Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Editor: Tracy A. Thomas
University of Akron School of Law

Friday, October 18, 2013

Is America Easy on Sex Offenders?

One story suggests so:

...rape, or sexual assault, convictions sometimes result in shockingly short sentences, a dilemma created by a legal system that uses assorted classifications to describe sexual crimes and oftentimes fails to prosecute because of assumptions about a victim's credibility.

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