Posts Tagged ‘Spousal Assault’

Mel Gibson to enter plea deal on spousal assault allegations

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Oksana Grigorieva said that Mel Gibson assaulted her back in January 2010. Was that allegation true?

It’s just been reported that Gibson has reached a plea agreement, which should ensure that the actor will avoid going to jail.

You might be thinking that the allegation is obviously true. Otherwise, why would Gibson agree to a plea deal. Right?

Maybe. Maybe not.

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How does an ordinarily non-violent person get charged with domestic assault?

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Domestic violence allegations take many forms.

Let’s face it. There are some people who commit spousal assault (or other domestic violence crimes) as a means of controlling the other person.

But there are plenty of other allegations that take place because of unexpectedly heightened emotions.

And, believe it or not, they can happen to anyone. Even people who are not ordinarily violent.

Take the case of Arizona state senator Scott Bungaard.

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