Defining Consent

In a recent Associated Press interview, NYU School of Law professor Erin E. Murphy brings attention to the complexity of sex assault laws and the definition of consent. “Half the states don’t even have a definition of consent,” says Professor Murphy. “One person’s...

Senators to Reintroduce Criminal Justice Bill

The Hill reports that Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) will reintroduce the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. The bill, originally introduced in 2015, would reduce mandatory minimum sentences for certain drug offenses and armed career...
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