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Mary Leary, associate professor, law, was quoted in an April 21 New York Times article about Congressional legislated targeting a variety of sex crimes.

Lawmakers Broadening Their Focus to Fight Against an Array of Sex Crimes

From: New York Times 
Date: April 21, 2014
Author: Jennifer Steinhauer

“There has been a lot of attention in the last couple of years on child abuse and exploitation,” said Mary G. Leary, a law professor at the Catholic University of America and an expert on the exploitation of women and girls.

“But what is different about the most recent wave is this focus on the institutional role,” she said. “With the Sandusky matter, part of what horrified Americans was the institutional response, and that was true again with the military institutional response.”

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