Society is changing how we look at intimate partner violence and the law is catching up! We will update you on how “ripped from the headlines” topics like #MeToo, Time’s Up, Dirty John, Surviving R. Kelly, and the suicide of Conrad Roy/conviction of Michelle Carter can impact best practices for serving victims of abuse. Haven’t been following one of these stories? You need to! We will fill you in on what you need to know about the latest development in laws related to coercion, free will, and consent, and the innovative solutions that these cases have inspired for victims of bullying, emotional abuse, sexual harassment, and sexual assault.