‘Gag order’ against sexual assault
By Sara Ganim
June 2, 2022
This episode of Why Don’t We Know was done in collaboration with the Spencer Education fellowship at Columbia University, where host Sara Ganim was a fellow for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Additionally, a companion piece ran in USA Today, elaborating on specific cases, with insight from other experts, lawyers and students who have been presented with these agreements. Here’s a link to that story: LINK
Here’s a link to the letter, written by Equal Rights Advocates and attorney Laura Dunn, and was sent to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights: LINK
This episode was written and produced by host Sara Ganim, with additional research and reporting by Brittany Suszan and Brett Posner-Ferdman. This episode was edited by Amy Fu. The theme music for Why Don’t We Know was composed by Pete Readman. Audio mixing was done by James Sullivan.