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Sexual Assault

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  • Swarthmore College settles with student expelled in sexual-assault case

    Swarthmore College has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by an expelled student in a case that questioned whether the school's policies for handling sexual assault allegations were biased against men. The young man at its center — an honors...
  • Five college students plead not guilty to gang rape on N.J. campus

    Five college students plead not guilty to gang rape on N.J. campus
    Five college students accused of gang-raping a female fellow student in a New Jersey dorm room pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of sexual assaults and harassment incidents prompting colleges to reexamine conduct policies. The...
  • Allentown rape trial halted when key witness refuses to testify

     Allentown rape trial halted when key witness refuses to testify
    The trial of a 20-year-old Allentown man accused of raping a 17-year-old girl who had passed out at a party came to an abrupt halt Tuesday after the prosecution's key witness refused to testify. Max Torres-Nadel, 20, of Allentown was supposed to take the...
  • Clinton Man Sentenced to 7 Years In Prison For Child Sex Assault

    MIDDLETOWN — A 68-year-old man with a history of sex crimes was sentenced Tuesday in Superior Court to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting a child at his Clinton home. The stepfather of the child confronted William Motta Sr. during the...
  • Coercing coeds: Their Take

    Coercing coeds If you're the parent of a college student (or preparing to be), you need to read Rolling Stone's jarring account of a fraternity house gang rape at the University of Virginia ... of a freshman identified as "Jackie." ... Attending her...
  • Winston's roommates decline to testify at student conduct hearing

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates throughout. hearing to continue Wednesday Winston's roommates decline to testify at student conduct hearing Nearly two years after being accused of sexually assaulting a Florida State student, FSU quarterback...
  • Swarthmore College agrees to settlement in lawsuit over sexual misconduct case

    PHILADELPHIA Swarthmore College has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by an expelled student in a case that questioned whether the school's policies for handling sexual assault allegations were biased against men. The young man at its center an honors...
  • Report: Hampton University faculty member charged with sexual battery

    A Hampton University faculty member has been suspended pending an investigation after he was charged with sexual battery. The charged was filed against Omar Dickenson, the university’s director of university choirs and an assistant professor of...
  • Wesleyan Bans Social Events At Fraternity

    Wesleyan Bans Social Events At Fraternity
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth has banned social events at Psi Upsilon for 2015 and placed it on probation after a student's recent report of a 2011 sexual assault at the fraternity house. In a letter to the Wesleyan...
  • Ray Rice wins suspension appeal, deals rare upset to NFL authority

    The NFL suffered a rare setback Friday when its far-reaching and high-profile suspension of Ray Rice was overturned, allowing the running back to return to the league immediately — if anyone will take him. The league, which seldom has to backtrack...
  • 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...