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Sexual Assault

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  • Rhode Island introduces new task force on sexual assaults

    A new statewide task force is being introduced Monday in Rhode Island with the goal of improving the tracking of sexual assault cases.
  • At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs

    At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs
    When Bridget Winch went to parties at Kappa Delta Rho, she observed one rule: Never go upstairs. The petite Penn State sophomore, an engineering major with daisies painted on her fingernails, said men at the stone mansion culled guests at the door,...

    State laws on sex offenders should not be crafted by emotion

    State laws on sex offenders should not be crafted by emotion
    Jessica's Law — California's version of it, anyway — was a mess from the beginning. Voters here adopted it (as Proposition 83) in 2006 because they mistakenly believed they were cracking down on horrific crimes against children. They were...

    Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

    Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once...

    Amanda Knox conviction thrown out by Italian court, closing legal saga

    Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once...