Leah Slyder, ‘Rape in the Civil and Administrative Contexts: Proposed Solutions to Problems in Tort Cases Brought by Rape Survivors’

Introduction
… This Note will argue that civil suits brought by rape survivors against their attackers are ultimately an ineffective alternative to the criminal justice system in solving this problem. While at first they may seem appealing, these suits raise many of the same problems as found in criminal cases. Accordingly, an administrative system designed to compensate survivors for the harm that they have suffered as a result of having been raped is a necessary alternative to the civil system. Such an administrative system is necessary in order to effectively compensate survivors and to facilitate their recovery in the aftermath of their rape …

Leah Slyder, Rape in the Civil and Administrative Contexts: Proposed Solutions to Problems in Tort Cases Brought by Rape Survivors, 68 Case Western Reserve Law Review 543 (2017).

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