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  • Settlement in Huizar sexual harassment case is at no cost to city

    Settlement in Huizar sexual harassment case is at no cost to city
    A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has agreed to a settlement ending the sexual harassment case against her former boss -- without obtaining a payout from the city, the parties said Wednesday. Rob Wilcox, spokesman for City Atty....
  • Campus sex crime reports rise as federal scrutiny grows

    Campus sex crime reports rise as federal scrutiny grows
    The number of sex crimes reported at some California colleges rose in 2013 from the previous year, according to figures released Wednesday by the schools. The annual disclosures are mandated under the Clery Act, which calls for colleges and universities...
  • Ten percent of female University of Oregon students raped: survey

    PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - About 10 percent of female University of Oregon students surveyed have been raped while attending the school and the vast majority of those sexual assault cases were never reported to campus officials, school researchers found....
  • Settlement reached in Jose Huizar sex harassment suit, lawyer says

    Settlement reached in Jose Huizar sex harassment suit, lawyer says
    The woman who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has reached a settlement with the city and her former boss, her lawyer said Wednesday. “The parties have reached a global settlement,” said...
  • Siblings Sue Jehovah's Witnesses Over Alleged Child Sex Abuse

    Three siblings allege in lawsuits that they were sexually abused by a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses organization when they were children living in New Haven. The lawsuits, filed in New Haven Superior Court, allege that the siblings from the Almodovar...
  • Rekha Basu: Why are prisons showing inmates violent smut films?

    I could hardly believe my eyes at first. Then revulsion gave way to outrage. I was sitting in a Polk County, Iowa courtroom watching a clip from a smut film. It was one the state of Iowa had casually shown to disturbed and mentally ill prison inmates,...
  • Polytechnic investigation found no evidence of teacher misconduct

    A teacher who got a job at Polytechnic School in Pasadena -- shortly after being accused of inappropriate conduct at another private school -- did not engage in sexual harassment or misconduct during his one-year employment at Polytechnic, according to an...
  • New sex rules for California college students are long overdue

    New sex rules for California college students are long overdue
    Last Thursday around 10 p.m., 21-year-old Sofie Karasek stood outside a frat house near the UC Berkeley campus, doing her part to prevent rape and sexual assault. Karasek, a senior who is majoring in political economy, wasn't haranguing or protesting....
  • Suspected Leesburg serial rapist charged in two more assaults

    Suspected Leesburg serial rapist charged in two more assaults
    A 46-year-old alleged serial rapist arrested over the weekend was charged Monday in two more cases involving sexual assaults on elderly women in their homes, Leesburg police said. Anthony Maurice Foster faces numerous additional charges, including...
  • Missouri man alleging sexual abuse by priest seeks $10 million from diocese

    INDEPENDENCE Mo. (Reuters) - It has been 30 years, but Kansas City's Catholic diocese still should pay a heavy price for allowing a now-dead priest to repeatedly sexually abuse a former altar boy, a lawyer for the alleged victim said in court Monday,...
  • Repeal law punishing gay sex with lashes in Indonesia's Aceh, says Amnesty

    BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Amnesty International called for an immediate repeal of a new law in the Indonesian province of Aceh punishing anyone caught having gay sex or extramarital sex with 100 lashes, saying the legislation would stoke...