There's still debate about whether men who commit sexual assault on college campuses are predators, or men who got drunk and made a mistake. Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Getty Images

Reports of unintended acceleration have touched all carmakers, but not always in accordance with their market share. iStockphoto.com hide caption

itoggle caption iStockphoto.com

When Margaux learned that the college ruling meant she'd still have to attend university with her assailant, she dropped out of school. Beth Rooney/Aurora for NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Beth Rooney/Aurora for NPR

Margaux's parents were shocked at how few options there were for their daughter to prosecute the man who sexually assaulted her. Joseph Shapiro/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Joseph Shapiro/NPR

Laura Dunn in 2003, a year before the incident that changed her life. Courtesy Laura Dunn hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy Laura Dunn

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, here in Milan, Mich., was charged in federal court in December with trying to detonate an explosive device on a Dec. 25 flight from Amsterdam to Detroit. U.S. Marshals Service/AP hide caption

itoggle caption U.S. Marshals Service/AP

The building housing the San'a Institute for the Arabic Language in Yemen's capital, where Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab studied. Peter Kenyon/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Peter Kenyon/NPR

Regent's Park Mosque, also known as London Central Mosque, where Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab worshiped while he was living in London from 2005 to 2008. An ex-member of a radical Islamist group says gatherings at the mosque, and others like it, are used to identify potential recruits. Courtesy of Pucasso via Flickr hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of Pucasso via Flickr

University College London, where Abdulmutallab studied from 2005 to 2008, is one of 12 British universities on an intelligence agency watch list. Courtesy stevecadman via Flickr hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy stevecadman via Flickr

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, here in Milan, Mich., was charged in federal court in December with trying to detonate an explosive device on a Dec. 25 flight from Amsterdam to Detroit. U.S. Marshals Service/AP hide caption

itoggle caption U.S. Marshals Service/AP

The religious school where Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab studied the Quran. The school was named after Abdulmutallab's grandparents and financed by his father, a respected and wealthy banker. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR