The February 2016 Justice Journal features articles about Crime Victim Privacy Rights, Our Name Change, Models of Justice Awards, Right to Be Present, and Crime Victims' Rights Trainings. February's guest writer is Victoria Michaels one of our committed volunteers. The Journal also highlights Ruth Rudibaugh for her contributions as a volunteer.
Gagne v. Booker, 2012 WL 1700291 (Sixth Circuit, May 16, 2012)
The Justice League and the National Crime Victims Law Institute participated in this case as co-amici. The lower court granted the defendant's habeas corpus petition, finding that evidence of the victim's previous participation in group sex with the defendant and a thrid party should have been admitted. The lower court held that the inadmissibility of this evidence at the trial level violated the defendant's constitutional right to present a complete defense.
After Prosecutor’s Failed Indictment, Justice League / Child Sexual Assault Victim Fought for Justice and WON!
The living nightmare of the last twelve years has finally ended for a young girl and her family in Mount Vernon, Ohio.
In 1998, 9-year-old Jane Doe* became the victim of physical and sexual abuse perpetrated by George Butler, now 42 years old.
Cathy Harper Lee and Cherish Lewis attended the Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Annual Award Ceremony
On Friday, April 16, 2010, Cathy Harper Lee and Cherish Lewis attended the Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus.
Cathy Harper Lee and Cherish Lewis attend the unveiling of the "GlassBook" Project in Washington D.C.
On Thursday, April 15, 2010, Cathy Harper Lee and Cherish Lewis attended the unveiling of the “GlassBook” Project during the kick-off of National Crime Victims Rights Week sponsored by the Department of Justice, Rutgers University, Justice for Children-DC, and Witness Justice. After a thorough review of the facts, they have chosen Cherish and her little girl’s case as an expose of the failure the criminal justice system and family courts throughout the nation to hold offenders accountable and protect children.
Catherine Harper Lee, Founder of The Justice League was nominated for The Diane von Furstenberg "People's Voice" Award created to recognize and support women who are using their vision, resources and commitment to transform lives. These are women who have had the courage to fight, the power to survive and the leadership to inspire.