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New California “Yes means yes” law better protects students from sexual assault

New California “Yes means yes” law better protects students from sexual assault

Pranav Parthasarathy

October 6, 2014

n Sept. 29, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law making Calif. the first state in the nation to adopt a “yes means yes” policy regarding sexual consent at all colleges and universities that accept funding from the state. According to the law, consent must be explicitly given at the onset of intimacy and may...