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Court Rulings

Read: Sexual Assault Survivors Given More Time to File Civil Cases

Sexual Assault Survivors Given More Time to File Civil Cases

Amid the #MeToo movement, California extends the statute of limitations for sexual assault survivors who are looking to file a civil case.

Read: USF Can’t Inspect Student’s Phone or Laptop in Title IX Case, Judge Says

USF Can’t Inspect Student’s Phone or Laptop in Title IX Case, Judge Says

The judge ruled that the university’s request for forensic examinations of the student’s devices is disproportional to the needs of the case.

Read: New Calif. Law Says Schools Must Update and Review Suicide Policies

New Calif. Law Says Schools Must Update and Review Suicide Policies

California governor has passed a new law that requires schools to update and review their suicide policies to support student mental health.

Read: $23M UC Berkeley Lawsuit for Riot at Yiannopoulos Event Thrown Out

$23M UC Berkeley Lawsuit for Riot at Yiannopoulos Event Thrown Out

The lawsuit was filed by a Milo Yiannopoulos supporter who claimed UC Berkeley violated her First Amendment Rights as well as other complaints.

Read: Ex-Doctor Sentenced to Death for Revenge Killing of 4 People in Nebraska

Ex-Doctor Sentenced to Death for Revenge Killing of 4 People in Nebraska

A former Creighton University medical resident linked to two separate attacks that killed four people in Nebraska has been sentenced to death.

Read: Grand Jury Clears Portland State Officers Involved in Shooting

Grand Jury Clears Portland State Officers Involved in Shooting

An Oregon jury decided the two campus police officers who shot and killed a man outside a bar in Portland will not face criminal charges.

Read: Another Lawsuit Against Larry Nassar and MSU Filed by Former Student

Another Lawsuit Against Larry Nassar and MSU Filed by Former Student

A new lawsuit has been filed by a former student, claiming Larry Nassar drugged, raped and impregnated her and MSU helped cover it up.

Read: Jury Awards $10M Over Security Incidents at Chicago Hospital

Jury Awards $10M Over Security Incidents at Chicago Hospital

A jury has determined that a Chicago hospital should pay more than $10 million to a female doctor and six nurses who filed a joint lawsuit for two separate incidents.

Read: Court Allows Cross-Examination in Campus Sexual Assault Cases

Court Allows Cross-Examination in Campus Sexual Assault Cases

The court’s ruling to allow cross-examination during sexual-misconduct cases is binding in all public higher-ed schools in Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Kentucky.

Read: Parents of Penn State Hazing Victim Settle with Fraternity

Parents of Penn State Hazing Victim Settle with Fraternity

After the Penn State hazing incident in 2017 involving the death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza, the victim’s family has settled with the fraternity.

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