The American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 3, 2015

Gender Respect Education: A Proposal to Combat Commercial Sexual Exploitation
INTRODUCTIONA twenty-three year-old young woman died after being brutally gang raped and beaten for hours in New Delhi on December 16th, 2012.1 Despite a world-wide outcry over sexual crimes and widespread harassment of women in public, similar attacks...
How Far Will the Strictest State Push the Limits: The Constitutionality of California's Proposed Gun Law under the Second Amendment
I. INTRODUCTIONElliot Rodger viewed Friday, May 24, 2014, as his "day of retribution" as he embarked on a violent killing spree throughout the streets of California.1 Rodger's massacre left a total of seven victims dead, including himself, on the streets...
Outing the New Jim Crow: Ending Segregation of Lgbtq Students by Creating Barriers to 501(c)(3) Tax-Exemption Status
Jessica Bradley was a ninth grade student at Covenant Christian Academy ("CCA") in Longville, Georgia.1 Jessica was a good student, earning "A"s and "B"s in most of her classes.2 She performed especially well in her Bible studies class.3 In April 2005,...
Stop Re-Victimizing the Victims: A Call for Stronger State Laws Prohibiting Insurance Discrimination against Victims of Domestic Violence
INTRODUCTIONIn the mid-1990s, insurance discrimination against victims of domestic violence first attracted national media and political attention.1 Despite this scrutiny, many states still permit insurers to consider whether someone has been a victim...
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