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Why Some Men Are Above the Law

Martha C. Nussbaum | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics
Martha C. Nussbaum

For one Bill Cosby, there are hundreds like him who will never be indicted. I think this way because I know it from experience. I have my own Bill Cosby tale to tell.

Stepfather Rapes Severely Disabled Girl -- Angry California Prosecutors Want Tougher Laws

Judy Farah | Posted 10.30.2013 | Crime
Judy Farah

He cared for her and assisted his wife in helping with her severely disabled 14-year-old daughter. According to prosecutors, the girl was physically, mentally and developmentally disabled. She couldn't walk or talk. But that didn't stop 27-year-old Carlos Mesinas from raping her.

Rape Is a 4-Letter Word

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 04.21.2012 | Crime
Mache Seibel, MD

The U.S. Attorney General recently announced a revised definition of rape so that it can be more accurately reported and prosecuted. Here's how the new law differs from the old one.

India Pressured To Drop 'Finger Test' From Rape Cases

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The finger test really is as bad as it sounds. A doctor inserts two fingers into a rape victim's vagina to determine the presence or absence of the...

Afghan 'Rape Law' Will NOT Go Into Effect: Ambassador (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: In an interview for Bloomberg TV's "Political Capital with Al Hunt" today, Afghani Ambassador Said Jawad declared outright that the notorious...

Italy Passes Emergency Rape Law To Crack Down On Sexual Violence

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Italy's government has rushed through a decree to crack down on sexual violence and illegal immigration after a spate of rapes blamed on foreigners....