November 16, 2020
On Saturday, November 14, 2020, Catholic Law Professor Mary Graw Leary spoke at the Crime Victim Law Conference. The virtual, two-day event was hosted by the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI). Graw Leary spoke in a Saturday afternoon breakout session entitled, “Is the #MeToo Movement for Real? Implications for Jurors' Rape Myth Biases,” which examined the effect the #MeToo Movement could have on societal norms regarding sexual assault and what shifts may occur in jurors’ perceptions of sexual violence.