Ah...as quoted from dougie's post...here is what Eugene stated...quote:
9-15-103(3) "Domestic abuse"
[includes] … [p]hysical harm, bodily injury, assault [= purposely created apprehension of imminent physical injury, defined to include impairment of physical condition, infliction of substantial pain, or infliction of bruising, swelling, or a visible mark associated with physical trauma], or the infliction of fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, or assault between family or household members [including people in a dating relationship, as well as persons related by blood within the fourth degree of consanguinity, and persons who presently or in the past have resided or cohabited together] ….
however Arkansas' Family Law statute actually reads a bit differently, quote
Current through all legislation of the 2020 First Extraordinary Session and the 2020 Fiscal Session (through all legislation enacted and approved in 2020)
(3) (A) “Dating relationship” means a romantic or intimate social relationship between two (2) individuals that shall be determined by examining the following factors:
(i) The length of the relationship;
(ii) The type of the relationship; and
(iii) The frequency of interaction between the two (2) individuals involved in the relationship.
(B) “Dating relationship” does not include a casual relationship or ordinary fraternization between two (2) individuals in a business or social context;
unfortunately Eugene's poetic license on his statutory quote of AK 9-15-103 paragraph (4) seems a bit bloated from the actual statutory language, quote:
4) “Domestic abuse” means:
(A) Physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or the infliction of fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, or assault between family or household members; or
(B) Any sexual conduct between family or household members, whether minors or adults, that constitutes a crime under the laws of this state;
Additionally, the infamous Mr Volokh, failed to state in his "I recently came across this, and thought it was worth noting." 'Generally speaking
' lead in nonsense was from.
[sidebar been a really long time since i have seen/read in researched state/federal statutes the term 'generally speaking' as most state/federal legislatures was a smidge of consistent delineation to avoid future judicial conflict !]
yes dougie i do have the audacity to challenge the veracity of your hero's latest extremely misleading work!