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Spike in NYC School Sexual Assaults

Spike in NYC School Sexual Assaults

Going to school shouldn’t be dangerous. We know that in gun violence is so bad in Chicago that cops in certain neighborhoods must set up safe corridors to ensure kids can walk and to and from school without getting shot. In New York City the big danger appears to be students getting sexually...

Rochester Univ Pays $9.4 Million in Sex Harass Case

Rochester Univ Pays $9.4 Million in Sex Harass Case

The University of Rochester is paying 9 former students and professors $9.4 million to settle claims of sexual harassment in the school’s brain and cognitive sciences department. The settlement resolves a lawsuit filed in 2017. That year students and faculty claimed misconduct by Professor...

Lawsuits Allege US Swim Team Coaches Abused Teens and Got Them Pregnant

Lawsuits Allege US Swim Team Coaches Abused Teens and Got Them Pregnant

The former athletes are in their 40s and 50s now, but the years spent in top swimming competitions still affects them. Not necessarily so much the swimming per se, but the sexual abuse they suffered as girls at the hands of well-known U.S. swim team coaches. Six women filed lawsuits against USA...

USA Gymnastics Proposes $215M Settlement Fund For Sexual Abuse Victims

USA Gymnastics Proposes $215M Settlement Fund For Sexual Abuse Victims

Under severe financial pressure following a torrent of sexual abuse allegations, USA Gymnastics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Indiana in 2018. But that filing and its restructuring plan have drawn criticism from the victims and their advocates, who claim USAG is wrongly using bankruptcy to...

Were You Sexually Assaulted as a Child in California?

Were You Sexually Assaulted as a Child in California?

New California Law Offers One Time “Lookback” for Minors Who Were the Victims of Rape, Incest, Sexual Assault or Abuse
Until January 2020, minors who were victims of sexual assault in California had a very limited window in which to file lawsuits against their abusers. Under the...

Teacher Rapes Two Students – Oklahoma Rape Laws Post

Teacher Rapes Two Students – Oklahoma Rape Laws Post

A junior high school English teacher and coach in Sallisaw, Oklahoma was charged with rape. Twenty nine year old Brandy Lynn Foreman was arrested after Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office deputies determined they had probable cause to charge with having sex with two teenage...

School Sexual Assaults – When Teachers & Staff Molest Kids

School Sexual Assaults – When Teachers & Staff Molest Kids

Protecting Our Kids - What Parents Can Do about School Sexual Assaults In this post we discuss the sensitive topic of school sexual assaults… Teachers, aides, janitorial staff, coaches and bus drivers assaulting our kids. First, we will look at a recent case from Colorado and then discuss...