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California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

SAN DIEGO (AP) August 11, 2014.

Nationwide, states are beginning to address the problem of campus sexual assault. This article highlights the legislation being considered in California, SB 967. Sexual abuse attorneys, the Zalkin Law Firm represents victims at several universities.

“Now, as universities around the country that are facing pressure over the handling of rape allegations adopt policies to define consensual sex, California is poised to take it a step further. Lawmakers are considering what would be the first-in-the-nation measure requiring all colleges that receive public funds to set a standard for when “yes means yes.”

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