Entries by Cathy Schottenstein Pattap

The Systematic Abuse of Britney Spears:

How the Legal System Allowed a Criminal Family to Seize Control of One Woman’s Life The New Yorker recently published a comprehensive article entitled “Britney Spears’s Conservatorship Nightmare” chronicling how the pop star’s father and a team of lawyers seized control of her life, her career, and her finances—and held onto that control for well […]

Protecting Elders from Abuse is a Global Problem

“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” Mahatma Gandhi made that statement in the early 1900s, right at the start of the 20th Century. Who are those most vulnerable members? Certainly, they include children, the mentally and physically disabled, and our aged population. Today, 21 years […]