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“Rapist by Default”: Is This a Court Ruling That Should Be Possible in the Civilized World?

June 30, 2015


The question in the title of this post isn’t a hypothetical one. People are nominated rapists by default (as well as “domestic abusers,” “stalkers,” or what have you). They’re accused by restraining order petitioners in civil court (sometimes without their knowledge) and don’t or can’t respond. So they’re found guilty…without a trial. Let’s say you live in Rhode […]