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Three More State Stalking Statutes Withstand Constitutional Challenges: Michigan, California and Illinois  


Author:  Nancy K. D.  Lemon, Esq..; Annie  Perry, Esq..


Source: Volume 02, Number 01, October/November 1996 , pp.3-5(3)




Domestic Violence Report

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Abstract: 

Despite contentions that stalking statutes would never withstand constitutional challenge, most courts are upholding them. In the first issue of DVR it was reported that Florida and Indiana courts had upheld the stalking statutes in those states. Here three more successful statutes are discussed.

Keywords: People v. White, 536 N.W.2d 876 (Mich. Ct. App. 1995); People v. McClelland, 49 Cal. Rptr. 2d 587 (Ct. App. 1996); People v. Heilman (CT); People v. Carron (CA); People v. Bailey (IL); People v. Soto (IL)

Affiliations:  1: Associate Editor of DVR.

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