Newsweek: Federal Complaint Over Berkeley's Handling of Sex Assault Cases Expands

February 27, 2014

Sexual assault has “reached, frankly, a fever pitch in our universities” across the U.S., California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson told Newsweek. “There’s been this trivializing culture around rape that ignores the victim and protects the perpetrator.”

Jackson, along with State Senator Kevin De León, introduced legislation intended to create minimum standards for sexual assault policies across all California universities and colleges, public and private.