California State Bar Ethics Rule 5-110 Takes Prosecutors To Task For Bogus Criminal Cases: Cannot Prosecute Without Probable Cause, Must Disclose Evidence Helpful to Accused, Seek Reversal of False Convictions

On November 2, 2017, the California Supreme Court approved new state bar ethics rules which impose heightened duties on prosecutors in criminal cases.  Why is this important? Men are often the target of overzealous or unethical prosecutions, particularly at the hands of jealous or vindictive women. Prosecutors who bring fake cases can be sanctioned or disbarred under the new rules for not paying attention to exculpatory evidence. Among the changes,…

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California To Amend Rape Laws (Again) To Target Men With “Stealthing”

On May 16, 2017, California assembly woman, Christina Garcia, introduced another ill-conceived “rape law”  to target men.  https://a58.asmdc.org/press-releases/rape-definition-ca-include-stealthing.  This expands the ever growing definition of rape to include the alleged practice of “stealthing”: “Stealthing” is the nonconsensual, intentional removal or tampering with of a condom during sexual intercourse.  The practice of stealthing isn’t new.  Deeply rooted in centuries of rape culture based on dominance and control, particularly of women by…

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Men Will Face Minimum of 3-8 Years in Prison for Sex With A Drunk Woman

update: this law his now been signed into effect; min 3 years prison sentence for attempted rape and other “sexual assault” laws Following the politicized uproar over the so-called lenient sentence that Brock Turner received in his sexual assault case, the California legislature has passed yet another “rape” law by 66-0. Under the new law, a defendant would face a minimum of 3-years in prison if he has sex, oral,…

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What Men Should Learn From the Brock Turner Case

The Brock Turner case has stirred endless controversy in the news.  Partly because it a involved a promising young Stanford student and partly because of the endless publicity and public outrage over college sexual assault cases.  Men, can and should learn an important lesson from this case. The lines of what constitutes rape and sexual assault is a deadly gray area.  In today’s hostile climate against Men, even the slightest…

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