In this episode, I’ll cover a case that sparked a national debate and shone a spotlight on discrepancies in the justice system regarding the treatment and rights of survivors of sexual assault. Brock Turner was a first-year student at Stanford University when he was accused of sexually assaulting a young woman. The media portrayal of the perpetrator and the leniency he received at sentencing would fuel public outrage regarding this highly publicized case. Resources: Know My Name: A Memoir,
Chanel Miller, Penguin Books, 2019.
“Know My Name: Chanel Miller’s Story”, 60 Minutes, CBS,
May 3, 2021. https://youtu.be/PTvHn2_0evo
“Sentence in Stanford Assault Case Sparks Outrage”, Richard Gonzalez, NPR,
June 6, 2016.
“Thes Brock Turner Headlines are Beyond Tone Deaf”, Julie Sprankles, Bustle.com
, June 6, 2016.