By Katherine Itacy Genre(s): Disability Studies, Social Policy, Civil Rights & Liberties Review: As with any grouping of human beings, we, members of the disabled community, are no monolith. We have widely divergent views on a variety of topics that impact each of us, including thoughts on physician-assisted suicide, identity politics, self-identifying terminology, diversity within […]
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Genre(s): Memoir, Biography, True Crime Synopsis: Razor Wire Wilderness Author Stephanie Dickinson first corresponded with inmate Krystal Riordan in order to do some background research for an upcoming novel. Yet their correspondence and eventual friendship have continued, long after Ms. Dickinson partially based the fictional character Trinity in Love Highway on the convicted felon and […]
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Today is the official publication date of my paperback memoir, “Relentless: From National Champion to Physically Disabled Activist.” Get your copy on Amazon today!
Read More In the Immortal Words of The Beatles, I’m Officially a “Paperback Wriiiiiiiiitaaaaaa!”
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.
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Article Published in RI Bar Journal, Your Moral Imperative To Routinely Practice Self-Care
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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. […]
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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