Domestic violence is an awful reality of our time. That's perhaps one reason why victims of such abuse enjoy strong legal protection under Ohio law. But in our system, where the right of the individual to be presumed innocent until proven guilty is enshrined in the Constitution, it is equally true that those charged with domestic violence deserve as robust a legal defense as can be mustered.
Every state approaches the prosecution of domestic violence in different ways. Take for example the case of NFL star Ray Rice. We suspect there are few readers who are unfamiliar with the matter.