Why New Hampshire Must Update Rape Shield Laws, 2017 University of New Hampshire School of Law
Why New Hampshire Must Update Rape Shield Laws, Amy Vorenberg
Law Faculty Scholarship
[Excerpt] “Recent research indicates that New Hampshire has some of the highest rates of sexual assault in the nation; nearly one in four New Hampshire women and one in 20 New Hampshire men will experience sexual assault. Although reporting a crime can be hard for anyone, sexual assault victims have particular reasons for not reporting. After an assault, a rape victim typically feels embarrassment, shame and fears reprisal (most of these crimes are committed by an acquaintance). The deeply personal nature of rape makes it uniquely traumatizing and confusing.”
O'Keeffe V. Ireland: The State's Obligation To Protect Children From Sexual Assault In State Schools, 2017 Boston College Law School
O'Keeffe V. Ireland: The State's Obligation To Protect Children From Sexual Assault In State Schools, Heekyoung Lee
Boston College International and Comparative Law Review
Ireland’s unique primary education system creates a national school system that is denominational, yet state-financed. The Irish government defers managerial duties to the Catholic Church, and this deference of duties relieves Ireland from liability. As a result, students in Ireland attending primary schools historically were not guaranteed legal protection from sexual assaults committed by faculty members. On January 28, 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights held in O’Keeffe v. Ireland that despite Ireland’s delegation of authority to religious denominations, the State was obligated to protect students from sexual assaults. The court reasoned ...
The Crisis Inside Crisis Pregnancy Centers: How To Stop These Facilities From Depriving Women Of Their Reproductive Freedom, 2017 Boston College Law School
The Crisis Inside Crisis Pregnancy Centers: How To Stop These Facilities From Depriving Women Of Their Reproductive Freedom, Brittany A. Campbell
Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice
Since the late 1960s, pro-life activists have been flooding the United States with crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), facilities disguised as legitimate reproductive health clinics but, in reality, are mostly unlicensed centers that do not provide contraception or abortion services. These facilities deprive women of their reproductive freedom when they engage in deceptive practices to coerce women out of terminating their pregnancies. This Note examines recent unsuccessful attempts to curb CPC practices and highlights the destructive impacts of CPCs, particularly on young, low-income, and minority women. Misleading CPC tactics bar women from exercising their constitutional right to command their reproductive decisions ...
A Call For Change: The Detrimental Impacts Of Crawford V. Washington On Domestic Violence And Rape Prosecutions, 2017 George Washington University Law School
A Call For Change: The Detrimental Impacts Of Crawford V. Washington On Domestic Violence And Rape Prosecutions, Anoosha Rouhanian
Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice
In 2004, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Crawford v. Washington that testimonial hearsay is inadmissible at trial unless the declarant is available for cross-examination. Courts have subsequently struggled to define “testimonial hearsay,” but have often vaguely defined it as an out-of-court statement made for the primary purpose of establishing past events for use in future prosecution. Although Crawford intended to protect a defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to confrontation, in doing so, it overlooked the holding’s detrimental effects on two particular types of victims: domestic violence and rape victims. Under Crawford, domestic violence and rape victims’ out-of-court ...
Has The Future Already Been Forgotten? A Post-2007 Transgender Legal History Told Through The Eyes Of The Late, (Rarely) Great Employment Non-Discrimination Act, 2017 College of William & Mary Law School
Has The Future Already Been Forgotten? A Post-2007 Transgender Legal History Told Through The Eyes Of The Late, (Rarely) Great Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Katrina C. Rose
William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law
No abstract provided.
Professor Breaks Ground With Journal On Sexual Violence And Exploitation, 2017 University of Rhode Island
Professor Breaks Ground With Journal On Sexual Violence And Exploitation, Joseph Essig, Donna M. Hughes Dr.
Donna M. Hughes
In Solidarity, 2017 Gettysburg College
In Solidarity, Musselman Library, Salma Monani, Sarah M. Principato, Dave Powell, Brent C. Talbot, Charles L. Weise, Bruce A. Larson, Scott Hancock, Mckinley E. Melton, David S. Walsh, Jennifer Q. Mccary, Kristina G. Chamberlin
This edition of Next Page is a departure from our usual question and answer format with a featured campus reader. Instead, we asked speakers who participated in the College’s recent Student Solidarity Rally (March 1, 2017) to recommend readings that might further our understanding of the topics on which they spoke.
"In Sickness And In Health, Until Death Do Us Part": An Examination Of Fmla Rights For Same-Sex Spouses And A Case Note On Obergefell V. Hodges, Jasmine Foo
Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary
This note discusses the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) struggle for equal rights alongside the Supreme Court's recent ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges and uses this to examine the potential effect on the rights granted to same-sex spouses by the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Part II records the jurisprudence that has slowly evolved over the past forty to fifty years to make the present a more hospitable era for same-sex marriage to take root today. Part III gives a general overview of the FMLA's history and current form. Part IV reviews the facts ...
Homosexuality And Validity Of Matrimony - A Study In Homo-Psychosexual Inversion, 2017 St. John's University School of Law
Homosexuality And Validity Of Matrimony - A Study In Homo-Psychosexual Inversion, John Rogg Schmidt
The Catholic Lawyer
No abstract provided.
Sexual Assault On College Campuses: An Epidemic And An Alternative Approach, 2017 La Salle University
Sexual Assault On College Campuses: An Epidemic And An Alternative Approach, Mark N. Devone
Sexual assault is a major problem that is occurring at staggering rates on college campuses nationwide. Sexual Assault on College Campuses: An Epidemic and An Alternative Approach takes an in depth look at the problem at hand and discusses how the current ways of handling sexual assault cases and their faults. An alternative approach is introduced as a possible way to help fix the current sexual assault problem. The approach is Restorative Justice, which focuses on the rehabilitation of the offender and the healing of the victim through reconciliation techniques that include the victim, offender, and the community.
