Seidman 2005 Reform

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Authors: Ilene Seidman and Susan Vickers

Title: The Second Wave

Subtitle: An Agenda for the Next Thirty Years of Rape Law Reform

Journal: Suffolk University Law Review

Volume: 38

Issue: 2

Year: 2005

Pages: 467-491

ISSN: 0039-4696 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | U.S. History | Prosecution: Laws

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  I. Introduction (p. 467)
  II. The First Wave of Rape Reform (1970-2000) (p. 469)
  III. Change the Dominant Paradigm of Response to Rape by Reconceptualizing the Rights and Remedies available to Rape Victims outside the Criminal Justice System (p. 471)
    A. Hierarchy of Rape Victims's Legal Needs (p. 472)
      1. Privacy (p. 473)
      2. Immigration Status (p. 475)
      3. Access to Medical and Counseling Benefits that Preserves Privacy and Financial Welfare (p. 476)
      4. Access to Protective Orders (p. 476)
      5. Access to Sage Housing (p. 478)
      6. Education (p. 478)
      7. Obtaining and Maintaining Employment (p. 479)
      8. Financial stability (p. 481)
  IV. Establishment of a Victim's Right to Independent Legal Counsel within the Criminal Justice System and for their Civil Legal Needs (p. 481)
  V. Define Consent (p. 484)
  VI. Establishment of a National Database for Mandatory State Report, Arrest, Prosecution and Conviction Figures (p. 490)
  VII. Conclusion (p. 491)

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