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