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Sexual Misconduct

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  • State colleges revising sexual assault policies

     State colleges revising sexual assault policies
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued recommendations to the state's universities Thursday as they work to revamp their approach to sexual misconduct, including training students to intervene when they can and directing school officials to...
  • Judge throws out suit by NU student who alleged sexual attack by professor

    Judge throws out suit by NU student who alleged sexual attack by professor
    A federal judge threw out a lawsuit Thursday against Northwestern University by a student who alleged the school mishandled her complaint that a professor sexually attacked her after getting her drunk in 2012. In his eight-page ruling, U.S. District...
  • Jameis Winston's FSU conduct hearing delayed until Dec. 1

    Jameis Winston's FSU conduct hearing in connection with a sexual assault allegation has been delayed until Dec. 1.  Winston was originally scheduled to undergo a hearing the week of Nov. 17 to determine whether he violated as many as four of the school&...
  • Files shed light on priests' removal on child sex abuse allegations

    Files shed light on priests' removal on child sex abuse allegations
    They were among the most popular and influential priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Robert Kealy was a lawyer who handled sex abuse claims against priests, R. Peter Bowman was a former high-ranking church administrator and John Calicott was a...
  • Lincoln University president apologizes for comments on sexual assault

    The president of Lincoln University on Tuesday issued an apology for remarks he made in September at an all women's convocation that some interpreted as blaming women for sexual assault. "My message was intended to emphasize personal responsibility and...
  • Republican concedes San Diego congressional race to incumbent Democrat

    Republican concedes San Diego congressional race to incumbent Democrat
    Republican challenger Carl DeMaio has conceded defeat in the tough, expensive race against incumbent Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego). DeMaio made his concession in an interview Sunday with the Associated Press, which on Friday had declared Peters the...
  • Rape charges dropped against man who left shoe, shorts, wallet at scene

    Rape charges dropped against man who left shoe, shorts, wallet at scene
    Rough sex in a Hollywood alley that led to a 20-year-old man's arrest for rape may have been consensual, a prosecutor wrote in a memo. That and numerous inconsistencies in the victim's account of the alleged Aug. 24 rape resulted in two counts of sexual...
  • Vatican clears former church official of sex abuse allegation

    Vatican clears former church official of sex abuse allegation
    A former high-ranking member of the Los Angeles Archdiocese was cleared of sexual misconduct charges after a 10-year investigation by the Catholic Church, officials announced. Monsignor Richard Loomis had been accused in a 2003 lawsuit of sexually...
  • Johns Hopkins bans social events at fraternities

    Johns Hopkins bans social events at fraternities
    The Johns Hopkins University on Friday said it has banned all social events at fraternities, the school's latest move in response to the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon party last weekend. Hopkins officials said...
  • Delay sought in Winston's conduct code hearing

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with new information Delay sought in Winston's conduct code hearing Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston's attorney has requested that school officials delay his upcoming student conduct code hearing. Winston...
  • 16-year-old girl reports that she was raped at Hopkins fraternity house

    <b>16-year-old girl reports that she was raped at Hopkins fraternity house</b>
    A 16-year-old girl reported that she was raped at a Johns Hopkins University fraternity over the weekend, according to law enforcement sources. University officials ordered the fraternity to cease activities as Baltimore police investigate. The...