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Sexual Assault

Read: Calif. Court Allows USC Student Accused of Rape to Question Witnesses

Calif. Court Allows USC Student Accused of Rape to Question Witnesses

The ruling comes during the debate of how schools handle sexual assault allegations and heightened standards for proving accusations.

Read: Vegetative Patient Gives Birth at Hacienda HealthCare

Vegetative Patient Gives Birth at Hacienda HealthCare

A sexual assault investigation is underway after a patient who has been in a vegetative state for over a decade gave birth in her room.

Read: Lancaster General Cited for Not Reporting Patient Abuse Allegations

Lancaster General Cited for Not Reporting Patient Abuse Allegations

One incident involved a pulmonary therapist who allegedly touched a patient’s genitals while also touching his own exposed genitals.

Read: Study: Sexual Assault Cases Continue to Pose Challenges for Police

Study: Sexual Assault Cases Continue to Pose Challenges for Police

Although more sexual assault victims are speaking up, the clearance rate for these cases is at a historic low.

Read: Ex-Baylor Student Accused of Rape Gets No Jail Time in Plea Deal

Ex-Baylor Student Accused of Rape Gets No Jail Time in Plea Deal

The former Baylor University fraternity president will serve no jail time after a Waco district judge accepted a plea bargain.

Read: How Schools Can Cultivate Supportive Environments for LGBTQ Students

How Schools Can Cultivate Supportive Environments for LGBTQ Students

Studies have found that adopting these suggestions can make a campus more secure for LGBTQ students and improve their academic performance and mental health.

Read: CPS’ New Title IX Office Has Received Over 600 Allegations of Sexual Assault

CPS’ New Title IX Office Has Received Over 600 Allegations of Sexual Assault

The Chicago district’s office has fielded over 600 student sexual violence cases that have allegedly occurred since the beginning of the school year.

Read: Montana State University Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit for $175,000

Montana State University Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit for $175,000

The six-year-old sexual assault lawsuit has been settled with the female student who claimed she had been harassed and raped by her professor in 2011.

Read: 2 Catholic School Administrators Resign During Sexual Assault Investigation

2 Catholic School Administrators Resign During Sexual Assault Investigation

The men have been criticized in the past for how St. Michael’s handles sexual assault. The school is currently under investigation.

Read: Ousted MSU President Charged with Lying to Police About Nassar Case

Ousted MSU President Charged with Lying to Police About Nassar Case

Lou Anna Simon, who is the third ex-MSU employee to be charged in connecton with the Nassar case, is facing two felony and two misdemeanor counts.

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