On Tuesday evening, the 18th Undergraduate Senate unanimously passed a resolution condemning Stanford’s recent dismissal of Title IX attorney Crystal Riggins as retaliatory.
Over the past few years, a diverse array of student organizations have sought to combat sexual assault on campus. Their initiatives have included workshops, conferences, student groups and collaboration with the administration — all of which tackle different aspects of the issue, including efforts in education and prevention, data transparency and University accountability and adjudication.
“One in Five: The Law, Policy, and Politics of Campus Sexual Assault” will be offered as a regular course in the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies department next winter quarter.
The California Commission on Judicial Performance has cleared Judge Aaron Persky ’84 M.A. ’85 of wrongdoing in his sentencing of Brock Turner.
Former students say Stanford offered them therapy money to drop federal complaints about sexual assault cases – allegations the University disputes as misleading.
How a young mom living in poverty rose to become a Stanford law professor and one of the leading voices against sexual assault on campuses today
Brock Turner, a former Stanford athlete convicted of sexual assault, was released from jail on Sept. 2, after staying behind bars for only three months. Turner only served half of his original six month sentence due to good behavior, and began serving his three years of parole on Friday.
Following accusations of lenient sentencing in the Brock Turner case, California legislators on June 20 introduced Assembly Bill 2888, which would effectively mandate a minimum sentence of three years in prison for those convicted of sexual assault. Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo), Assemblymen Evan Low (D-Campbell) and Bill Dodd (D-Napa) are the three Northern Californian legislators behind the bill.