Sexual Assault Charges Against Rutgers-Newark Philosophy Chair

Anna Stubblefield, the chair of the philosophy department at Rutgers-Newark, has been placed on administrative leave while she fights criminal charges that she repeatedly sexually assaulted a man with cerebral palsy over several years. One issue is whether the man was able to effectively consent. Details here.

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m abd
m abd
10 years ago

This is really sad. I was confused about something though–is Stubblefield’s claim that there was a relationship but that it was consensual? Even assuming that DJ was able to consent and did consent, wouldn’t this still constitute a serious violation in terms of research ethics? Am I missing something?