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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Cartoon Network Fires Creator of 'Clarence' Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

    Skyler Page, the creator of Cartoon Network series "Clarence," has been fired from Cartoon Network Studios amid allegations of sexual assault made by a female co-worker. In a series of Twitter posts on Tuesday and Wednesday, artist Emily Partridge...
  • Egypt's new president vows action after video shows sexual assault

    Spurred by a widely shared video said to show a mob sexual assault on a woman in Tahrir Square, President Abdel Fattah Sisi pledged Tuesday to take “all necessary measures” to combat such attacks and ordered vigorous enforcement of a new law...
  • Ex-school coach acquitted of sex charges involving 2 students

    Ex-school coach acquitted of sex charges involving 2 students
    A former South Side boys basketball coach accused of sexually assaulting an underage female student and attempting to assault another was acquitted Thursday by a Cook County jury. Kevin Jones, 37, cried with family members outside Judge Stanley Sacks&...
  • State university system revising sexual assault policy

    State university system revising sexual assault policy
    Amid a series of changes to federal laws regarding how universities handle sexual assaults and sexual misconduct, the University System of Maryland is in the process of updating its two-decade-old policies on the matter. The Board of Regents of the...
  • A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland

    A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland
    Baltimore is changing the way it handles cases of alleged child abuse and neglect — part of a broad social-services strategy that has been touted by Maryland officials but abandoned in some other states. The new approach, which is designed to...
  • Bill to speed firing of some public school teachers advances

     Bill to speed firing of some public school teachers advances
    A bill to hasten the dismissal of some public school teachers appears to be speeding into law, but it won't calm the furor unleashed last week when a judge threw out key job protections for California instructors. The faster process would apply to...
  • Moraga school district settles '90s sex abuse claims for $14 million

    Two women who claim they were sexually abused by a Moraga schoolteacher in the 1990s as teens will receive $14 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the school district east of Berkeley of concealing numerous complaints of molestation against the...
  • Judge denies Occidental request to seal suit over expulsion

     Judge denies Occidental request to seal suit over expulsion
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge refused to seal portions of a lawsuit against Occidental College on Wednesday, denying such a request from attorneys for the liberal arts school. Lawyers for Occidental had asked Judge Luis A. Lavin to make...
  • American Apparel says misconduct led to founder Dov Charney's ouster

    American Apparel says misconduct led to founder Dov Charney's ouster
    Dov Charney, the controversial chief executive of American Apparel, was ousted Wednesday by the company's board of directors, who said the action "grew out of an ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct." The board voted to replace Charney as...
  • Former Los Angeles teacher sentenced to 12 years for lewd conduct

    Former Los Angeles teacher sentenced to 12 years for lewd conduct
    A former Los Angeles Unified school teacher who committed lewd acts against his students and a relative, was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after he was confronted in court by victims and their families. Robert Pimentel, who worked at George...
  • 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,...