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Coakley seeks review of domestic violence laws

With the alleged murder of Jennifer Martel by Jared Remy raising questions about whether the system failed Martel, Attorney General Martha Coakley called today for a re-examination of the state’s domestic violence laws.

It is time “to determine if there are changes that can better protect victims. I am committed to doing so with the Legislature, district attorneys, victims’ groups, and other stakeholders,” Coakley said.

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