Sanitary Deficiencies at New Jersey Nursing Home Resulted in Deaths of 11 Children from Adenovirus

Sanitary Deficiencies at New Jersey Nursing Home Resulted in Deaths of 11 Children from Adenovirus

Nursing home negligence is not limited to abuse and neglect of the elderly. Last fall, 11 children died and many others fell ill from an outbreak of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell.

Sexual Assault News From Cooking to Marching: Mario Batali Restaurants and West Point Cadets

Sexual Assault News From Cooking to Marching: Mario Batali Restaurants and West Point Cadets

Two recent news stories centered on sexual assault jumped out at us this week. The stories are connected in that they both concern sexual assaults on women, in one case by a world-famous celebrity chef and in the second case by one of the U.S.’s most revered military education institutions.

Brain Injury Awareness Month: Car Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injury

 Brain Injury Awareness Month: Car Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injury

Every day, 153 people on average die every day in the U.S. from injuries that include a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. In fact, more than 2.8 million sustain a TBI each year.

Jesuits Complete Their List of Priest Abusers: List Includes 10 New Jersey Priests

Jesuits Complete Their List of Priest Abusers: List Includes 10 New Jersey Priests

Making good on a 2018 commitment, the Roman Catholic order of priests known as the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits, has released a list of 50 men from their Northeast province who have been identified in child sexual abuse allegations.

New Jersey Keeps on Top of Bullying: Anti-Bullying Task Force Clears Assembly

 New Jersey Keeps on Top of Bullying:  Anti-Bullying Task Force Clears Assembly

The next phase of anti-bullying law in New Jersey is on its way with the approval of an anti-bullying task force. The legislation, sponsored by Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak, creates the task force in order to evaluate current law and was recently approved by the Assembly Education Committee.

Governor Murphy Sexual Assault Case Update: Victim Files Suit

Governor Murphy Sexual Assault Case Update: Victim Files Suit

Katie Brennan has filed a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey, accusing it of using its policy for workplace discrimination to hide an alleged sexual assault from Governor Phil Murphy. The lawsuit further alleges that the state used the same policy to silence the alleged victim.

Increases in Reported Rapes at New Jersey College Campuses Shows Influence of #MeToo Movement

 Increases in Reported Rapes at New Jersey College Campuses Shows Influence of #MeToo Movement

Although the number of rape reports on New Jersey college campuses climbed again in 2017, advocates attribute much of the increase to the fact that it has become easier for victims to report these crimes.