Bill to create separate seating in courtrooms for domestic abuse victims heads to House

Quint Forgey | The Advertiser BATON ROUGE — Following the uncontested approval of Senate Bill 320 in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, domestic violence victims are another step closer to having special seating — separate from alleged abusers — in state courtrooms. Authored by Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, the measure provides for designated seating for the …

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