Doux Commerce, Religion, And The Limits Of Antidiscrimination Law, 2017 William & Mary Law School
Doux Commerce, Religion, And The Limits Of Antidiscrimination Law, Nathan B. Oman
Recent cases involving religious businesses owners who object to providing services for same-sex weddings and resulting lawsuits have generated a vigorous academic and popular debate. That debate centers in part on the proper role of religion in the market. This article develops three theories of the proper relationship between commerce and religion and applies them to these conflicts. The first approach would apply the norms of liberal democratic governments to market actors. The second approach posits that any market outcome is legitimate so long as it results from voluntary contracts. These approaches yield contradictory and indeterminate advice on the conflicts ...
Addressing Conflicts Of Interest In The Context Of Campus Sexual Violence, 2017 Brigham Young University Law School
Addressing Conflicts Of Interest In The Context Of Campus Sexual Violence, Talcott J. Franklin, Dennis C. Taylor, Ann Beytagh
Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal
No abstract provided.
Frontiers Of Sex Discrimination Law, 2017 University of Minnesota Law School
Frontiers Of Sex Discrimination Law, Jessica A. Clarke
Michigan Law Review
Review Gender Nonconformity and the Law by Kimberly A. Yuracko.
Good, Bad And Wrongful Juvenile Sex: Rethinking The Use Of Statutory Rape Laws Against The Protected Class, 2017 Loyola Unversity of Chicago
Good, Bad And Wrongful Juvenile Sex: Rethinking The Use Of Statutory Rape Laws Against The Protected Class, Anna High
Arkansas Law Review
This article considers the question of whether statutory rape laws can and should be used against members of the class they were designed to protect. Many commentators have argued that meaningfully consensual sex among similarly situated and sufficiently mature teenagers should be beyond the scope of strict liability rape laws, but the question becomes more fraught in the context of the “contested outer limits” of adolescent sexuality—sexual contact among children and adolescents that offends social norms, leads to harmful outcomes or appears to be exploitative. What are the implications of using statutory rape laws against minors to target “bad ...
Same-Sex Sex And Immutable Traits: Why Obergefell V. Hodges Clears A Path To Protecting Gay And Lesbian Employees From Workplace Discrimination Under Title Vii, 2017 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University
Same-Sex Sex And Immutable Traits: Why Obergefell V. Hodges Clears A Path To Protecting Gay And Lesbian Employees From Workplace Discrimination Under Title Vii, Matthew W. Green Jr.
Matthew W. Green Jr.
This article is set forth in five parts. Part II is largely descriptive and focuses on two aspects of Obergefell: (1) the Court's clarification that adult, private, consensual, same-sex sexual intimacy is a fundamental right, protected by the U.S. Constitution's Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Clause and (2) the Court's recognition that leading mental health and medical groups consider sexual orientation to be immutable. Part III examines how courts and the EEOC have treated sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII and contains a normative discussion which argues—consistent with the position of other commentators, some courts, and ...
Having An Affair May Shorten Your Life: The Ashley Madison Suicides, 2017 Georgia State University College of Law
Having An Affair May Shorten Your Life: The Ashley Madison Suicides, Sakinah N. Jones
Georgia State University Law Review
Ashley Madison is an online dating service originally designed for people in committed relationships who want to cheat on their partners. In 2015, the website claimed to be “100% discreet.” Ashley Madison’s FAQs promised that its users would never compromise their “safety, privacy or security” and would never have to reveal their identities unless they chose to.
Ashley Madison’s concept attracted over forty million ostensibly anonymous members to its site. In July 2015, a group calling itself The Impact Team (Impact) hacked into Ashley Madison’s parent company, Avid Life Media, Inc. (Avid Life), breaching its security walls ...
We've Got Letters, 2017 University of New Mexico
We've Got Letters, Maryam Ahranjani
Three curriculum guides supporting Washington Post Newspaper in Education (NIE) Program.
From Me to You
This guide focuses on the places from which news is reported — by the letters. Activities and illustrations urge writing the first thank you notes and other letters of appreciation. “Ageless love letters” give an example of how media can use letters on special dates and holidays. This article and the Dodson letter can also be used to discuss how historians and social scientists can use letters to understand the social mores, illnesses and associations of time periods.
Letters Take Many Forms
We begin this examination ...
Homosexuality And Nullity - Developing Jurisprudence, 2017 St. John's University School of Law
Homosexuality And Nullity - Developing Jurisprudence, Rev. Msgr. Walter F. Kenny
The Catholic Lawyer
No abstract provided.
Constitutional Law And The Role Of Scientific Evidence: The Transformative Potential Of Doe V. Snyder, 2017 University of Houston Law Center
Constitutional Law And The Role Of Scientific Evidence: The Transformative Potential Of Doe V. Snyder, Melissa Hamilton
Boston College Law Review
In late 2016, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit’s concluded in Does #1–5 v. Snyder that Michigan’s sex offender registry and residency restriction law constituted an ex post facto punishment in violation of the constitution. In its decision, the Sixth Circuit engaged with scientific evidence that refutes moralized judgments about sex offenders, specifically that they pose a unique and substantial risk of recidivism. This Essay is intended to highlight the importance of Snyder as an example of the appropriate use of scientific studies in constitutional law.
New Hampshire Juvenile Sex Trafficking Survivor Urges Representatives To Vote Against Decriminalized Prostitution, 2017 University of Rhode Island