Bar Bulletin

Bar Bulletin

Pro Bono Spotlight: Increased Need for Security

August 2021 Bar Bulletin

Isolation has been a critical component to keeping our community safe during the COVID pandemic. But, the isolation that was intended to keep everyone safe, has not. Isolation has compromised the safety and well-being of many community members experiencing violence in their own homes. The number of domestic violence incidents has not only increased during the pandemic, but the severity of the violence has also escalated.

The number of domestic violence cases reported in the news over the past several months is numbing. “Newsworthy” cases range from a bartender in Bellevue killed by her estranged husband in early July, to two separate cases of women charged...

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