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Sexual Misconduct

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  • 'Boys will be boys' no excuse; feds target Montana handling of rapes

    'Boys will be boys' no excuse; feds target Montana handling of rapes
    The U.S. Department of Justice says it has uncovered "substantial evidence" that sexism in a Montana county attorney's office has led to prosecutors dropping rape cases and belittling victims. In a 20-page letter sent to Missoula County Atty. Fred Van...
  • Gloria Allred says Filner case should be warning to elected officials

    Gloria Allred says Filner case should be warning to elected officials
    SAN DIEGO -- Attorney Gloria Allred, who filed the sexual harassment lawsuit that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, said Tuesday the case should be a warning to other elected officials nationwide not to harass their employees. Allred made...
  • Obama urges strong stand against college sexual assaults

    Obama urges strong stand against college sexual assaults
    President Obama vowed Wednesday to combat sexual assault on college campuses, telling the estimated one in five women who are raped in college, “I have your back.” Flanked by senior members of his cabinet at a White House news conference,...
  • Federal task force to target campus sexual assaults

    Federal task force to target campus sexual assaults
    President Obama launched a federal task force on Wednesday to combat sexual assault on college campuses, telling the estimated one in five women who are victims, "I've got your back." Flanked by senior members of his Cabinet at the White House, Obama...
  • Sexual harassment suit against ex-Mayor Filner settled out of court

    Sexual harassment suit against ex-Mayor Filner settled out of court
    SAN DIEGO — The sexual harassment lawsuit that was at the center of the scandal that drove ex-Mayor Bob Filner from office has been settled out of court for $250,000, city officials announced Monday. The deal settles all claims, including for...
  • Alhambra vice principal, accused of sex abuse, quits; inquiry begins

    Alhambra vice principal, accused of sex abuse, quits; inquiry begins
    Authorities are investigating sexual abuse allegations against a former Alhambra vice principal made by a former student who secretly recorded what she presented as a telephone confrontation with the educator and posted the video on YouTube. The case...
  • India's top court orders inquiry into alleged gang rape

    India's top court orders inquiry into alleged gang rape
    NEW DELHI -- India’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered an investigation into charges that village elders in West Bengal state ordered the gang rape of a 20-year-old woman because she had had a relationship with a man from another community. The case...
  • Puzzling silence after woman's fatal beating

    Puzzling silence after woman's fatal beating
    I can't understand the beating death of Kim Pham, the 23-year-old woman kicked and pummeled to death outside a popular nightclub in Santa Ana. I can't understand the silence of her friends, who were with her that night and must have seen the altercation...
  • New priest abuse documents detail Chicago archdiocese wrongdoing

    New priest abuse documents detail Chicago archdiocese wrongdoing
    CHICAGO — Thousands of pages of secret church documents released Tuesday as part of a court settlement provide an unprecedented look at how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago for years failed to protect children from abusive priests. The...
  • 31 women accuse UC Berkeley of botching sexual assault investigations

    31 women accuse UC Berkeley of botching sexual assault investigations
    Thirty-one current and former UC Berkeley students filed two federal complaints against the university Wednesday alleging a decades-long pattern of mishandling sexual assault investigations by campus administrators. The complaints allege that...
  • Feds to investigate Michigan over handling of rape allegations

    The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights has launched an investigation how the University of Michigan handled rape allegations against a former football player. The department notified former Michigan professor Douglas Smith of the...