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Former Stanford Swimmer Convicted of Rape Files For Appeal
The former Stanford University student-athlete was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.
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A year ago, Brock Turner was arguably the most despised young man in America. The former Stanford University student-athlete was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. Turner was sentenced to 6 months in jail, sparking national outrage. To make things worse, he ended up serving only half of the sentence for good behavior. The […]

How Is Rape Prosecuted in Other Countries?

OKABE & HAUSHALTER Nov 18, 2017

Criminal law can sometimes get complicated in the United States. But when traveling abroad, it can get even more mind-boggling. Different countries have their own justice system on how to handle crimes. Rape is one of the most serious crimes anyone can commit in any country. But not every nation handles these cases the same. […]

In Many Countries, Rape is an Epidemic

OKABE & HAUSHALTER Oct 28, 2017

When we go on vacation to another country, we usually do not think about the negative aspects of our destination. In fact, most countries isolate tourists to a certain portion of said country as not to show the dark sides and seedy underbelly of their local habitat. What we see are the smiling faces willing […]

False Claims Threaten Those Accused

OKABE & HAUSHALTER Nov 3, 2011

The Montage Beverly Hills hotel on North Canon Drive was the site of a recent rape claim made on Wednesday, November 2, 2011. The front lobby desk at the luxury hotel received a call at approximately 1:30 a.m. from a frantic woman claiming to have been raped in one of the hotel’s rooms. According to […]

This week, several news sources reported that Alex Da Silva of the hit show So You Think You Can Dance has pled not guilty to charges of rape. Da Silva is a choreographer on SYTYCD and was accused of raping several women from 2002 to 2009. Da Silva made a court appearance in Los Angeles and pled not […]

Following the alleged rape and murder of 17-year-old Chelsea King, one California lawmaker is proposing legislation to stiffen the state’s existing sex offender laws. The legislation will be named after King, who disappeared February 25 while running in a park near San Diego. On March 2, her body was found near a shallow grave. It is believed […]