Chris Brown in Court Today, Does Reunion Mean Case Closed?

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Chris Brown, Court Date

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Chris Brown is set to appear in court today in Los Angeles. Celebrity blog Pop Crunch reports that Rihanna will not press charges against her boyfriend and has refused to help police investigate claims.

Will Chris Brown will be charged with a crime? Will his reunion with Rihanna have an impact on the charges against him?

The victim's cooperation isn't necessary to press charges in cases of domestic violence. But lack of help from the victim can't be a good thing for the prosecution.

I know there is debate about the Rihanna-Chris Brown situation. But experts on the subject of domestic violence are not hopeful about the reunion.

MTV's website has an interview with Sheryl Cates, CEO of the National Domestic Violence Hotline that is worth reading. According to Sheryl Cates:

There is an 80 percent or higher risk that another abusive incident could happen in the future once an alleged confrontation of this magnitude has transpired.

That is a pretty sobering statistic.

Do you think Chris Brown is going to get off? Do you think he will be charged? I am concerned he is going to get off with a slap on the wrist. What do you think?

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