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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Oklahoma jury gets case in Kenya orphanage sex abuse trial

    A federal jury wrapped up its first day of deliberation Thursday without reaching a verdict in the trial of an Oklahoma man charged with sexually abusing children at a Kenyan orphanage. Matthew Lane Durham, 20, has pleaded not guilty to 17 counts of...
  • Hastert lawyer calls leaks of past sexual abuse 'unconscionable'

     Hastert lawyer calls leaks of past sexual abuse 'unconscionable'
    The attorney for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert lashed out in court Thursday over leaks in the sensational case, calling allegations in the media of sexual abuse in Hastert's past "unconscionable" and saying a fair trial could be jeopardized....
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill: Colleges must hold athletes linked to crimes accountable

    Sen. Claire McCaskill: Colleges must hold athletes linked to crimes accountable
    Sen. Claire McCaskill urged college athletics administrators meeting in Orlando on Wednesday to change what she called a broken system that discourages victims of sexual assault from speaking out against athletes. The Missouri Democrat, a former sex-...
  • Oklahoma man denies charges in Kenya child sex abuse case

    An Oklahoma man accused of sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya testified Wednesday about his Christian faith and his onetime belief that he was possessed by a demon that made him "do evil" as he denied allegations that could send him to...
  • Trial set for activist accused in Palm schools chief extortion case

    Trial set for activist accused in Palm schools chief extortion case
    The trial of a longtime community activist accused of trying to shake down nearly $1 million from former Palm Beach schools Superintendent Wayne Gent could begin as soon as Sept. 28. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley this week rescheduled the trial for Clarence...
  • Correction: Church Abuse-Minnesota story

    In a story June 15 about the resignation of Archbishop John Nienstedt of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Jennifer Haselberger was an archivist in the church. Haselberger, who accused church...
  • Mother of Oklahoma man testifies at child sex abuse trial

    The mother of a 20-year-old Oklahoma man charged with molesting Kenyan orphans testified Tuesday that her son was frightened when the allegations were leveled against him and that she told him to "say whatever you need to say" in order to return to the...
  • UCLA graduate students' lawsuit alleges sexual harassment

    UCLA graduate students' lawsuit alleges sexual harassment
    Two female graduate students have filed suit, alleging that UCLA officials failed to act on complaints that a history professor had sexually harassed them. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the students allege that Gabriel Piterberg made...
  • Panel: Name countries whose troops commit sexual abuse

    A high-level panel urged a major overhaul of U.N. peacekeeping operations Tuesday that would make political solutions the paramount goal, speed up deployment of peacekeepers, and require the naming and shaming of countries whose troops commit acts of...
  • New Tribes Mission settles 'dorm dad' sex-abuse case

    New Tribes Mission settles 'dorm dad' sex-abuse case
    SANFORD — The crimes took place nearly 30 years ago in a village in Africa. Now a woman who says she was sexually abused repeatedly by a "dorm dad" in a Christian boarding school that was run by New Tribes Mission has reached a financial...
  • The Mail 6/16/15

    The Mail 6/16/15
    Colleges can Do More Anna Walsh did a terrific job describing the challenges that Johns Hopkins University faces (“Critical Juncture,” Feature, June 10) with regard to community-based strategies and policies around alleged sexual assault....