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Defining “Assault Weapons”

Responsible regulation requires accurate definition. For example, when we discuss regulations for “handguns,” everyone understands the type of gun at issue. In contrast, “assault weapon” has no fixed meaning. Unlike handguns, “assault weapons” have no common characteristics. Different pieces of … Continue reading

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"Sugar Babies, Sexual Assault Claims, Takedown Demands, and Microaggressions"

Eugene Volokh has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy, excerpting an interesting case from Minnesota. In part: Self-described "sugar baby" Shawdy Kiani initiated a four-month sexual relationship with "sugar daddy" John Huha, exchanging "companionship" for lavishments. Kiani spurned Huha's attempt… … Continue reading

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How Reliable Are the Memories of Sexual Assault Victims?

Scientific American – The expert testimony excluded from the Kavanaugh hearing [Editorial note by SA: If Jim Hopper had been permitted to provide his expert testimony at the September 27, 2018 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation, these would … Continue reading

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Plaintiff’s Sexual Assault Complaint Asserts Claims Against Michigan State’s Board of Trustees

Stories of alleged sexual misconduct have dominated recent headlines.  Allegations of sexual assault raised against Supreme Court Brett Kavanagh have been the lead story all week, and there has also been extensive coverage of the criminal sentencing of Bill Cosby … Continue reading

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How Law Professors Address Sexual Assault Matters to Students

This Thursday, the Republican controlled Senate Judiciary Committee will hold its 5th day of hearings on the controversial Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s nomination to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States the Supreme Court. The … Continue reading

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