Domestic Violence Inquiry To Take On The Family Law System

In the Family Court, alleged perpetrators of domestic violence or sexual assault are allowed to cross examine their alleged victims. The accused can also be cross examined by alleged victims.

It happens all the time.

A federal parliamentary committee is now looking at whether this extremely fraught situation should continue as part of a victim focused look at the workings of the family law system.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/03/22/domestic-violence-inquiry-to-take-on-the-family-law-system_a_21959727/
http://www.smh.com.au/national/hansons-plans-for-the-family-court-please-explain-20160727-gqesgn.html

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