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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Rice, Cosby flaps empower women to speak against abuse

    "Blame the victim" is the standard default response in our country for rape and domestic-abuse cases. She dressed inappropriately. The sex was consensual, and she just got upset the morning after. He or she provoked matters, and it escalated into a...
  • Jameis Winston's conduct hearing concludes, decision expected in 2-3 weeks

    Jameis Winston's conduct hearing concludes, decision expected in 2-3 weeks
    TALLAHASSEE — Jameis Winston's highly publicized code of conduct hearing concluded after two days, with the star quarterback giving his most extensive defense to date following sexual-assault allegations. At various times, the hearing was called a...
  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • 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...
  • LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

    A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year...
  • DCFS inspects troubled youth living centers in response to Tribune series

    DCFS inspects troubled youth living centers in response to Tribune series
    Teams of state child welfare officials have begun making unannounced inspections at residential treatment facilities that serve juvenile wards as authorities accelerate their response to a Tribune investigation revealing assaults, rapes and prostitution...
  • Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks

     Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks
    The 19-year-old lay awake at night, dreading the moment when his roommate would call to him from the bunk below. There, in the dark, the roommate would utter his name, then force him to perform sexual acts, the 19-year-old eventually told police....
  • Amid Rolling Stone controversy, UVA to lift fraternity suspensions in January

    Amid Rolling Stone controversy, UVA to lift fraternity suspensions in January
    After Rolling Stone's editors admitted the magazine made a series of errors in an explosive article that described an alleged brutal gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house, several national Greek organizations asked for an apology and...
  • Dr. Luke sues over tweets alleging assault of Gaga: '#namethepervert'

    Dr. Luke sues over tweets alleging assault of Gaga: '#namethepervert'
    The saga involving pop singer Kesha and record producer Dr. Luke took a new turn Monday as Luke filed a lawsuit against Kesha's lawyer, Mark Geragos. Geragos is representing the singer in a civil lawsuit against Luke that seeks damages for alleged ...
  • Lawyer for convict: No evidence ties client to North Chicago murder

    Lawyer for convict: No evidence ties client to North Chicago murder
    New forensic tests are expected to conclude by next month in a murder case under dispute in Lake County, and a lawyer for the man imprisoned for the slaying said tests so far have neither linked his client to the crime nor identified an alternative...
  • Bill Cosby sued for defamation by sexual assault accuser

    Bill Cosby sued for defamation by sexual assault accuser
    Comedian Bill Cosby was sued for defamation on Wednesday in Massachusetts by a sexual assault accuser who said he branded her a liar in public statements made through his representatives denying her allegations of abuse. The eight-page complaint, filed...