Posts Categorized In: Sexual Assault

What Families of Inmates Need to Know About the Prison Rape Elimination Act

Rape and other acts of sexual violence and abuse in the nation’s prisons and jails are not simply the result of individual actions by inmates or corrections officials. These horrific crimes are also the byproduct of systemic problems with how millions of Americans behind bars are housed and supervised, as well as entrenched attitudes of… Read More

How to Spot Red-Flag Sexual Predator Behavior in the Early Stages

Our attorney Kristi Schubert’s latest article about spotting sexual predator behavior: Child sexual abuse is devastating for its victims and their families. Survivors of childhood sexual abuse have been found to be approximately 10 times more likely to attempt suicide. Learning how to recognize would-be predators and identify red-flag behavior will help you protect your… Read More

New Orleans Hospitality Workers Commonly Encounter Sexual Assault and Harassment

National statistics regarding sexual assault, abuse, and harassment among hospitality workers are staggering. According to data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the food services and accommodation industry – restaurants, coffee shops, hotels and resorts, and other hospitality establishments – accounted for 14.2 percent of all sexual harassment claims filed with the agency… Read More

Don’t Believe the Myths about Rape

Rape myths are prejudicial, stereotyped, or false beliefs about sexual assault, victims, and aggressors. Although these myths have no factual basis and have frequently been debunked by science, some individuals in society continue to rely on these antiquated false ideas. Our attorney Kristi Schubert wrote about some myths you may have encountered, and the truths… Read More

What to Do If You’ve Been Sexually Assaulted

by Kristi S. Schubert   There are no “wrong” ways to respond to a sexual assault or rape. Each individual will go through their own process of psychological recovery. Whether you report a sexual assault or rape is your decision alone. The purpose of this article is to let you know some recommended things you… Read More

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