12th Annual Shining the Light on Domestic Violence
Hosted by Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic
On October 24, 2013, Northern Illinois University College of Law’s Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic hosted the 12th Annual Shining the Light on Domestic Violence event in Rockford. Associate Judge Joseph Bruce, who presides over intimate partner domestic violence orders of protection and related family law cases in the 17th Judicial Circuit’s Domestic Violence Coordinated Court Division, presented an award to Winnebago County Sheriff Meyers. The 17th Judicial Circuit’s Family Violence Coordinating Council recognized Sheriff Meyers for his ongoing commitment to reduce domestic violence and hold perpetrators of domestic violence accountable for their behavior in Winnebago County, Illinois.