Important sexual assault decision based on Professor Sally Goldfarb’s work

December 26, 2019.  The New York Supreme Court Appellate Division issued a decision in the case, Breest v. Haggis, concerning interpretation of New York City’s Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Act, which was modeled on the federal Violence Against Women Act that Professor Goldfarb helped draft. The court’s precedent-setting decision held that allegations of rape … Continue reading Important sexual assault decision based on Professor Sally Goldfarb’s work

Professor Sarah Dadush’s Concept of Identity Harm to Hold Companies Accountable

December 17, 2019.  The on-line news publication Quartz called for using “identity harm” to hold companies accountable for breaking the virtuous or ethical promises they make to their consumers (e.g. green, sustainable, fair trade, cage-free, etc.). Identity harm, a term coined by Prof. Dadush, is the anguish experienced by a consumer who learns that her … Continue reading Professor Sarah Dadush’s Concept of Identity Harm to Hold Companies Accountable