Tag: Sex Crimes

Teaching About Sex Crimes

I have been teaching classes on sexual violence for ten years. In that time, I have grown as a researcher and scholar, but more importantly, as an authentic human being.  When I walked into the classroom this summer to teach Sex, Crimes and Culture I had no idea how much my own personal growth would …

Sexual Assault: A Restorative Justice Model

By Dr. Alissa Ackerman and Dr. Jill Levenson   The compelling and articulate statement made by the courageous survivor in the Stanford Rape case highlighted the failings of our criminal justice system. While many were shocked and enraged by the unusually short sentence of 6 months in jail, the vast majority of survivors never see …