Sexual Abuse

Read: University of Michigan Grapples with Claims of Doctor’s Sexual Abuse

University of Michigan Grapples with Claims of Doctor’s Sexual Abuse

The doctor worked at UM from the 1960s through 2003, and the school has sent letters out to more than 300,000 former students seeking information on the investigation of the abuse allegations.

Read: Unsealed Court Documents Reveal Extent of OSU Cover Up of Strauss Abuse

Unsealed Court Documents Reveal Extent of OSU Cover Up of Strauss Abuse

The newly unsealed complaint includes testimony by several Ohio State University employees who said the school knew for years about the sexual abuse allegations against OSU’s former team doctor.

Read: OSU to Pay $41 Million to Settle Doctor Abuse Claims

OSU to Pay $41 Million to Settle Doctor Abuse Claims

The payouts to the claimants represent about half of the former OSU students who say they were victimized by Richard Strauss.

Read: Final Title IX Regulations Released By Education Department

Final Title IX Regulations Released By Education Department

The new regulations require colleges to allow cross-examination of accusers and eliminate the single-investigator models.

Read: FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

The agency also says school closings due to COVID-19 and children’s increased online presence pose an increased risk for child exploitation.

Read: Ohio State Settles 11 Strauss Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Ohio State Settles 11 Strauss Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

The settlement funds will be distributed by an independent special master who is trained in sex abuse trauma.

Read: OCR: USC’s Handling of Tyndall Sexual Abuse “Extraordinarily Egregious”

OCR: USC’s Handling of Tyndall Sexual Abuse “Extraordinarily Egregious”

Following an investigation, the school has agreed to create a centralized record-keeping system to track sexual misconduct allegations against employees.

Read: OSU Wrestler Says Rep. Jim Jordan ‘Begged’ Him to Contradict Brother’s Abuse Claims

OSU Wrestler Says Rep. Jim Jordan ‘Begged’ Him to Contradict Brother’s Abuse Claims

Adam DiSabato testified Jordan asked him to go against his brother’s claims that Jordan knew about continued sexual abuse by Richard Strauss.

Read: Teacher, Student Arrested for Child Pornography, Human Trafficking

Teacher, Student Arrested for Child Pornography, Human Trafficking

The student allegedly obtained explicit images of minors, used the images to coerce them into performing sexual acts, and shared them with a teacher.

Read: Report Finds ‘Code of Silence’ at 3 Michigan All-Boys Catholic Schools

Report Finds ‘Code of Silence’ at 3 Michigan All-Boys Catholic Schools

“They would rather carry it to the grave than to let someone else know about it,” one parent said. “You don’t want to be the one to upset the brotherhood.”

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