The Second Wave : An Agenda for the Next Thirty Years of Rape Law Reform

@inproceedings{Seidman2005TheSW,
  title={The Second Wave : An Agenda for the Next Thirty Years of Rape Law Reform},
  author={Ilene Seidman and Susan Vickers},
  year={2005}
}
In the past thirty years there has been a movement in the law seeking gender equality in sex and sexual relations. The treatment of crimes specifically targeting women, sexual assault and domestic violence, has been at the core of this gender equality movement. The rape reform movement has succeeded in lobbying for significant revisions in antiquated and gender-biased rape statutes. Specifically, state and federal legislatures have enacted rape shield laws, provided for privileged protection of… CONTINUE READING

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