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Student sues University of San Diego over handling of rape allegation
Student sues University of San Diego over handling of rape allegation

A law student at the University of San Diego has filed a lawsuit against two students she says raped her, and against the university for allegedly discouraging her from reporting the assault to police and then doing a poor job of investigating the incident during an administrative hearing. The 29-year-old woman, whose name was not disclosed, said she was raped in a bathroom during an off-campus party in May 2013. The party was for students to celebrate the completion of their first year of law school, the suit said. "The multiple acts of rape were accomplished through physical force, threats of violence, intimidation, coercion and imprisonment," according to the...

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