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No Claim Against Counselor for Batterers (access required)

A defendant charged with assault and battery of his stepdaughter and ordered to participate in a Batterers Intervention Program has not stated Eighth Amendment or Equal Protection claims against the counselor in private practice who offers counseling in the program to fulfill the court order; the Harrisonburg U.S. District Court says the counselor was not ...