Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Legal Eagles: Creating Safeguards for Protection By Russ A. Brinson and Amanda M. Cubit Employers are often quick to discourage office romances. One reason could be an attempt to avoid the precarious position of the employer and employees if the couple brings their...read more

Why I Didn’t Report

For many, October is the best month of year. It’s finally fall, the holidays are right around the corner, and children wait impatiently all month for the one night a year when they can dress up like their favorite superhero, princess or cartoon character, and race...read more
Domestic Violence: I made it Out, Now What?

Domestic Violence: I made it Out, Now What?

In hindsight, survivors of domestic violence might express that the hardest part of deciding to leave a violent intimate relationship was not the act of making the decision itself – it was figuring out what the next steps would be if they were successful in leaving.

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Domestic Violence: The Protective Order

Domestic Violence: The Protective Order

Domestic Violence is the habitual assertion of control over an intimate partner or household member. The assertion of control uses a variety of tactics which include intimidation, threats, undermining one’s self-worth and capabilities, sexual violence, and physical...read more
Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating Violence

High school – the time of your life. After all, what is there to worry about in high school? The Friday night football game? Your SAT score? A pending application to your dream college? In recent years, domestic violence has become a more popular topic of discussion...read more