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Lawsuits

Read: Update: 21 LGBTQ Students Sue USC, Sexual Health Physician

Update: 21 LGBTQ Students Sue USC, Sexual Health Physician

The students’ allegations against USC and the school’s physician include sexual battery, gender violence, sexual harassment, negligence and fraud.

Read: Huntsville School District Settles Free Speech Lawsuit with Expelled Student

Huntsville School District Settles Free Speech Lawsuit with Expelled Student

After expelling a student for posting an inappropriate image on social media, the family sued it for free speech violations.

Read: USC Settles with Ex-Gynecologist’s Sexual Abuse Victims for $215M

USC Settles with Ex-Gynecologist’s Sexual Abuse Victims for $215M

Hundreds of students and alumni have come forward to accuse former gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexual misconduct during physical exams.

Read: Univ. of Mich. Housing Staff Can’t Censor Speech on Dorm Doors

Univ. of Mich. Housing Staff Can’t Censor Speech on Dorm Doors

The new policy comes after a watchdog group that supports free speech on college campuses filed a lawsuit against the university.

Read: Mother Claims Northwestern Sorority Hazing Led to Daughter’s Suicide

Mother Claims Northwestern Sorority Hazing Led to Daughter’s Suicide

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of a Northwestern student who took her own life says sorority hazing contributed to her daughter’s death.

Read: Nude Photos Found in Ex-USC Gynecologist’s Storage Unit

Nude Photos Found in Ex-USC Gynecologist’s Storage Unit

Detectives are investigating whether the nude photos link the ex-employee to any of the women who have accused him of sexual harassment.

Read: 17 Women Sue Columbia University, Hospital for Doctor Sexual Abuse

17 Women Sue Columbia University, Hospital for Doctor Sexual Abuse

The women are accusing the university and its hospital for the negligence of allowing a doctor to continuously abuse his patients.

Read: Berkeley College Republicans Settle Free Speech Lawsuit with University

Berkeley College Republicans Settle Free Speech Lawsuit with University

The lawsuit claimed UC Berkeley school officials did not set the same restrictions for liberal speakers as they did for republican speakers.

Read: Family Awarded $14 Million in Historic NIU Hazing Death Lawsuit

Family Awarded $14 Million in Historic NIU Hazing Death Lawsuit

Ninteen-year-old David Bogenberger died in 2012 following a pledge initiation event at Northern Illinois University’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Read: WVU Settles Lawsuit over 2014 Fraternity Hazing Death

WVU Settles Lawsuit over 2014 Fraternity Hazing Death

Nolan Burch died from acute alcohol poisoning and cardiac arrest after pledging West Virginia University’s Kappa Sigma fraternity.

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