Alleged woman-beater Avenatti gets hit with restraining order – report

Still protesting his innocence after he was arrested on felony domestic violence charges last week, lawyer Michael Avenatti is reportedly being served with a restraining order by his alleged victim, whose name is finally public. Estonian-born actress Mareli Miniutti filed for a domestic violence restraining order against the scenery-chewing lawyer in Los Angeles on Monday. […]

Probe finds restraining immigrant teens at U.S. detention facility isn’t abuse

A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens at a Virginia detention centre has confirmed the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads, but concluded their treatment doesn’t amount to abuse or neglect.

Man’s Facebook rant about ex pops up on her feed, court rules it violated restraining order

Unintended communication through social media may amount to a violation of a restraining order and does not get First Amendment protection, Maine’s Supreme Court has ruled, in an appeal case. Richard Heffron III, 39, of Bath, Maine, was convicted last year for violating a protection order arising from abuse. He did so by posting messages […]

US judge declines to grant tribes' request for restraining order to halt construction of Dakota pipe

Published time: 13 Feb, 2017 19:56Edited time: 13 Feb, 2017 20:04 A federal judge in Washington, DC has dismissed a request by a group of Native American tribes seeking to stop construction of the final link of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT – Daily news

Boston judge refuses to extend restraining order that blocked Trump’s immigration ban

REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton BOSTON/SEATTLE (Reuters) – A federal judge in Boston on Friday declined to extend a temporary restraining order that allowed some immigrants into the United States from certain countries despite being barred by U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent executive order. The ruling was a victory for the Trump administration and a setback for state […]