This course, led by attorney Giugi Carminati, addresses the issues raised by litigating a civil sexual assault case. Rape, sexual assault, and unwanted sexual contact cases are not typical tort cases: they present unique challenges and require practitioners to make unique strategy calls. In order to properly make those calls, lawyers have to understand the gender-based dynamics, the stereotypes that undermine a victim's credibility, and the rules of evidence that specifically address sexually charged cases.
Giugi Carminati is a litigator and intersectional feminist advocate. She represents women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ community in their personal and professional lives. She practices in state and federal courts in Texas, New York, and Colorado. From commercial litigation to family law and civil protection orders, she brings firm but compassionate legal advocacy for her clients. She speaks French, English, Italian and Spanish.
Loved this, thanks for breaking down rape culture and harmful gender stereotypes so well and how they play into cases
Could feel her passion for the subject. Her explanations gave me new perspective on topic.
Instructor was very well-informed, and gave excellent background on the topic as well as explaining why the background was important to know for litigation purposes.
Great presentation with useful trial info.
Very helpful. Great content
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