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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.

    Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.
    The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors. Dr. William Thomas...
  • The Bitcoin Foundation discovers the limits of anarchy

    Today's obligatory shudder in the edifice that is Bitcoin is a report that several members of the Bitcoin Foundation have resigned over the recent election of Brock Pierce, an investor who has been accused of child molestation, to the foundation's board....
  • After rape investigation, University of Oregon needs to show courage, not crisis management

    These are dark days for Ducks everywhere. It’s been more than a week since University of Oregon officials announced that three basketball players at the center of a rape investigation this spring had been dismissed from the team. If you want the...
  • Students need an education in sexual assault – before college

    It seemed funny 20 years ago when Antioch College unveiled a sexual offense prevention policy so prescriptive that students weren't allowed to kiss without receiving explicit permission. The small Ohio campus became the butt of national jokes, including...
  • Rape allegations against Oregon basketball players roil campus

    The University of Oregon announced Friday that three men’s basketball players were kicked off the team after they were investigated because of allegations that they raped a female student -- accusations that did not lead to criminal charges....
  • How to deal with the campus sexual assault crisis

    Not too long ago, a woman who was sexually assaulted on campus might understandably have felt that her experience was, if not unique, at least uncommon. Colleges, worried about their reputations, often downplayed such incidents, sweeping rape...
  • How far must we go to report sexual assault or harassment?

    There's been a lot of press lately on the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Right's decision to release the names of 55 colleges and universities being investigated for possible violations of federal law in how they handled sexual violence...
  • Why colleges fail at investigating and punishing sex crimes

    When my mom entered the University of Oregon in the late 1950s, a "housemother" made nightly doorjamb patrols after the 11 p.m. lights-out. Dorms were strictly segregated by gender, and opportunities for drinking alcohol and having sex were minimal...
  • Hagel to Naval Academy graduates: Take the lead in eliminating sexual assault

    Hagel to Naval Academy graduates: Take the lead in eliminating sexual assault
    As senior midshipmen at the Naval Academy waited Friday to be commissioned the newest officers in the Navy and Marine Corps, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said they must work to stamp out sexual assault in the military. Speaking during commencement...
  • Lawyer For UConn Dean Criticizes Investigation

    The attorney for a former UConn dean facing termination for mishandling charges of sexual misconduct against a music professor says that an independent investigation is "a compendium of hearsay, conjecture and rumors.'' A one-page statement from Stephen...
  • Panel examining harassment claims against Huizar completes its work

    Panel examining harassment claims against Huizar completes its work
    The panel charged with looking into sexual harassment claims against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has completed its work and forwarded its findings to Council President Herb Wesson. News that the probe is finished comes as the City Council on...