Marital Rape

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  • Legal Momentum Senior Vice President, Legal Director, and Director of the National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) Lynn Hecht Schafran, Esq. spoke with the New York Times about the history of marital rape statutes, and the unique traumas suffered by marital rape survivors. The Times piece also highlights Minnesota survivor Jenny Teeson's work to close legal loopholes around marital rape in her home state. Lynn's quote below: