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Sexual Misconduct

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  • American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members

    American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members
    An American Apparel shareholder is suing Dov Charney and the remaining six members of the American Apparel board, alleging breach of fiduciary duties to the company and shareholders. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday,...
  • U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says

    U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says
    U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday. The survey, which...
  • Archbishop being investigated for sexual misconduct

    Archbishop being investigated for sexual misconduct
    A Catholic archbishop in Minnesota is being investigated for sexual misconduct with seminarians, priests and other men, according to Commenweal magazine. The investigation, based on multiple allegations, is being conducted by a law firm hired by the...
  • Kansas City Diocese ordered to pay $1.1 million for violating contract with sex abuse victims

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Six years after reaching a $10 million settlement with victims of sexual abuse, the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has been ordered to pay $1.1 million for violating terms of the contract. The order, issued by arbitrator...
  • At its best, #YesAllWomen unites men and women against misogyny

    At its best, #YesAllWomen unites men and women against misogyny
    Because when I wrote a column about women bristling at strangers telling them to smile, I promptly got an email with the tagline, "Stop whining and smile, Bitch!" #YesAllWomen. The hashtag #YesAllWomen, used more than 1 million times so far and...
  • Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info

    Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info
    If patients in Maryland want to learn about complaints or concerns about their doctors, there is little that can be made public under state law. But that's not the case in all states. Complaints made to medical licensing boards are made public in nine...
  • More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases

    More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases
    Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters. All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
  • The man behind the lawsuits against Bryan Singer and others in Hollywood

    The man behind the lawsuits against Bryan Singer and others in Hollywood
    Michael Egan came to Hollywood at 14 or 15, a Nebraska kid who had done some professional modeling and was hoping to make it as an actor. A friend at school invited him to a mansion in Encino where, according to a lawsuit filed by Egan, he and other...
  • Students need an education in sexual assault – before college

    It seemed funny 20 years ago when Antioch College unveiled a sexual offense prevention policy so prescriptive that students weren't allowed to kiss without receiving explicit permission. The small Ohio campus became the butt of national jokes, including...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • Campuses must distinguish between assault and youthful bad judgment

    I really didn't want to write another column that hinges on the notion of a war between the genders. But our front-page story Sunday — on legal challenges by students punished for campus sexual assaults — raises such provocative questions, I...