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What Roe v. Wade Means for Internet Privacy

Roe v. Wade left Americans with the idea that privacy is something we can expect as citizens. But does the SCOTUS consider privacy a constitutional right?
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The Murky Linguistics of Consent

In many #MeToo stories, crucial signals, verbal and non-verbal cues, are sent but not received. Why is that?

Quantifying Rape

 Rape has costs beyond the physical and emotional: Emergency room visits, therapy, rehab, wasted tuition, lost wages, and lifestyle changes expensive.
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A History of Women’s Prisons

While women's prisons historically emphasized the virtues of traditional femininity, the conditions of these prisons were abominable.

Why Everyone Thinks They’re a Victim of Tax Policy

The House of Representatives recently agreed to extend some business tax breaks retroactively into 2014. But the Wall ...

How Not to Pay for Race Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced that it's suing four Whitten Inn hotels over race discrimination