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Stephen Schulhofer

Stephen Schulhofer

Professor, NYU School of Law

Stephen Schulhofer, the Robert B. McKay Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, is one of the nation’s most distinguished scholars of criminal justice. He has written more than 50 scholarly articles and seven books, including the leading casebook in the field, as well as Unwanted Sex: The Culture of Intimidation and the Failure of Law (2000), recently described in the New York Times as “one of the most important books on rape law published in the past 20 years.” Schulhofer currently serves as the reporter for the American Law Institute’s project to revise the sexual offense provisions of the Model Penal Code. Previously, Schulhofer held professorships at UPenn Law School and the University of Chicago Law School, where he was director of the Center for Studies in Criminal Justice. Before beginning his academic career, he clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black and practiced law.

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Stephen Schulhofer and Erin Murphy are revising the Model Penal Code on sexual assault.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

This project is re-examining Article 213 of the Model Penal Code, which was ahead of its time when approved by ALI in 1962, but is now outdated and no longer a reliable guide for legislatures and courts. The tentative 2014 draft is available .

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

This project is re-examining Article 213 of the Model Penal Code, which was ahead of its time when approved by ALI in 1962, but is now outdated and no longer a reliable guide for legislatures and courts. The tentative 2014 draft is available .

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Most of what I read about rape and sexual harassment law in the newspapers and magazines pounds away at the theme that sex is hyper-regulated. Yet, most of us know that the story of feminist success in regulating rape is wildly exaggerated.

Wednesday, December 31, 1969
Thursday, October 22, 1998