Category Archives: IPV

DV Prosecutors on Trial – Again

Prosecuting crimes is hard. Prosecuting crimes committed between dating or married people is really hard. Reading posts by non-professionals that blithely second guess those prosecutions, or the motives of the victims of the alleged crimes, is the hardest part of … Continue reading

Posted in IPV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Avoiding Shame Does Not Mean Avoiding Blame

A new article talks about the complex distinctions between shame and guilt for criminal offenders, and that guilt is more closely associated with reduced recidivism than shame. The coverage about the article does not indicate that the researchers distinguished among … Continue reading

Posted in IPV, research | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bystander Campaigns Gaining Ground on Campuses

The New York Times has a comprehensive article about the proliferation of sexual assault bystander campaigns taking hold on campuses. Anything that encourages all students to see themselves as responsible for the wellbeing of their classmates, and with the power … Continue reading

Posted in IPV, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New Report – Gun in the Home Increases Risk of Death by Gun in the Home

Although the above headline may sound almost tautological, it is a hotly debated issue these days. ┬áThis report is the first of it’s kind to conduct a rigorous analysis of the correlation between gun presence in the home and death … Continue reading

Posted in IPV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

#I See DV

Today, when news comes at us through social media, headlines are more important than ever. I only “click through” to a small fraction of the articles I see. ┬áSince few headlines mention partner violence (or domestic violence) the general public … Continue reading

Posted in IPV, Uncategorized | Leave a comment