TOUGHER sentences for stalkers have been rolled out in a drive for harsher punishments to reflect the severity of the crime. The government has increased the maximum sentence for people found guilty of stalking. Is stalking a crime in the UK? Stalking became a crime in the UK in 2012 when the Government changed the law to cover actions including following or spying on someone. Cyberstalking - such as inundating someone with unwanted messages online - is also covered by law. Before the Protections of Freedom Act made it a specific crime, police had to wait until stalkers committed another crime - such as harassment or breaching a restraining order - before they acted. Harassment includes bullying and making violent threats to the victim or their family, whereas stalking covers any kind of unwanted attention - such as sending unsolicited gifts or following someone. When the law was introduced MP Elfyn Llwyd, who chaired the inquiry, said many stalking was widely regarded as a "joke" in … [Read more...] about What is a restraining order, how is stalking defined in the UK and which celebrities have been victims of the crime?
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Updated 12:02 pm PDT, Friday, August 17, 2018 Photo: Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Stan Lee arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Lee’s restraining order against a former business manager has been extended for three years. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge approved the move Friday, aug. 17, 2018, ordering Keya Morgan to stay away from the Marvel Comics mogul and his family. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) less FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Stan Lee arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Lee’s restraining order against a former business manager has been ... more Photo: Jordan Strauss, Jordan … [Read more...] about Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser
Home Daily News Lawyers consider restraining orders to stop… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted June 26, 2018, 7:05 am CDT Lizardflms / Shutterstock.com Some domestic abusers are using smart home devices to intimidate, harass, watch and listen to their victims. Lawyers are grappling with the issue as they seek to cover smart home technology in restraining orders, the New York Times reports. Its story is based on more than 30 interviews with victims, their lawyers, shelter workers and emergency responders. The abusers use smartphone apps to control home doors, speakers, thermostats, lights and cameras, according to the article. One woman who runs a shelter said she is hearing reports of abusers turning up the thermostat to 100 degrees or blaring music through smart speakers. The abusers gain control by overseeing installation of the technology and keeping the passwords secret. Judges should be asked to include all smart home devices, even if they are unknown to … [Read more...] about Lawyers consider restraining orders to stop abusers from using smart home devices to harass
By Fielding Buck | [email protected] and Richard K. De Atley | The Press-EnterprisePUBLISHED: March 26, 2018 at 2:52 pm | UPDATED: March 27, 2018 at 12:41 am In-N-Out Burger wants a restraining order against an online prankster who walked into two of its restaurants in the San Fernando Valley posing as the company’s CEO, loudly argued with employees and in one instance took a hamburger from a customer, threw it to the ground and stepped on it, claiming it was “garbage.” The Irvine-based chain’s lawsuit seeking the order was filed Friday, March 23, in Los Angeles Superior Court against Cody Roeder, who posts videos on YouTube as Trollmunchies. Similar prank disruptions featuring Roeder have been recorded at Taco Bell and the Ralphs supermarket chain. Taco Bell and Ralphs declined to comment on the matter. Arnie Wensinger, an attorney and executive vice president at In-N-Out Burger, issued a statement that reads in part: “We have recently seen an increase of … [Read more...] about In-N-Out Burger seeks restraining order over YouTube prank
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan GrishamWASHINGTON – Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham – a Democratic candidate for governor – has obtained a restraining order against a transgender former intern who protested the congresswoman’s speech at the Democratic pre-primary convention in Albuquerque earlier this month.The 2nd Judicial District Court in Bernalillo County granted Lujan Grisham’s request for a restraining order against Riley Del Rey, a former Capitol Hill intern, on Friday after Lujan Grisham claimed she was “fearful” of her.Lujan Grisham said in court documents that she “believes Ms. Del Rey intends to cause her serious harm or her behavior will harm other people in public settings.”ADVERTISEMENTIn a Journal interview Tuesday, Del Rey denied any … [Read more...] about Lujan Grisham gets restraining order against ex-intern