August 4, 2015


(AUGUST 4, 2015)— In a “Viewpoint” published online today in the journal JAMA, two Georgetown University legal experts propose ways that universities can help 1) prevent student sexual assault, 2) fairly adjudicate claims and 3) support and reintegrate survivors of assault.

Corresponding author Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, is faculty director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law. His co-author, Rebecca B. Reingold, JD, is an associate with the O’Neill Institute.

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About the O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law
The O’Neill Institute was established in 2007 to respond to the need for innovative new solutions to the most pressing national and international health concerns. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., the O’Neill Institute reflects the importance of public and private law in health policy analysis. The O’Neill Institute draws upon the University’s considerable intellectual resources, including the School of Nursing & Health Studies, the School of Medicine, the McCourt School of Public Policy, and the Kennedy Institute of Ethics.