In the Fishbowl: Domestic Violence and Celebrities

Earlier this year, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson got into the news not with a new book or outstanding achievement, but because her husband viciously choked her in public during an argument. Unforgettably, several years ago, pop star Rihanna became front-page news because of an incident with her boyfriend, Chris Brown. Domestic violence happens in celebrity […]

Perfect Victims, Perfect Narratives

People involved in any sort of service, community, or activism work that involves interaction with the court system are well aware of the need for ‘perfect victims,’ people who can serve as adequate test cases in the legal environment because their narratives are flawless and beyond reproach. An attorney working with victims of domestic violence, […]