Sexting Among Minors: A Q+A About New Study
Business & Law / Community & Society

Sexting Among Minors: A Q+A About New Study

A recent study by researchers at Drexel University revealed that sexting among minors is more common than previously thought, and that most minors are unaware of the potential harsh legal consequences. The study, entitled “Youth Sexting: Prevalence Rates, Driving Motivations, and the Deterrent Effect of Legal Consequences,” was published online in June 2014 by the … Continue reading

What TV Doesn’t Show You about Being a Lawyer
Business & Law

What TV Doesn’t Show You about Being a Lawyer

If you’re a fan of legal dramas like CBS’s “The Good Wife,” then you’re familiar with the flashy side of the legal profession, with trial lawyers striding around the courtroom, engaging in rapid-fire questioning and making moving speeches. But there’s another side to the legal profession that represents one of the most challenging – although … Continue reading

Legal and Public Health Experts Comment on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
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Legal and Public Health Experts Comment on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

  Experts from Drexel’s Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health are available to comment for news stories about today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. David S. Cohen, associate professor, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law: Today the Court took a big … Continue reading

The Failure of Rape Law Reform
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The Failure of Rape Law Reform

Debates about the term “legitimate rape” and whether or not a woman’s body can prevent rape have permeated media coverage in recent months, shedding light on the fact that views about sexual assault victims continue to be outdated, biased and insensitive, and that victims still lack real rights and protections. In her new book Up Against … Continue reading