|Present||Faculty Member, Washington and Lee University School of Law|
- Criminal Law
- Criminal Regulation of Vice
- Family Law
|2010||SJD, University of Virginia|
|2007||LLM, University of Virginia|
|1999||LLM, Hebrew University|
|1995||LLB, Hebrew University|
Fear-Based Provocation American University Law Review (2018)
This Article offers three major contributions to challenge existing view of provocation: first, it considers psychological research that found that fear, similarly to anger, may also significantly interfere with individuals’ decision making processes by disturbing ...
The Conundrum of Voluntary Intoxication and Sex Brooklyn Law Review (2017)
Research shows that a significant number of sexual assaults occur after victims have consumed an excessive amount of intoxicants, rendering them substantially impaired and incapable of opposing nonconsensual sexual acts. Existing sexual assault statutes mostly ...
Breaking the Chain of Command Culture: A Call For An Independent Investigative Body To Curb Sexual Assaults in the Military Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society (2014)
This Article focuses on the preliminary stages of the military’s criminal process and its treatment of sexual assault complaints. These include the military’s reporting and investigation mechanisms, specifically the official report of the incident and ...
Drugs, Dignity and Danger: Human Dignity as a Constitutional Constraint to Limit Overcriminalization Tennessee Law Review (2013)
This Article proposes a constitutional constraint to limit criminalization of victimless crimes and, particularly, to alleviate the pressures on the criminal justice system emanating from its continuous “war on drugs.” To accomplish this goal, the ...
The Failure of Consent: Re-Conceptualizing Rape as Sexual Abuse of Power Michigan Journal of Gender and Law (2011)
This Article argues that while rape law reform has accomplished significant changes in the past decades, the reform has since stalled. The contemporary focus on the element of consent might account for this stagnation. This ...
Criminalizing Coerced Submission in the Workplace and in the Academy Columbia Journal of Gender and Law (2010)
This Article challenges the prevailing view that Title VII and Title IX provide a single conceptual model that fit all forms of sexual harassment. In particular, it questions the assumption that coerced sexual intercourse in ...