Sunday, October 10, 2010

Aftermath of Domestic Violence

From domestic violence to District Attorney abuse

This is just one of the reasons why some women (and men) don't report domestic violence. After going through the trauma with the partner/spouse, they / we have to face a whole new trauma of going through court. Unfortunately, I know this one from personal experience.

  • Third Woman Accuses Wisconsin DA of 'Sexting' Harassment -ABC NewS
  • Ken Kratz, Sexting DA, Says He Won't Resign, Commits to Therapy  - CBS News
  • Ken Kratz takes medical leave after sexting suspect's girlfriend - City Pages Blog
  • Ken Kratz resigns as Calumet County District Attorney - FOX 11

Calumet County's district attorney tried to start a relationship with a domestic violence victim by sending her 30 text messages over three days while he was prosecuting her ex-boyfriend.

A third woman has come forward to claim she was harassed via text message by a Wisconsin prosecutor who has already come under fire for allegedly sending sexually charged messages to two other women on separate occasions.

In one text, Kratz asked, "Are u the kind of girl that likes secret contact with an older married elected DA ... the riskier the better?"

In another, he said "I have the $350,000 house. I have the 6-figure career. You may be the tall, young, hot nymph, but I am the prize!"

Several other women came forward with reports of inappropriate sexual advances from Kratz in the days to follow.

"The reason why I'm coming forward is he abuses his power, not only with women, but with women in certain situations who are extremely vulnerable to his authority," Ruskiewicz, 31, an Appleton, Wis

Read more: HERE

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