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Sexual Misconduct

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  • 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...
  • Legislators call for stricter rules after University of Virginia rape revelations

    Legislators call for stricter rules after University of Virginia rape revelations
    RICHMOND – Legislative support is coalescing behind a proposal to require that university officials quickly turn rape allegations over to law enforcement, or potentially face prosecution themselves. A trio of Republican House leaders backed the...
  • Crafting A Bill To Protect Domestic Workers, And Employers

    Crafting A Bill To Protect Domestic Workers, And Employers
    HARTFORD – Carla Goyes believed working as a nanny was a noble calling. "Caring for a child ... is not just a job but a contribution to the world, is a way of influencing people by bonding, building a close relationship,'' she said. But Goyes, who...
  • In Afghanistan, women face entrenched harassment

     In Afghanistan, women face entrenched harassment
    Twenty-nine-year-old Masouma was walking down a street in Kabul one day recently when a boy no older than 5 tried to grab her. She moved to avoid him, but what he did next, she recalled, spoke volumes about attitudes toward women and girls in the Afghan...
  • San Diego State fraternities suspend social events after bad behavior

    Greek organizations at San Diego State University will suspend social events after some fraternity members allegedly acted in an “inappropriate and disrespectful manner” toward participants during a recent anti-sexual-assault march. The move...
  • Jian Ghomeshi, ex-CBC radio host, posts bail on sexual-assault charges

    Toronto police have arrested former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi on charges of sexual assault and choking, the Toronto Police Service said Wednesday. According to a statement on the agency’s website, Ghomeshi surrendered to police Wednesday...
  • Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi charged with sexual assault

    Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi charged with sexual assault
    A celebrity radio host at the heart of one of Canada's biggest sex scandals was charged with sexual assault on Wednesday in a case that has grabbed headlines. Jian Ghomeshi, 47, former host of the internationally syndicated music and arts program Q on...
  • Ex-Montco GOP boss takes plea deal for sex charges

    Completing a prolific downfall that started with allegations of rape, former Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman Robert J. Kerns agreed Monday to a plea deal that requires him to spend 15 years as a registered sex offender and two years on...
  • Report: Ex-NBC employee says he helped Bill Cosby pay off women

    Just two days after Bill Cosby lawyer Martin D. Singer called out news media for the "vilification" of his client over sexual assault accusations, another person has come forward with allegations about the comedian's past. Frank Scotti, a 90-year-old...
  • Three Spanish priests held on suspicion of sex abuse, others suspended

    Three Catholic priests and a teacher were arrested Monday in southern Spain's Granada region, suspected of child sex abuse in a scandal that has shaken this traditionally Catholic country. The arrested priests were among 10 clergymen the Catholic Church...
  • Attorney: 3 more to join harassment suit against ex-Casselberry chief

    Attorney: 3 more to join harassment suit against ex-Casselberry chief
    Three more people will join a lawsuit that accuses Casselberry's former police chief of sexually harassing two female officers and making derogatory remarks to a Hispanic officer, an Orlando attorney said. That means six people — including two...