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Sheri Kurdakul

Cyber Stalking

Advice From a Cyber Stalked Survivor

By | Blog

I am a survivor. I didn’t always see myself as a survivor. I used to be confused, scared, hurt, depressed… the adjectives are never-ending. I didn’t know what was happening to me or around me. Most of the abuse and harassment were cyberattacks, not even under his name. Most of it had no name attached, some came from names of…

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Out Of The Mouth Of Babes

By | Blog

Kids can be brutally honest. They share with the world (loudly) the imperfections about ourselves we work so hard to hide – “Mommy, your roots are getting black!” or “Your belly is round and big like mine.” All of it to a child is just innocently voicing an observation, not meant in malice but wanting to be part of a…

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No Room For Racism

No Room For Racism

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What has happened for too long is an abomination that cannot be ignored. George Floyd’s murder was like a strong gust of wind that fueled our country’s already smoldering issues of control, humiliation, oppression, abuse, and murder. There are so many parallels between domestic violence and #BlackLivesMatter – they are both about oppressor’s control and both about a lack of…

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Academy of Forensic Nursing (AFN)

VICTIMSVOICE ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ACADEMY OF FORENSIC NURSING

By | News

Cherry Hill, NJ (Tuesday, June 2, 2020) – VictimsVoice, a web-based tool designed to help domestic violence victims receive admissible court cases through proper documentation, is announcing its newest alliance with the Academy of Forensic Nursing (AFN) AFN is a newly-established organization consisting of advanced nursing scholars and practitioners dedicated to the development of forensic nursing. While representing 500 collective…

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District of Columbia

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: DC

By | District of Columbia, Policy

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA is considered a One-Party Consent State, in that at least one person involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, Recording or intercepting in-person or phone conversations without the consent of at least one party is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment, and can also lead to civil liability in the form of…

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Wyoming

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: WY

By | Policy, Wyoming

WYOMING is considered a One-Party Consent State, in that at least one person involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, Recording an in-person or phone conversation without at least one party’s consent or with criminal or tortious intent is a felony punishable by fine and/or imprisonment. WY Stat § 7-3-702 (definition & penalty) VIDEO SURVEILLANCE As…

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Wisconsin

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: WI

By | Policy, Wisconsin

WISCONSIN is considered a One-Party Consent State, in that at least one person involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, Under Wisconsin law it is a felony to record an oral or telephone communication without the consent of at least one party, or with the intention of committing a crime or a tort. Illegal…

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West Virginia

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: WV

By | Policy, West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA is considered a One-Party Consent State, in that at least one person involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, In West Virginia it is a felony punishable by fine and/or imprisonment to record an oral or phone communication without the consent of at least one party, or with criminal or tortious intent….

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Washington

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: WA

By | Policy, Washington

WASHINGTON is considered an All-Party Consent State, in that all people involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, Washington law requires the consent of all parties to legally record in-person or telephone conversations. Consent is considered obtained via a reasonably clear announcement made to all parties during the recording. Violations are considered a gross…

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Virginia

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: VA

By | Policy, Virginia

VIRGINIA is considered a One-Party Consent State, in that at least one person involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, Under Virginia law it is a felony to record an in-person or telephone conversation without the consent of at least one party. Offenders may be subject to civil damages as well. VA Code § 19.2-62 (definition…

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