Thoughts on white allyship in the antiracism movement, coming from a former criminal defense attorney and civil rights activist. I discuss George Floyd, Rush Limbaugh, slavery, segregation, white privilege and more.
Read More White Person to White Person: Let’s Talk!
Warning: This post involves some self-pity and defensiveness coming from a white woman. If you bear with me ’til the end, I think you’ll find comfort in the fact that I snap myself out of it and try to encourage others to do so as well. But if you’re in no mood to hear about […]
Read More When You’re Feeling Like an Ineffective Ally
By: Katherine Itacy, Esq. Dated: January 7, 2018 I just finished watching the mini-series, “Surviving R. Kelly,” and the first thought that comes to my mind is: Woof. I’m all about the criminal justice system. I’m all about proof beyond a reasonable doubt, and not passing judgment until one is proven guilty. Hell, I’ve represented a […]
Read More How Much Talent is Enough for Us to Overlook Someone’s Demons?
Wow, look at that baby-faced newbie attorney!! Today marks ten years of being a member of the Rhode Island State Bar, and I have to say, it makes me pretty nostalgic! I can’t believe how much has changed over the last few years, and I’m heartbroken to think that I’ll probably never practice law again. […]
Read More Happy Ten Year Anniversary, Rhode Island Bar License!
By: Katherine Itacy, Esq. Dated: September 28, 2018 For those of you who don’t know, I used to make my living defending those suspected of, charged with, and/or convicted of a wide array of sex offenses. I represented these (mostly) men sometimes from the moment an allegation is made until the appeal is done and […]
Read More The Kavanaugh Hearings: Views from a Former Sex Crimes Defense Attorney
It’s here, folks! Click below to start listening to the extended, extra-special mega episode of the “Hear Me Roar” podcast, “Female Business Owners: The Benefits, Pitfalls and Struggles Women Face When Running Their Own Business”! The episode features the podcast’s very first guest, Angie Bonin, of Angelina Rose Photography! Kate had an amazing time chatting […]
Read More Listen to the Extended Version of Episode 2, Female Business Owners, with special guest, Angie, of Angelina Rose Photography! — Hear Me Roar – Podcast with Kate Itacy
By: Katherine Itacy, Esq. Dated: August 14, 2018 Last Friday marked 25 years on the Supreme Court for the Notorious RBG!! Happy Silver Anniversary, Justice Ginsburg! Well before #NotoriousRBG became a thing, I was a huge Ruth Bader Ginsburg fan. Not only is she an 85-year-old badass, who is almost certainly more physically fit than […]
Read More Happy Silver Anniversary, Notorious RBG!