexatious litigation

Vexatious litigation is legal action which is brought, regardless of its merits, solely to harass or subdue an adversary.

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Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Restraining_order

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