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Re: Is it illegal to lie about domestic abuse?

May 15, 2018 02:58PM
Well, according to the article, she recanted the story a few days after the alleged incident but the DA decided to file charges regardless. So, they either felt that: A) there was enough evidence to convict him without her testimony; and/or, B ) the DA's office felt that they could not decline to file charges considering several other recent hi-profile cases occurring throughout the country. but it's unclear if they entertained the thought of her testifying on his behalf, though.

As for whether or not it is illegal to lie about domestic abuse...filing a false police report is a misdemeanor. But I don't know if the DA would ever consider filing against her. That might be seen as a discouragement to reporting domestic abuse.



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ramBRO338May 15, 2018 12:34PM

  Is it illegal to lie about domestic abuse?

Ram_Ruler79May 15, 2018 02:25PM

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ramBRO86May 15, 2018 02:58PM

  Re: Is it illegal to lie about domestic abuse?

ABQRam43May 16, 2018 03:48AM

  True. But when is the last time you heard of prosecution for false abuse report?

RockRam36May 16, 2018 04:34AM

  California Penal Code 148.5

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bigjimram2163May 15, 2018 09:03PM

  this happens all the time.....

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bigjimram2126May 16, 2018 09:16PM

  I'm not sure

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