Posts Tagged ‘Rape’

Rape statistics based on 80-year old definition of the crime

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September 29, 2011

From the NY Times: Thousands of sexual assaults that occur in the United States every year are not reflected in the federal government’s yearly crime report because the report uses an archaic definition of rape that is far narrower than the definitions used by most police departments… Many law enforcement officials and advocates for women […]

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The week ahead: September 26, 2011

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September 26, 2011

Coming up this week: Tuesday, September 27 – Due date for a petition for rehearing en banc before the Ninth Circuit in Diaz v. Brewer Saturday, October 1 – Slutwalk to end excuses for rape – New York City. Slutwalk began in Toronto in January as a spontaneous community response to a Toronto police official […]

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