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Venice Film Festival 2017 lineup launches awards bids for 'mother!,' 'Suburbicon,' and more

The Venice Film Festival is turning up the heat for potential Oscar contenders as the pieces of the awards season puzzle begin falling into place. 761 more words


Gerald Kraak Award Shortlist: A Dialogue with Olakunle Ologunro

Olakunle Ologunro’s writing has appeared on Litro UK, Queer Africa, and elsewhere. He is a student of English Language in the University of Ilorin, and an alumnus of the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop. 2,418 more words


Defenses to Sexual Battery

Sexual assault defenses differ significantly from one case to another. That said, some of the best evidence that a prosecutor is a battery of sexual forensics, such as DNA and fiber testing. 324 more words

Assault And Battery

Assorted Poems

Two Poetic Clusters

I. Some Thoughts on “Being-in” a Relationship


There were moments when
Reading between the lines meant
I was merely “going there” out of spite. 821 more words

Riverside City Councilman Resigns After Domestic Violence Arrest

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — A Riverside City Councilman has resigned after a recent arrest at Lake Havasu.

Riverside City Councilman John Burnard was arrested in Lake Havasu City, Arizona earlier this month. 143 more words


An Error of Judgement

CAFCASS, the court welfare agency, has banded together with Women’s Aid to come up with a report on “Allegations of domestic abuse in child contact cases”.  963 more words

Family Law

Passenger recounts chaotic moments after Utah woman killed in domestic dispute aboard cruise ship

JUNEAU, Alaska — The FBI is investigating after authorities say a 39-year-old Utah woman was murdered during a domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship.

The Princess Cruise ship, Emerald Princess, was in the middle of a seven-day Alaskan cruise, but after the incident it was diverted and docked in Juneau. 444 more words