Sexual Assault on Campus


Liberty University, the site of a reported 2002 sexual assault involving Jesse Matthew, the man charged with abducting Hannah Graham in Charlottesville in September 2014. Matthew was also named in a rape at Christopher Newport University in 2003.



GUEST: Shanlon Wu is a former federal prosecutor and attorney who has, as both a Wu, Grohovsky and Whipple, Reagan building, Washington, DC, June 15, 2011prosecutor and defense attorney, specialized in cases of violent crime and sexual assault.


TOPIC: Shan explores the steps that universities and colleges should take to better deal with allegations of rape and sexual assault on their campuses. He is the author of this recent commentary at the Huffington Post which considers the allegations of rape that were made against Jesse Matthew in 2002 and 2003 at two separate Virginia colleges. Matthew is the 32-year old man charged in the abduction of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, who was last seen in Charlottesville in the early morning hours of Saturday, September 13.


ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE: Wednesday, October 15, 2014.