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STINKIEST: Most Restraining Orders Are Sought Impulsively, if Not Maliciously

March 29, 2015

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“The first question for a legislature is whether to enact a civil harassment law at all. One thing is certain: If a civil harassment statute is enacted, it will be used—a lot. In 2003, Oklahoma reimposed a relationship requirement on its civil harassment statute because metropolitan counties were ‘being overrun with requests for protective orders.’” […]