This paper will examine Virginia protective order law before the enactment of House Bill 2063, how Yeardley Love’s death was a catalyst for reform of the law, how the law will change under House Bill 2063, and possible future developments in legislative reform that could further help victims of intimate partner violence.
Amy Weiss, Comment, How House Bill 2063 and the Expansion of Access to Protective Orders Could Have Saved Yeardley Love's Life, 15 Rich. J. L. & Pub. Int. 51 (2011).