Updated “Consent” Definition

The Model Penal Code’s definition of “Consent” has been reviewed and approved by ALI’s Council. The approved text, posted below, includes slight edits to the previous black letter suggested by Council or by ALI member Kate Stith, who presented the motion at the 2016...

Rape Redefined

This piece first appeared in the Harvard Law & Policy Review. Rape is redefined in gender equality terms by eliminating consent, an intrinsically unequal concept, and reconceiving force to include inequalities. International developments recognizing sexual assault...
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