Facts:  

  • 80% of all sexual assaults are committed by an acquaintance of the victim.
  • 50% of all sexual assaults involve alcohol use by at least one person.
  • 67% of those who are sexually assaulted will tell someone.
  • 1 in 6 women has been the victim of a rape or attempted rape.
  • 1 in 10 victim of sexual assault is male.

To recognize the importance of the month, Albany Law School’s Students & Staff Task Force Members has a number of events planned.  We encourage your participation and support.  Events as of April 22nd includes:

Tabling: On Tuesday, April 26 from 10am – 2pm.  Members of our student and staff taskforce will be at an information table.  Location: outside the Cafeteria at the Bar Review Table:

Free Coffee, Muffins & Bookmarks from 10am -2pm.    

Good Luck on Exams!

We encourage members of the Law School community to donate to a local rape crisis center and show your support by visiting our information table outside the Cafeteria.

Community-wide events:

Sign up to join “Team Albany Law School” for the following events:

Thursday, April 14th – “Take Back the Night”: This community-wide march and rally was hosted by The College of St. Rose. The rally began at 6:15 pm.  At least 100 joined this Walk on April 14th.

Saturday, April 30th – Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

  • This is the international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence.  Sign up at our table on Tuesday, April 26th.
  • It is held at Samaritan Hospital – Lally Pavilion, Troy, NY – Join us! 
    Note: A carpool from Albany Law School on April 30th is available for teammates.  Contact our Director of Diversity Affairs if you have questions, diversity@albanylaw.edu  

Campus Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic & Dating Violence and Stalking: in addition to partnering with local victim service agencies, the Campus Response Project has conducted numerous trainings on sexual assault, domestic & dating violence and stalking for University Heights Public Safety Officers and for Albany Law School personnel who are responsible for ensuring offender accountability through the Albany Law School’s judicial/disciplinary process.  Albany Law School is a member of this 2007 grant awarded by the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.