As vice president, Biden sought to remake the rules of sexual culture on college campuses and beyond. He succeeded—and now is suffering for it.
Emily Yoffe"Joe Biden is now living in the world of accusation he helped to create. It is one of peril for the accused, in which they are subjected to expansive definitions of sexual misconduct and little benefit of the doubt." My @politico piece
NEW YORK, March 28 – Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish Meghan Daum’s THE PROBLEM WITH EVERYTHING: A Journey Through the Culture Wars, a poignant and powerful account of our current social and political landscape, it was...
The country lost an opportunity to model how fair procedures can work in a #MeToo case.
Emily YoffeAl Franken's departure from the Senate continues to haunt the Democrats because the lessons of this debacle remain unlearned and due process continues to be denigrated. My @TheAtlantic story
The rapid spread of Marsy's Law could undermine due process across the country.
Emily YoffeThe Law of Unintended Consequences in action: @reason on how a national movement supposedly for victim's rights results in "an unnecessary and emotionally manipulative assault on due process and the presumption of innocence."
What happens today if one agrees to represent an accused #MeToo villain or speaks out in defense of his due-process rights?
Emily YoffeThe price for lawyers who defend people accused in #MeToo "in liberal communities, may be not only harassment and threats but also official inquiries and penalties." Crucial @JeannieSuk essay on how open societies end.
Emily Yoffe"The core of due process is having a fair chance to be heard. That same principle, of hearing people out, is the basis of any free society. A chill has descended on our intellectual lives—on the positions we feel free to question and express. @JeannieSuk
Today's parents are stalked by the twin fears that their kids will be kidnapped, raped and eaten -- or not get into Harvard. When either of those fears reaches a boiling point, parents do crazy things. I once got a letter from a 15-year-old whose...
Don’t sell cruelty and pathological behavior as a feminist victory.
Emily YoffeSharp psychological insight on the roots of Amy Klobuchar's rage from @CaitlinPacific and this twist: "Certainly a kind of sexism has accompanied the incident, and the proof is that Klobuchar seems to be surviving these reports, while a man never would.