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Interview with Jasmine
June 2009

Jasmine speaks about her experience arising from being the victim of a child sexual predator and quite eloquently shares her unique insight. She is someone to be proud of and heard.

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Statement in Response

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Jasmine's Law Presentation

Denise speaks to the LMV Exchange Club about Jasmine's Law and the road it took to get there.

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Emmons School : April 2010

Lieutenant Manis and Detective Kates of the Lake County Sheriff's Department, Mary Vasquez of PAVE, Denise Rotheimer of MOMSV address safety issues affecting children. Event was hosted at Emmons School in Antioch.

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Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act

Ex-sportscaster's lawyer seeks to change sentence

Sportscaster's conviction for soliciting teen upheld

Ex-Chicago DJ sentenced for soliciting Carol Stream boy

Man chartged in internet sex sting

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Jasmine's Testimony to the House Judiciary II Committee

Jasmine speaks eloquently and with tremendous insight about the problem Illinois faces with child sex offenders and the challenges victims face.

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Denise Testifies Before the House Judiciary II Committee

Before the House Expansion of Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Registration Subcommittee, and against opposition from the Illinois State's Attorney Lobby, Denise makes an extremely powerful case for the passage of Jasmine's Law.
Date: 03/11/2010

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Enforce Justice - January 2010
Jasmine's Law Episode

Denise is joined by Angela Rose, Executive Director of PAVE, defense attorney John Joanem, and Preston Olsen, father of a child victim, in a discussion about Jasmine's Law. For more, visit:

Washington DC Child Protective Services (CFSA) clearly does not do ongoing criminal background checks on ALL of its employees, including its executives. Corrupt officials interferred with at least one investigation(s), and a call is made for reopening those investigations. Call on Mayor Adrian Fenty and the DC City Council to have an independent investigation.

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October 2009
Myra Spearman of "The Weaker Vessel" joins Denise to talk about domestic violence, the domestic violence database as well as proposed legislation in support of the database.

Related Links
Myra Spearman - N'Digo Nov 2008
Domestic violence advocate questions Judge's decision in Peoria murder-suicide

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Townhall Meeting - October 2009

Letter From Denise Rolando

Letter asking for your support in standing up for the protection of children and justice in our courts.

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Convictions Without Justice Presentation - 8/8/2009

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Child Predator Cases Referenced Offender Cordero Flowers - pdf
Offender Ryan Reid - Daily Herald
Wheeling man charged with child pornography
Sex offender now accused of child pornography
Aurora man sentenced on child pornography conviction

Judge Elliott gave child custody to pedophile

There is a crisis in our nation's family courts, where judges rule against victims of domestic violence and their children and give custody to abusers and pedophiles. Learn more at

Children suffering in silence the pain of domestic violence

Domestic violence has plagued our society for a long time but often people forget about those who suffer in silence: The children who witness the violence in their home and have nowhere to turn.

Battered Mothers Custody Conference Interviews

Prof. Garland Waller produced "Small Justice: Little Justice in America's Family Courts" which is an independent documentary that explores the relationship between domestic violence, child sexual abuse and custody laws in America.

Breaking the Silence: Children's Stories

Trailer for a PBS documentary about women who lose their children to abusive fathers.

PART 1- Family Court Crisis - Our Children at Risk

This 5 min. trailer exposes a brewing nightmare in family courts across America: children are routinely being placed by the family court in the sole custody of their abusive parents

PART 2-Family Court Crisis - Our Children at Risk

continues the story in PART 1 about a brewing nightmare in family courts across America: children are routinely being placed by the family court in the sole custody.

Ellen Bukstel - Faces Of Violence

Faces of Violence feaures the song; "You're Not Better Than Me"...written and performed by Award Winning singer-songwriter Ellen Bukstel. Her powerful voice is the backdrop to a choreographed black and white photo study representing women and children in the commmunity who are victims of domestic abuse.

Domestic Violence

This is a video on domestic violence made to spread awareness.

Assistance Needed with Child Abuse Case

Please read request for assistance in a case in which the Justice League of Ohio is representing a child victim who was victimized in Oceanside, California and Tampa Florida.

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Sign Petition to Protect Abused Children

Please sign the petition to end children being forced to be with their abusers, sign to end a protective parent from having to pay tens of thousands of dollars to protect the child and to lose the child, please sign for judges to not be allowed to tell a parent, "GET OVER IT... THE CHILD IS SAFE ENOUGH" or "GET HER OUT OF MY COURTROOM"

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