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Woman after woman told her story, but the rape conviction didn’t stand. Here’s why.

“The bravery of the survivors who came forward and who shared their stories, that bravery was not changed by anything that happened,” said Emily Martin, chief program officer for the National Women’s Law Center, which...

“El movimiento persistirá”: Defensoras del #MeToo tras revocación de sentencia a Weinstein

“La decisión de hoy no borra la verdad de lo que sucedió”, dijo Fatima Goss Graves, directora del Fondo de Defensa Legal Time’s Up. Es importante recordar, dijo, “que un caso bien conocido no define...

Harvey Weinstein’s New York Conviction Is Overturned

Fatima Goss Graves, the chief executive of the National Women’s Law Center, said at a news conference in Manhattan that today’s decision would only invigorate the #MeToo movement. “One well-known case does not define this...

How The Supreme Court Could Endanger Access to Emergency Abortion Care

The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, or EMTALA, is a statute passed by Congress in 1986 to ensure that nobody who is experiencing a medical emergency is turned away from receiving health care. But...

With This Week’s Abortion Case, Supreme Court Faces Grim Reality of Overturning Roe

“No one should be forced to undergo an experience that puts their life at risk, simply because a state politician wants that to happen,” says Alison Tanner, senior counsel at the National Women’s Law Center,...

Reagan-era emergency health care law is the next abortion flashpoint at the Supreme Court

“Those stories are hugely sympathetic to the public, to voters,” said Gretchen Borchelt, the vice president for reproductive rights and health at the National Women’s Law Center, which is supporting the Biden administration in the...