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York Co. magistrates’ dismissals of same-sex domestic violence cases worries solicitors

  Magistrates and solicitors in York County are in open conflict about whether state law allows members of same-sex couples to bring criminal domestic violence charges against abusive partners. County magistrates have dismissed at least five cases of domestic violence in the past year, including two in December, finding that state law doesn’t allow for the prosecution ...

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