February 1, 2020
NORTHAMPTON — In recent weeks, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. has faced calls to resign over what sexual assault survivors and their advocates say is lenient treatment of men accused of sexual assault.
Northampton resident Marissa Hoechstetter is helping lead the charge and formed Reform the Sex Crimes Unit, “a campaign for accountability and transparency in the Manhattan district attorney’s office,” she said.
Hoechstetter says she was sexually abused by her OB-GYN, Robert Hadden, at Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian hospital facilities in New York City. The