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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Ex-judge upholds NY Assembly harassment findings

    A hearing officer has upheld findings that a former state assemblyman violated that house's sexual harassment policy while in office, rejecting his appeal. Former Court of Appeals Judge Howard Levine denied an earlier appeal of Micah Kellner. He says the...
  • Former Iowa lawmaker found not guilty of spousal sex abuse

    An Iowa jury on Wednesday found a longtime state lawmaker not guilty of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, an unusual case that centered on when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. After about 13 hours of...
  • Former Utah teacher pleads guilty to sex with students

    A former high school teacher accused of having sexual relationships with three of her students took a plea deal Wednesday, crying as she accepted the agreement in court. One of the boys was 16 and two were 17 when they were having sex with Brianne...
  • Jameis Winston accuser files lawsuit against quarterback

    Jameis Winston accuser files lawsuit against quarterback
    Former FSU quarterback Jameis Winston is being sued by the woman who accused him of rape. Erica Kinsman, a former Florida State student, alleged she was sexually assaulted by Winston in December 2012.  Winston, projected to be the No. 1 selection in...
  • Pope OKs resignation of Missouri bishop for not reporting sex abuse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Bishop Robert W. Finn stepped down as spiritual shepherd of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese on Tuesday, nearly three years after he became the most senior U.S. Roman Catholic prelate convicted of criminal charges related to the church'...
  • China releases 5 feminists it held for planning protests against harassment

    BEIJING China's leaders have apparently bowed to international pressure by agreeing Monday to release five feminist activists who'd been held for a month for planning protests against sexual harassment. The release of the women, who were detained shortly...
  • Pope OKs resignation of Missouri bishop for not reporting abuse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Bishop Robert W. Finn, whose nearly 10-year tenure as leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in Missouri was marred by child sex abuse scandals, has stepped down. Pope Francis accepted Finn's resignation Tuesday,...
  • Council Set To Vote On Deal In 2009 New Britain Police Lawsuit

    Council Set To Vote On Deal In 2009 New Britain Police Lawsuit
    NEW BRITAIN — A long-standing federal lawsuit filed by three former police officers alleging on-the-job sexual harassment could be resolved this week with the city's agreeing to pay a $153,500 settlement. The common council is scheduled to vote...
  • Ex-assistant principal suit: I blew whistle on sex harassment and got fired

    Ex-assistant principal suit: I blew whistle on sex harassment and got fired
    A former northwest suburban school administrator contends in a new lawsuit that she was wrongly terminated after reporting claims that her supervisor, a principal, "had been drinking during the school day" and "engaged in repeated sexual harassment" of...
  • Winston's lawyer calls sex assault suit against QB a 'stunt'

    The attorney for NFL prospect Jameis Winston said the lawsuit filed against the former Florida State University quarterback by a woman who says he raped her is "false" and a "stunt." David Cornwell said in written a statement Friday the lawsuit by former...
  • China said to release 3 of 5 feminists detained for planning protests

    BEIJING China's leaders have apparently bowed to international pressure by agreeing Monday to release three of five feminist activists who'd been held for a month for planning protests against sexual harassment. The release of the women, who were...