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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Focus on colleges obscures broader problem: Front Burner

    Focus on colleges obscures broader problem: Front Burner
    According to a Department of Justice report issued several months ago, there is a rape epidemic among 18 to 24 year-old women in the United States. To be clear, there is nothing about attending a college or university that makes someone more likely to...
  • Lawsuit details new misconduct allegations against Marlborough teacher

    Lawsuit details new misconduct allegations against Marlborough teacher
    A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday detailed new allegations of sexual misconduct by a former Marlborough School teacher, including a reported history of sexual abuse of students at other Los Angeles-area private schools that...
  • NYC official seeks rules to stop sexual assaults in jails

    New York City's public advocate is proposing tough new rules to crack down on sexual assaults in city jails, citing federal statistics that show two Rikers Island lockups have some of the nation's highest rates of reported attacks by both guards and...
  • Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape

    Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape
    PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of sexually assaulting several girls at his former high school say there is a "treasure trove" of evidence proving the girls lied about the abuse, but the lawyers want further access to Facebook...
  • Judge rejects sex allegations against Prince Andrew, lawyer

    A federal judge rejected a bid by two women to join a high-profile sexual abuse lawsuit and ordered scandalous sex allegations against Britain's Prince Andrew and a prominent U.S. lawyer removed from the court record. U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra'...
  • Letter could open door to more church sex abuse lawsuits

    A newly revealed letter indicating Roman Catholic Church officials knew about allegations that a priest was abusing children in 1956 opens the door to additional lawsuits against the Diocese of Portland by victims who previously were shut out by the...
  • Rolling Stone didn't ask the tough questions in rape report

    Rolling Stone didn't ask the tough questions in rape report
    Columbia Journalism School's eviscerating report on Rolling Stone's now-discredited article about the alleged gang rape of an unnamed female student at the University of Virginia comes in the midst of an impassioned national debate about sexual assault on...
  • Fallout from Rolling Stone feared by advocates for sex assault victims

    Fallout from Rolling Stone feared by advocates for sex assault victims
    The retraction of a Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape has sent reverberations around the journalism industry and raised concerns about its effect on rape victims. An independent report by the Columbia Journalism Review found the piece was a...
  • Stay focused on reform

    An article about the University of Virginia published in November by Rolling Stone painted a violent and vulgar portrait of a gang rape at the school, putting a horrifying personal narrative to the problem of sexual assault on campuses nationwide....
  • Rolling Stone retracts rape report, apologizes after 'painful' review

    Rolling Stone retracts rape report, apologizes after 'painful' review
    Rolling Stone magazine retracted a discredited story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia after a devastating independent review by Columbia University deemed it a “journalistic failure that was avoidable.” “The...
  • Venice High assault arrests stun students, parents; 11th teen arrested

    Venice High assault arrests stun students, parents; 11th teen arrested
    Officers arrested an 11th Venice High School student Monday in connection with alleged sex crimes that came to light last week. The 10 other students, all boys from 14 to 17 years old, were taken into custody on and off campus Friday. They have been...