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Sexual Assault

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  • Lawmakers OK bill setting standards for campus sexual assault policies

    To address the problem of rape on campuses, California colleges and universities would have to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity under a proposal passed by state lawmakers Thursday.
  • Alleged sexual-assault victim fights to stop acquitted ex-cop from getting job back

    Alleged sexual-assault victim fights to stop acquitted ex-cop from getting job back
    A former Leesburg police officer acquitted last week of sexually assaulting a 24-year-old woman said he thought the "justice system came through correctly this time." But the alleged sexual-assault victim thinks otherwise. And she is fighting back. "I...

    NFL sets new penalties on domestic violence, sexual assault violations

    The penalty was underwhelming. The angry public fallout was not. A month after the NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games after he allegedly knocked out his soon-to-be wife at an Atlantic City hotel, the league admitted its error...

    NFL toughens domestic violence stance; lifetime ban for second offense

    In a letter and accompanying memo sent Thursday to every NFL team owner, Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a significant change in the league’s policy against domestic violence, with a six-game suspension for first-time offenders and a lifetime...

    Trial Looms For Men Accused Of Abusing Boys

    Trial Looms For Men Accused Of Abusing Boys
    HARTFORD — A trial is scheduled to begin early next month for one or both of the former Glastonbury men accused of sexually assaulting children they adopted through the state Department of Children and Families. George Harasz and Douglas Wirth,...