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Sexual Assault

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  • Cynthia M. Allen: The negative about 'affirmative consent' laws

    Whether you believe the oft-repeated statistic that 1 in 5 women in college is sexually assaulted, or agree that the claim is dubious at best as some analysts have illustrated, there is no doubt that contemporary campus culture contributes mightily to the incidence of unwanted sexual activity between young men and women.
  • Boynton Beach officer accused of raping woman at gunpoint

    Boynton Beach officer accused of raping woman at gunpoint
    A Boynton Beach police officer has been arrested after he allegedly raped a 20-year-old woman at gunpoint while he was on duty, police said. Officer Stephen J. Maiorino, an eight-year veteran of the department who was in an episode of the TV show "Cops"...

    DePaul anti-sex assault campaign tells students to 'Consent the D'

    DePaul anti-sex assault campaign tells students to 'Consent the D'
    DePaul University students have a new slogan for the effort to combat campus sexual assault: "Consent the D." The campaign launched earlier this month with a custom-designed T-shirts featuring the slogan and the DePaul University "D" logo. Its creators,...

    School board rejects county claim seeking indemnity

    The Glendale school board has rejected a claim filed by Los Angeles County officials seeking indemnity from the school district in a case stemming from a former Glendale student who was sexually assaulted by a vocational instructor at Hoover High. The...

    Will 'yes means yes' create more problems than it solves?

    Will 'yes means yes' create more problems than it solves?
    There isn't much hard science to support it, but the conventional wisdom on date rape is that university and college dormitories and fraternity houses are ground zero for this terrible crime. This is because of colleges' combustible mix of youthful...