Sexual Violence and the Law

Risk Assessment and Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse

Lynn Hecht Schafran

Tort Suits Filed by Rape and Sexual Assault Victims in Civil Courts: Lessons for Courts, Classrooms and Constituencies

Ellen M. Bublick, SMU Law Review, Winter 2006

Citizen No-Duty Rules: Rape Victims and Comparative Fault

Ellen M. Bublick, Columbia Law Review, October 1999

The Second Wave: An Agenda for the Next Thirty Years of Rape Law Reform(PDF)

Ilene Seidman, Susan Vickers, 2005

Unwanted Sex: The Culture of Intimidation and the Failure of the Law - book excerpt

Stephen J. Schulhofer

Real Rape - book excerpt

Susan Estrich

Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse: Adjudicating this Hidden Dimension of Domestic Violence Cases (free Web course)

National Judicial Education Program, Legal Momentum

I Used to Think the Law Would Protect Me: Illinois's Failure to Test Rape Kits

Human Rights Watch

Navigating Notification: A Guide to Re-Engaging Sexual Assault Survivors Affected by the Untested Rape Kit Backlog

Joyful Heart Foundation

The Earthquake in Sexual Assault Response: Police Leadership Can Increase Victim Reporting to Hold More Perpetrators Accountable

Kimberly A. Lonsway, Ph.D and Sgt. Joanne Archambault (Ret.), Police Chief Magazine

The "Justice Gap" for Sexual Assault Cases: Future Directions for Research and Reform

Kimberly A. Lonsway and Joanne Archambault

Raped or  "Seduced"? How Language Helps Shape our Response to Sexual Violence

National Judicial Education Program, Legal Momentum

Legal Subjectivity Among Youth Victims of Sexual Abuse

Heather Hlavka