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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Suit alleges L.A. Unified did not step in when gay student was bullied

    A lawsuit filed Friday against the Los Angeles Unified School District by a former student alleges administrators failed to intervene when he was bullied and taunted for months last year about his sexuality.  The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County...
  • Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info

    Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info
    If patients in Maryland want to learn about complaints or concerns about their doctors, there is little that can be made public under state law. But that's not the case in all states. Complaints made to medical licensing boards are made public in nine...
  • More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases

    More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases
    Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters. All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
  • Campuses must distinguish between assault and youthful bad judgment

    I really didn't want to write another column that hinges on the notion of a war between the genders. But our front-page story Sunday — on legal challenges by students punished for campus sexual assaults — raises such provocative questions, I...
  • Judge denies Occidental request to seal suit over expulsion

     Judge denies Occidental request to seal suit over expulsion
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge refused to seal portions of a lawsuit against Occidental College on Wednesday, denying such a request from attorneys for the liberal arts school. Lawyers for Occidental had asked Judge Luis A. Lavin to make...
  • Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case

    Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows. The...
  • Egypt's new president vows action after video shows sexual assault

    Spurred by a widely shared video said to show a mob sexual assault on a woman in Tahrir Square, President Abdel Fattah Sisi pledged Tuesday to take “all necessary measures” to combat such attacks and ordered vigorous enforcement of a new law...
  • American Apparel says misconduct led to founder Dov Charney's ouster

    American Apparel says misconduct led to founder Dov Charney's ouster
    Dov Charney, the controversial chief executive of American Apparel, was ousted Wednesday by the company's board of directors, who said the action "grew out of an ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct." The board voted to replace Charney as...
  • Cartoon Network Fires Creator of 'Clarence' Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

    Skyler Page, the creator of Cartoon Network series "Clarence," has been fired from Cartoon Network Studios amid allegations of sexual assault made by a female co-worker. In a series of Twitter posts on Tuesday and Wednesday, artist Emily Partridge...
  • Former Los Angeles teacher sentenced to 12 years for lewd conduct

    Former Los Angeles teacher sentenced to 12 years for lewd conduct
    A former Los Angeles Unified school teacher who committed lewd acts against his students and a relative, was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after he was confronted in court by victims and their families. Robert Pimentel, who worked at George...
  • Professor sues Northwestern in federal court

    Professor sues Northwestern in federal court
    A Northwestern University philosophy professor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the school botched an internal investigation into an undergraduate student’s claims of sexual misconduct and later mischaracterized to the media an agreement he...