Blog Post 43: Gender-bias and the Challenges of Effectively Defining, Investigating and Prosecuting Sexual Assault

Gender-bias and the Challenges of Effectively Defining, Investigating and Prosecuting Sexual Assault By Alessandra Carozza The patriarchal nature of the American justice system has prevented the development of effective mechanisms for defining, investigating, and prosecuting sexual assault crimes. The inherent gender-bias affects the legal definitions and constructs of rape, how rape cases are investigated, and […]