Court Rulings

Read: Heritage High School Shooter Sentenced to 10 Years

Heritage High School Shooter Sentenced to 10 Years

The teen, who was wearing an ankle monitor for a prior juvenile conviction on gun charges, injured two students in the shooting.

Read: Texas Choir Teacher Gets 60 Days in Jail for Sexually Abusing 13-Year-Old Student

Texas Choir Teacher Gets 60 Days in Jail for Sexually Abusing 13-Year-Old Student

The abuse started when the victim was 12 years old and lasted for three years.

Read: Appeals Court Hears Arguments for MIT Student Accused of Rape Who Was Denied Anonymity in Lawsuit

Appeals Court Hears Arguments for MIT Student Accused of Rape Who Was Denied Anonymity in Lawsuit

A judge ruled the plaintiff, who filed a lawsuit against MIT after he was expelled, must either file under his real name or dismiss the suit.

Read: Man Acquitted of Murder By Reason of Insanity Escapes from North Texas State Hospital

Man Acquitted of Murder By Reason of Insanity Escapes from North Texas State Hospital

Video surveillance shows Alexander Ervin escaped the maximum-security facility by scaling an eight-foot security fence.

Read: Judges Largely Dismiss Title IX Lawsuits Against Penn State, University of Nebraska

Judges Largely Dismiss Title IX Lawsuits Against Penn State, University of Nebraska

A federal judge also dismissed a lawsuit filed against the University of Northern Colorado by a student accused of sexual misconduct.

Read: Jury Awards $15 Million to Family of Yeardley Love, UVA Student Killed in 2010

Jury Awards $15 Million to Family of Yeardley Love, UVA Student Killed in 2010

Yeardley Love’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit again George Huguely V, who was convicted of second-degree murder in her death.

Read: Woman Found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity in Hillcrest Medical Center Shooting

Woman Found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity in Hillcrest Medical Center Shooting

A security guard was shot in the chest after investigating a report of gunshots in the hospital parking lot.

Read: Jury Sides with Terminated KSU Whistleblower

Jury Sides with Terminated KSU Whistleblower

The ex-employee claimed he was fired for advocating for students who submitted sexual harassment claims against faculty.

Read: Man Convicted in VCU Frat Hazing Death to Participate in Restorative Justice Programs

Man Convicted in VCU Frat Hazing Death to Participate in Restorative Justice Programs

As part of an agreement with the state and in consultation with the victim’s family, the former student won’t serve time behind bars.

Read: Prosecutors Lose Appeal to Reinstate Charges Against Ex-Michigan State President in Nassar-Related Case

Prosecutors Lose Appeal to Reinstate Charges Against Ex-Michigan State President in Nassar-Related Case

An appellate judge said statements made by Lou Anna Simon during interviews about Larry Nassar were “immaterial to the prosecution’s sham investigation.”

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