Posts Categorized In: Sexual Assault

Broken Trust: Sexual Abuse by a Counselor or Therapist

By Kristi S. Schubert A close trusting relationship is an essential part of successful therapy. Therapists are skilled in cultivating the trust of their patients and making them feel safe to share their deepest doubts, fears, and insecurities. When this trust is used properly, it can be powerful tool in helping the patient achieve therapeutic… Read More

A Passion for Justice

The experienced attorneys at Lamothe Law Firm represent both adult and child sexual abuse victims, drawing from years of personal injury litigation success and a deep compassion for our clients and the harm they have endured.

Blue Jeans Do Not Imply Consent

LOUISIANA DENIM DAY – APRIL 10, 2019 April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month. We are wearing blue denim today in solidarity with sexual assault victims who are wrongly blamed for the assaults perpetrated against them. Since 1999, wearing jeans on Denim Day has become a symbol against destructive attitudes surrounding sexual assault that… Read More

How to Help a Sexual Abuse Survivor

There is an epidemic of sexual abuse in our country. Statistics reported by the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) reveal that each year in the U.S., more than 320,000 people – men and women – are sexually assaulted or raped, and 63,000 children fall victim to sexual abuse. The stark reality is that… Read More

Jesuits release list of “credible accusations” against Jesuits molesting children

The Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province have released a list of “credible accusations” regarding 42 members who have molested children. Many of these include Jesuits who worked at Jesuit High School in New Orleans. Information includes the list of Jesuits, details of each of the accused, and a statement from Jesuit High School. Here… Read More

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

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