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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Bill Cosby sued for defamation by sexual assault accuser

    Bill Cosby sued for defamation by sexual assault accuser
    Comedian Bill Cosby was sued for defamation on Wednesday in Massachusetts by a sexual assault accuser who said he branded her a liar in public statements made through his representatives denying her allegations of abuse. The eight-page complaint, filed...
  • U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations

    U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations
    Faced with mounting pressure from students, faculty and alumni, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan suspended all campus fraternities Saturday, an action prompted by a searing magazine account of an alleged 2012 gang rape inside a...
  • Secret recordings result in new trial for sex-abuse suspect

    Secret recordings result in new trial for sex-abuse suspect
    TALLAHASSEE — A man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter should receive a new trial because of the improper use of secret recordings made by the alleged victim, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The unanimous ruling found that...
  • Public relations exec is convicted of raping woman he met on an online dating site

     Public relations exec is convicted of raping woman he met on an online dating site
    On a cool fall night in 2009, a 38-year-old west suburban woman went out on a date with a public-relations executive she had recently met online. The woman was supposed to meet up later that night with her younger sister. But after increasingly...
  • Crafting A Bill To Protect Domestic Workers, And Employers

    Crafting A Bill To Protect Domestic Workers, And Employers
    HARTFORD – Carla Goyes believed working as a nanny was a noble calling. "Caring for a child ... is not just a job but a contribution to the world, is a way of influencing people by bonding, building a close relationship,'' she said. But Goyes, who...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Comedian Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board of trustees

    PHILADELPHIA — Comedian Bill Cosby has resigned from the board of trustees of Temple University, his alma mater said in a statement Monday, after the entertainer was hit with a wave of sexual assault accusations. More than a dozen women have come...
  • 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...
  • Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University's board of trustees

    Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University's board of trustees
     Bill Cosby has resigned from Temple University's board of trustees, the latest evidence of how sexual assault allegations are eviscerating his career and standing as one of the nation's most beloved entertainers. Cosby and the Philadelphia-based...
  • 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,...