All posts tagged: Rape

“Crash Into Me: A Survivor’s Search for Justice:” Two Part Series With Liz Seccuro On Crime Time With Vito Colucci!

As a 17 year old student at the University of Virginia, justice was no doubt the last thing in Liz Seccuro’s mind.  However, that quickly changed when she became a victim of rape in a fraternity bedroom.  Liz and her parents contacted local authorities, as well as campus authorities, she was examined at a local hospital,  all the proper reports were made, and yet, with jurisdiction questions and the Dean of Students and the University doing nothing in her behalf, it went no further. Seccuro graduated and went on to get married and start a family when, out of the blue, her attacker made contact with her.  In an effort to complete an AA 12 step program he apologized, but it only fueled Seccuro’s fears for her safety and the safety of her family, and after 21 years, she filed charges.   Liz Seccuro forced herself through panic and anxiety to bring about justice for herself and for other victims of rape, exposing the attitudes of college campuses, as well as the justice system, and …

Susan Murphy Milano, Lisa Michels and Lavinia Masters Appear Together on the Susan Murphy Milano Show

It was a hot July night in 1985, and the Texas sixth-grader Lavina Masters had been sexually assaulted by an unknown suspect. This process — collecting evidence for a rape kit — lasted several hours was “devastating.” But just as difficult, says Masters, was the 20-year wait for that evidence to yield results. Lavina discussed in a recent interview with CNN how her rape kit sat idle until 2005, when the Dallas Police Department re-opened her case, as part of a new initiative to solve old crimes. Please join us for a very special hour with Author and national safety prevention expert Lavinia Masters. And Lisa Fiorese Michels a board member with Project Meridian.org and a noted speaker on “Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome” and educating those whom often feel shame and embarrassment when the crime of rape is committed against them. DATE: January 27, 2010 TIME: 3:00 PM Central Standard Time Live call in Number: 347-326-9337 Show Link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/susanmurphymilano If you are unable to listen live, return to this site and the show will automatically play. …