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By Mary Clare Jalonick, Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press
With the near daily stream of graphic testimony, one sociologist who studies sexual violence said she can see a new blueprint emerging: Defamation suits could become a way for perpetrators to lock survivors into years of abuse.
By Jennifer Gerson, The 19th
Jurors in Johnny Depp's libel lawsuit against his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard, are hearing audio clips of Depp shouting vulgarities at his wife and warning of a "bloodbath" if their arguments escalate.
By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
Jury selection has begun in a long-anticipated libel lawsuit filed by Johnny Depp against his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard.
The number of women behind bars has risen dramatically in the U.S. over the last four decades. Amna Nawaz and producer Lena Jackson examine why so many women in prison are survivors of domestic violence, and why the trauma left…
By Amna Nawaz, Lena I. Jackson, Mike Fritz, Frank Carlson
By Corey Meador
Domestic violence increased across the country during the pandemic, studies show, and experts worry the concurrent explosion in gun ownership likely heightened the danger.
By Malcolm Brabant
A new movement has sprung up in the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, demanding an end to violence against women. But the government of the twin island state, just off the coast of Venezuela in the southern Caribbean, has…
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press
Mass shootings are relatively rare in Canada. The country overhauled gun control laws after a man shot 14 women and himself to death at a Montreal' college in 1989. …
Many Americans are staying home amid the coronavirus pandemic. But what does that mean for those who aren’t safe where they live? John Yang talks to Katie Ray-Jones, CEO of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, about how abusers may leverage…
By Dave Skretta, Associated Press
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Friday a local prosecutor has reopened a domestic violence investigation involving suspended wide receiver Tyreek Hill after a TV station broadcast audio in which Hill and his fiancee discuss injuries to their 3-year-old…
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