Rus is proud to represent Lizzi Marriott's family in a case that victims' rights advocates across the country are watching closely that could redefine the way victims of violent crime are represented in the courtroom. In June, ​the New Hampshire Supreme Court  ordered records unsealed concerning the sexual past of Lizzi Marriott, a University of New Hampshire student who was raped and murdered in 2012. The five NH Supreme Court justices soon after stayed their decision, and a hearing is scheduled for September on whether the records should remain sealed. For the first time, the court has granted the Marriott family the right to be represented in the process by their own attorney. 


​You can find out more about the Lizzi Marriott case by reading the most recent news articles below:


                    › 8/23/2016: "Rape Victim’s Parents Fight To Keep Her ‘Sexual History’ Private After Her Murder" by Laura Bassett, Huffington Post


                    › 8/23/2016: "Victim rights groups join effort to keep Marriott records sealed" by Dave Solomon, Union Leader​                    

                    › 8/23/2016: "Marriott family fights to keep sexual history private" by Jennifer Crompton, WMUR


                    › 7/26/2016: "Advocates ask court to keep details of Lizzi Marriott’s sexual history sealed" by Alyssa Dandrea, The Concord Monitor

                    › 7/26/2016: "NH's Lizzi Marriott case could set precedent for victims' rights" by Dave Solomon, Union Leader
 
                    › 7/14/2016: "High court grants Marriott family's request to intervene in document dispute," ​Union Leader

                    › 7/14/2016: "Lizzi Marriott’s family fights to keep documents sealed" by Kelli O'Hara, ​7 News Boston


                    › 7/14/2016: "N.H. Supreme Court ruling on rape shield law condemned by victim’s family, advocates" by Nick Reid, The Concord Monitor

                    › 7/14/2016: "Family of slain woman fights to keep records sealed," WMUR 

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