Tag Archives: Women’s Law Project

Calgary Police Latest to Adopt the “Philadelphia Case Review Model” for Reviewing Unfounded Rape Cases

We’ve been traveling lately. In just the last few weeks, WLP attorneys have been to cities across the United States and Canada conducting trainings to help advocates and police replicate our annual review of “unfounded” sex crime files at the Philadelphia Police … Continue reading

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Carol Tracy Honored with Prestigious Sandra Day O’Connor Award 

The Sandra Day O’Connor Award recognizes legal excellence & pioneering work advancing the rights of women & girls We are proud to announce that the Philadelphia Bar Association will honor Women’s Law Project Executive Director Carol E. Tracy with the … Continue reading

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“We Go In, We Ask Questions.”

While we frequently field requests for information about improving police response to sexual assault, Canadian reporters and advocates have been especially interested in our work since February, when The Globe and Mail published “Unfounded,” a 20-month investigation into how Canadian … Continue reading

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Victory: WLP Statement on Ruling that Protects Abortion Providers

Yesterday, the 9th Circuit affirmed the protection of abortion providers from fraudulent and dangerous invasions of privacy. The Women’s Law Project is proud to have supported the National Abortion Federation (NAF) by filing a brief explaining the history of anti-abortion … Continue reading

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WLP Files Court Brief to Protect Scientists from Anti-Abortion Harassment & Violence

The Women’s Law Project just filed an amici brief on behalf of the Southern Poverty Law Center and Feminist Majority Foundation in support of plaintiff scientists and researchers in a key reproductive rights case concerning protecting targets of anti-abortion harassment … Continue reading

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Why We’re Working Today in Solidarity with the Women’s Strike

March 8 is International Women’s Day and, this year, organizers of the historic Women’s Marches have designated today as a women’s strike they are calling “A Day Without a Woman.” From the announcement: “In the same spirit of love and … Continue reading

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WLP Testifies on the Impact Repealing the ACA Would Have on Women in Philadelphia

Today, Terry L. Fromson, Managing Attorney at the Women’s Law Project, testified before Philadelphia City Council’s Committee on Public Health and Human Services regarding the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act on the residents of Philadelphia. “Healthcare is a … Continue reading

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