All posts tagged: Holly Hughes

CCIRI national teaching tour, From the Scene of the Crime

Shattered Lives: Attorney Holly Hughes and Sheryl McCollum, “From the Scene of the Crime”

Preparing to travel across America for the first national “From the Scene of the Crime” teaching tour, Cold Case Investigative Research Institute (CCIRI) will be visiting several actual crime scenes with experts and students. One of the experts who works closely with CCIRI founder, Sheryl McCollum, Attorney Holly Hughes, joins the show to talk about the upcoming tour and give listeners information about the stops and what is expected along the way. Holly Hughes served as a Senior Assistant District Attorney with the Fulton County District Attorney’s office in Atlanta, GA where she prosecuted high-profile cases, and currently is in private practice in Atlanta. She’s a well-known fixture on HLN and CNN appearing with Nancy Grace, Don Lemon, and other news networks as a legal analyst. Hughes uses her legal expertise as a teaching tool for students involved in the ever-expanding network of volunteers at CCIRI and was an instructor at the recent CUE Center for Missing Persons national conference. Cold Case Investigative Research Institute is a partnership of several public, private and for-profit universities that gives students …

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Legacy of Susan Murphy Milano’s Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit and Apple iEAA App Explained

Just as a podcast stays around forever, the legacy of Susan Murphy Milano and the Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit lives on for the benefit of victims of abuse.   In November of 2011 The Roth Show featured Susan Murphy Milano, Attorney Holly Hughes and the developer of the iEAA Apple App, Chet Hosmer, on the show to explain the details of how the Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit (EAA) should be used. Not only has it been used in several high risk domestic violence cases, but those who created their personalized EAA are still alive to tell about it. The Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit is a revolutionary new tool described and detailed in the book, Time’s Up: A Guide on How to Safely Leave an Abusive and Stalking Relationship by Susan MurphyMilano.  Since the release of the book on April 12, 2010, thousands have become aware of a new standard of safety which goes well beyond current planning measures for abuse victims. Used by hundreds of advocates and victims, they are the living testament to the success of the EAA. The world knows …

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Document the Abuse.Com Goes Live!

A new website, Document the Abuse was created to give the public and those in the field of victim services access to new and groundbreaking information. Document the Abuse.Com (http://documenttheabuse.com) showcases the Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit© and the benefits for victims of intimate partner violence and those who serve them. Announcements will be made soon about planned events for the official launch date of the new website, Document the Abuse.Com. It’s creators are offering hosting opportunities during the Kick Off week. To see how you or your organization can be considered to participate in the Kick Off of the official launch and become involved in spreading the word about the Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit©  download all of the pertinent information here: Document the Abuse The Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit (E.A.A.)© is the mastermind process of violence expert Susan Murphy Milano that combines videotaping of an abuse victims’ actual words attesting to abuse, with witnessed and notarized legal documents that successfully satisfy legal hurdles often faced in intimate partner violence and stalking cases. Document the Abuse.Com contains vital information on …

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Holly Hughes and Don Lemon Saturdays on HLN

Don Lemon, host of the widely popular CNN Newsroom hits the mark with commentary by Legal Analyst, Holly B. Hughes.  The dynamic and hardhitting duo charge into discussion about the week’s latest headline stories each Saturday from 5:30-6ET With over 100 media appearances  Holly Hughes has been qualified as an expert in high profile litigation and criminal procedure with the Cold Case Research Institute of Georgia.   She is also a frequent guest lecturer at local colleges, universities and law schools.  She has been honored in Madison Avenue’s Who’s Who of Young Professionals. After ten years with the DA’s Office, Holly Hughes is now in private practice in Atlanta, handling criminal defense and civil matters.  Please visit her website:  www.hollybhughes.com Don Lemon anchors CNN Newsroom during weekend prime-time and serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming. Based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta, Lemon joined CNN in September 2006. This year, Ebony named him as one of the Ebony Power 150: the most influential blacks in America. Lemon serves as an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College, teaching …

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Intimate Partner Violence: A Growing Epidemic – How Technology Can Aid Law Enforcement and Prosecutors in Saving Lives of Victims

The Facts: (from NCDAV) “16,800 homicides (that are reported) attributed to intimate partner homicide per year, 2.2 million medically treated injuries costing $37 BILLION per year. The cost of intimate partner violence exceeds $5.8 billion dollars each year; $4.1 billion of which is for medical and mental health services.” Almost one-third of female homicide victims that are reported in police records are killed by an intimate partner. Intimate partner violence results in more than 18.5 million mental health care visits each year. Our Mission: To significantly reduce the number of homicides and missing persons per year by providing cutting edge technology and vital knowledge that will first give potential victims a fighting chance, a strong voice, provide valuable non-reputable evidence that will aid in any investigations, eventual conviction, overruling  “hearsay” laws, in the worst case scenarios and provide a powerful deterrent against would-be attackers To significantly reduce the costs incurred by law enforcement, the justice system and health care services, including insurance claims, each costing taxpayers annually. People and organizations all across the country have participated in events surrounding October’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month; …