Charlotte Observer talks to Safe Alliance President & CEO Karen Parker about Hardy case and its impact on domestic violence victims

February 2015
Advocates for victims of domestic violence said Monday that the Greg Hardy case illustrates one of the most vexing problems facing the movement overcoming victims' fears about testifying.

Hardy's case was dismissed when prosecutors were unable to subpoena Nicole Holder, who accused the Carolina Panthers defensive end of attacking her during a squabble at his uptown condo in May. Before vanishing, she told prosecutors she did not want to testify in a second trial after Hardy appealed his earlier conviction.

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