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Victim’s lawyer hopeful that federal investigations will force UNC to stop persecuting sexual assault victims

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill faces yet another U.S. Department of Education investigation — this time over allegations that the university retaliated against sophomore Landen Gambill for filing a federal complaint against UNC-Chapel Hill over its handling of sexual assault cases, reports the News & Observer. The new federal inquiry is in response to … Continue reading

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2013 in Review (or my website stats in infograph!)

Another year. Another review. Thanks to WordPress, I’ve received a nifty infograph of how my website performed this year. It’s even generated the summary below, which I’m keeping because I’m a native New Yorker and it’s only appropriate. In short: people enjoy my work, especially from previous years, but the total number of visitors was … Continue reading

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ON THE FRONTLINES: Meet Ruth Schulder—Safe Horizon’s Emergency Hotline Team Member

In October, I was contacted by Stephanie Coggin from Safe Horizon—a New York City-based victim services agency offering shelter, counseling, and legal assistance through 57 program locations–about profiling two emergency hotline team members chosen as heroes for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. These two heroes, Nancy Dorsinsville and Ruth Schulder, have over 50 years of experience collectively in … Continue reading

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ON THE FRONTLINES: Meet Nancy Dorsinsville—Safe Horizon’s Emergency Hotline Team Member

In October, I was contacted by Stephanie Coggin from Safe Horizon—a New York City-based victim services agency offering shelter, counseling, and legal assistance through 57 program locations–about profiling two emergency hotline team members chosen as heroes for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. These two heroes, Nancy Dorsinsville and Ruth Schulder, have over 50 years of experience collectively in … Continue reading