Campus ‘SaVE’ Law Does Exact Opposite

Here is the truckload of reasons why safety activists should be working to stop the Campus Sex Violence Elimination Act from taking effect in March. This law was snuck in under the VAWA authorization, and now it’s time to take a much closer look.

1 Murder, Plus 2 Mum Suspects Equals a Walk

Criminals often use a trick called cross-finger pointing resulting in many long-term unsolved cases of missing women and girls, including the disappearance of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey in Colorado, says Wendy Murphy in this excerpt from the new edition of “And Justice For Some.”

CNN Steubenville Coverage Did More Good Than Harm

The sympathy the news outlet poured on the two young men after they were sentenced for rape was hard to take. But CNN’s sustained coverage, along with the bravery of the 16-year-old victim and citizen activism in this case, may help change rape culture.

Steubenville-Style Tech Puts Rapists on Gotcha

Murphy has no patience for hand wringing over the release of the Ohio rape-case video. These technological advances, she says, give a huge boost to rape prosecutors who currently put a mere 2 percent of alleged rapists in jail for even one day.