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Fridays at Newcomb: Lisa Avalos

Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, The Commons 3rd Floor

"I Never Said Yes: Why Failure to Seek Consent in First Encounter Sex Should be A Crime"

Lisa R. Avalos is an Associate Professor of Law and holds the Hermann Moyse, Sr. Professorship at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where she has taught since 2018, primarily in the areas of criminal law and procedure, sex crimes, and professional ethics. Much of her scholarship addresses gender-based violence and has appeared in the Brooklyn Law Review, Nevada Law Journal, Michigan Journal of Gender & Law, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Fordham International Law Journal, and others. She has written opinion pieces for the Guardian, appeared on BBC Radio and Louisiana Public Radio, and has been quoted in numerous publications including the Guardian, Huffington Post, Time Magazine, BuzzFeed, Cosmopolitan, and Vice News. She earned her J.D. at New York University School of Law and holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University.  

Fridays at Newcomb is a free lunch and lecture series featuring speakers across disciplines. Please note that non-Tulane guests must provide either proof of vaccination OR a negative PCR COVID-19 test that was taken within the past 72 hours.

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