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Danny Masterson and the Tension between Due Process and #MeToo

In January of 2017, hundreds of thousands of protesters, mostly women, took to the streets in cities and towns across the United States. The protestors wore pink “pussyhats” and brandished signs saying “Resist” or “This episode of The Handmaid’s Tale sucks.” The protest came on the heels of the 2016 Presidential election and coincided with the fledgling  #MeToo movement. Suddenly and refreshingly, women who had experienced abuse at the hands of men were riding the wave of a momentum that could carry them forward, amplifying their collective voices as they...

Projecting Respect: Danny Masterson and the Media (with Exclusive Video)

This is the first in a series of articles on the case of The People of the State of California vs. Daniel Peter Masterson. Below, we have embedded Crime Story's exclusive video highlights of the hearing examined in this article. The crowds inside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center are considerably thinner these days. The building is soaked in new safety measures put into place due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The security check point on the...