Why is it acceptable for the prosecutors to ask the complainant if she’s a virgin and completely prohibited for an accused to offer evidence that she is not?
In the midst of a growing moral panic around sexual assault, one of the targets has been sexist “dinosaur” judges who fall prey to “rape myths.” In Canada, former Alberta Continue Reading
“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” ~ Thomas Jefferson The role of the press in sexual assault cases is Continue Reading
“We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.” ~ Thomas Szasz In response to the #MeToo movement, male “allies” have come up with some hashtags of their Continue Reading
“My job as a prosecutor is to do justice. And justice is served when a guilty man is convicted and an innocent man is not.” ~ Sonia Sotomayor Recently, the Continue Reading
In her Atlantic article, “The Humiliation of Aziz Ansari,” Caitlin Flanagan aptly described the recent sexual assault accusation against Ansari as “3,000 words of revenge porn.” Having been through a Continue Reading