“CL did an amazing job! Our students really enjoyed his presentation and we heard great feedback. He definitely presented what I thought was the best educational presentation I have seen so far!” Ashford University
who is c.l. lindsay?
In 1998, attorney C.L. Lindsay III left his practice in New York City to found the Coalition for Student & Academic Rights (CO-STAR). Since then, acting as its Executive Director, he has built CO-STAR into a national student rights organization that helps thousands of college students with their legal problems, free of charge, each year. C.L. is a nationally-recognized expert and leader in the field of student rights and academic freedom. He literally wrote the book on legal problems at colleges. The College Student’s Guide to the Law has become the definitive authority used by students, university counsel, and as a textbook for master’s and law courses nationwide. He graduated magna cum laude from Denison University and received his J.D. from the University of Michigan. In his spare time, he teaches courses in law and literature at the University of Pennsylvania.
why book sex & the law?
Sex & the law meets all Title IX requirements and will ensure that your students or troops understand how the law applies to the more sordid parts of their lives. After the lecture attendees will:
- Fully understand the concept of consent in sexual situations and have practices to put in place in their personal lives
- Be given strategies to prevent first time offenders and first time victimization
- Be aware of recent on-campus cases of sexual violence
- Understand the effects of sexual assaults
- Be aware of the full implications of Title IX from sports to the classroom to sexual relations
- Be trained in Bystander Intervention and be given strategies to implement when they see a potentially dangerous situation arise
- Be made aware of local and school rules and laws that overlap with the concepts presented when applicable
- Have analyzed current social norms (such as “wing men”) and understand how thinking about sexual relationships needs to change
- Know the main contacts of local, state, and federal programs that can help with sexual assault victims
- Have an understanding of when a personal interaction has crossed the line into unwanted sexual attention
- Understand the basics of consensual sexual issues—adultery, fornication, crimes against nature and statutory rape (one of the most mis-quoted laws on any college campus)
- Know their rights in the areas of contraceptive issues, pregnancy and abortion
- Be able to explain criminal transmission of an STD and voyeurism laws
- Have an understanding of how public nudity and public urination/defecation intersect.
- Know the basics of current sexting laws, including recent cases and laws
- Be able to identify how statutory rape, child pornography, and sexual misconduct charges may apply to simple peer to peer texts
- Have a working set of guidelines to determine what is and isn’t appropriate to text
- Have specific actions to take if they are being stalked (real-world or online)
- Know how to avoid falling victim to date rape drugs
- Be able to preserve the evidence correctly if they are, god forbid, the victims of an assault
- Know the basics of the Campus Sex Crime Victim’s Bill of Rights
- Have specific actions to take to protect their safety online