Wednesday, May 11, 2016
HeatStreet, Trigger Warnings for Oxford Law Students ‘Distressed’ by Crime:
Oxford students studying criminal law have been told they can duck of lectures if they find the crimes they cover upsetting.
Aspiring barristers at the prestigious school now have the option of skipping teaching on “potentially distressing” acts if they do not feel up to it.
Lecturers have been told to start providing trigger warnings at the start of potentially upsetting segments so that students can leave.