Sexual Assault

Read: Ypsilanti: Eastern Michigan Settles Title IX Lawsuit for $6.85 Million

Ypsilanti: Eastern Michigan Settles Title IX Lawsuit for $6.85 Million

The lawsuit claimed at least three former male students committed off-campus rapes between 2015 and 2019 and the school covered them up.

Read: Justice Department Announces Plan to Administer Grant Funding Opportunities for FY 2024 to Strengthen Community Safety

Justice Department Announces Plan to Administer Grant Funding Opportunities for FY 2024 to Strengthen Community Safety

DOJ is inviting organizations, agencies, institutions, and nonprofits to apply for funding from more than 200 grant programs.

Read: Request for Information on Sexual Violence at Educational Institutions

Request for Information on Sexual Violence at Educational Institutions

Feedback on how to prevent sexual violence is to be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal by March 11.

Read: Family of Kristin Smart Sues Cal Poly for Negligence, Wrongful Death

Family of Kristin Smart Sues Cal Poly for Negligence, Wrongful Death

The lawsuit claims Cal Poly police waited four days to investigate Smart’s disappearance and 16 days to inspect a suspect’s dorm room.

Read: School Safety Upgrades and Changes Roundup: Utah Hires Its 1st Security Chief

School Safety Upgrades and Changes Roundup: Utah Hires Its 1st Security Chief

Here’s a summary of some of the improvements and changes being made to the security measures at schools around the nation.

Read: Washington State University Not Liable in Off-Campus Rape, Court Rules

Washington State University Not Liable in Off-Campus Rape, Court Rules

Four justices said WSU couldn’t predict or control the perpetrator’s actions despite knowing of past assault allegations made against him.

Read: 9 Ways to Prove Sexual Assault Without Physical Evidence

9 Ways to Prove Sexual Assault Without Physical Evidence

Investigators don’t always need forensic evidence to prove a sexual assault occurred.

Read: Thomas Jefferson University to Pay $15 Million to Male Surgeon for Gender-Biased Rape Investigation

Thomas Jefferson University to Pay $15 Million to Male Surgeon for Gender-Biased Rape Investigation

The surgeon and associate professor said a medical resident forced herself on him and that the school ignored his side of the story.

Read: Oklahoma: Kingfisher Taxpayers to Cover Most of $5 Million Hazing Lawsuit Settlement

Oklahoma: Kingfisher Taxpayers to Cover Most of $5 Million Hazing Lawsuit Settlement

Court documents said Kingfisher Public Schools football players participated in alleged coach-sanctioned fights.

Read: Ex-UCLA Gynecologist Can Be Retried for Sexual Abuse

Ex-UCLA Gynecologist Can Be Retried for Sexual Abuse

The former UCLA gynecologist was convicted last October of multiple charges of sexual abuse of his patients.

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