California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Sept. 28 that will remove the statute of limitations on sex crime cases, an act that will help people find justice for heinous crimes committed against them, even if the crimes.
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After two years, a Canadian judge, who made disgusting, misogynistic comments toward a rape victim may finally lose his job. In 2014, Justice Robin Camp, a member of the Canadian Federal Court, presided over an alleged rape case in which he essentially blamed the young woman who was assaulted.
Only 36 percent of rapes are ever reported to law enforcement, and less than 5 percent are prosecuted according to the Justice Department. Over the past few weeks, there has been much outrage because of the early release of convicted rapist Brock Turner, after he served three months of a six-month sentence.
Campus Safety and the La Verne Police Department were investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred Aug. 30 – until the alleged victim retracted her statement the same day.
From recent verdicts in some high-profile campus sexual assault cases, it is apparent that those convicted of such heinous crimes are receiving punishments far too lenient; and the lifelong trauma their victims experience is not being properly considered.
There is a fine line between a compliment and sexual harassment that many people unfortunately cross. Catcalling comes in various forms, such as whistling, honking and kissing noises. But in no way is it a compliment.
In honor of April as National Sexual Assault Awareness month the American Association of University Women released the guide “10 Ways to Fight Sexual Assault on Campus.”
University of La Verne students gathered to raise awareness about sexual violence for Denim Day Thursday.
The It’s on Us campaign, hosted by Alyssa Navarro for her public relations senior project, brought awareness about sexual assault to the University of La Verne Monday in the Campus Center ballroom.
Elizabeth Zwerling, professor of journalism, discussed her take on “Journalism and Reporting Campus Sexual Assault” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.