Civil Tort Actions Filed by Victims of Sexual Assault: Promise and Perils

Publish Date: 
September 2009
Description: 

This Applied Research paper examines tort actions for sexual assault - law suits that seek financial compensation for wrongs that cause injury to the victim. The paper also discusses benefits and drawbacks of tort litigation for sexual assault survivors.
Civil Tort Actions Filed by Victims of Sexual Assault: Promise and Perils

Bibliography: 
Ellen Bublick with contributions from Jessica Mindlin - Violence Against Women National Online Resource Center