Tag Archives: Rape

WLP’s Terry Fromson Elected to American Law Institute

Women’s Law Project Managing Attorney Terry L. Fromson is one of five lawyers in Pennsylvania recently elected to the American Law Institute. The American Law Institute (ALI) is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to … Continue reading

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WLP on Pennsylvania’s Statutes of Limitations Bill

The Women’s Law Project, along with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, supports House Bill 1947 moving out of the Senate Judiciary Committee without any further amendments to the bill. House Bill 1947 concerns statutes of limitations on sex abuse, meaning … Continue reading

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2015: The Good, the Bad, and the Very, Very Ugly

There’s no need to sugarcoat 2015: The attack on reproductive rights is still going strong. A well-funded anti-choice movement is attempting to block not only women’s access to legal abortion, but contraception and preventative care also. Clinic violence and targeted … Continue reading

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WLP on the DOJ’s First-Ever Guidance on Gender Bias in Law Enforcement

On any given day of the week, we read news articles that showcase how police bias against women, whether conscious or implicit, undermines law enforcement’s response to allegations of sexual and domestic violence. Gender discrimination in law enforcement can take … Continue reading

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Carol E. Tracy Honored by the American Society of Criminology

Tracy accepts the President’s Award for Distinguished Contributions to Justice on 25th Anniversary of Leading the Women’s Law Project This evening, the Women’s Law Project Executive Director Carol E. Tracy will accept the prestigious President’s Award for Distinguished Contributions to … Continue reading

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WLP at the PA Governor’s Residence to Discuss Campus Rape Crisis

The documentary The Hunting Ground explores the crisis of sexual assault on campus while profiling the transformation of students as they evolve from victims to survivors to empowered activists. The film is also a chilling indictment of the widespread failure of … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Debut of ‘The Hunting Ground’ & Discussion with Filmmaker

“Triumphant… a stirring call to action” – Indiewire The Hunting Ground is a moving new documentary from the Oscar-nominated filmmakers behind The Invisible War. Their new film explores the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, and the broad failure … Continue reading

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