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Legal Issues

Below is information on statutes, legislation, protective orders, medical care and other legal issues pertaining to sexual violence.

The Law Book

September 2018

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Bill Tracker

May 15, 2019

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Title IX Comment

On January 30, 2019, ICASA submitted a comment to the Department of Education opposing the proposed changes to the Title IX Rules.

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2019 Legislation
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Civil Lawsuits for Survivors
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Crime Victim Compensation
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Education Laws
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Emergency Contraception
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Employment Rights
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Health Care
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Housing
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Illinois Criminal Statutes
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Immigration
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Minors: Advocacy, Counseling and Consent
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People with Disabilities
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Protective Orders
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Rape Crisis Center Confidentiality
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SASETA Information and Resources
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Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE)
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Statutes of Limitations
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Prior Years' State Legislation
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Report on Court-Ordered Rape

Michelle Madden Dempsey, Law Professor at Villanova University, prepared this letter regarding the practice of invasive gynecological exams survivors are ordered to endure in the course of legal proceedings against their perpetrators.

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Case List

The list of cases from the Dempsey Report on Court-Ordered Rape.

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Find a crisis center near you.

ICASA member rape crisis centers are located across Illinois and provide services to approximately 98% of the state's population.

Contact with an ICASA center is completely confidential.

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA)

100 North 16th Street, Springfield, IL 62703 USA

Phone: +1 217-753-4117 • Fax: (217) 753-8229

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