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How Dismantling Rape Myths Won Cosby Conviction

Landing a conviction in the second trial of actor Bill Cosby meant dismantling rape myths and educating jurors on the truths behind their preconceived beliefs on sexual assault, according to Kristen Gibbons Feden, the special prosecutor in the case.

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addict

Deflecting Opioid Sufferers From the Justice System ‘Can Save Lives,’ Experts Say

Growing collaboration between community service providers and police has begun to make headway in an epidemic that has made hospital emergency rooms “busier than bar rooms,” a former Massachusetts sheriff told a panel at John Jay College. The innovative “deflection” approach helps addicts avoid becoming entangled with the justice system.

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immigrants

New Jersey AG Assails ‘Harebrained’ Federal Immigration Policies

In a blunt talk to students and faculty at John Jay College, Gurbir Grewal said state attorneys-general have been critical to the struggle against “harebrained” federal efforts to criminalize immigrants over the past two years. But conservative federal court appointments will make things tougher, he warned.

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