Recap: Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle

Recap: Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle

        Last weekend, Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit was confirmed by the  U.S. Senate as the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Justice Kavanaugh will be replacing his former boss, Justice Anthony Kennedy, who retired from the position during the summer....

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Sexual Assault, a Study in Consequences

Sexual Assault, a Study in Consequences

The recent allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, dubbed by our president merely a plot to “destroy and delay” his confirmation hearing, is the most recent in an increasingly disappointing cascade of accusations being disregarded as water under the bridge. The #MeToo movement has been successful...

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Sexual assault myths and misconceptions in the #MeToo era

Sexual assault myths and misconceptions in the #MeToo era

One year ago today, actress Ashley Judd sparked a national conversation about sexual assault and harassment with her allegations in the New York Times that powerful movie producer Harvey Weinstein had sexually harassed her and harmed her career. Since then, many powerful alleged abusers, including Kevin Spacey, Roy Price, Larry...

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