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University of Alaska, Former Professor Sued over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

A lawsuit has been filed against a retired University of Alaska Anchorage anthropology professor who is banned from campus over sexual misconduct allegations by multiple women. David Yesner is named in the federal lawsuit filed Wednesday along with The University …

$750K Settlement in Utah Sexual Misconduct Suit

The city of Provo, Utah has reached a $750,000 settlement with five women who say it failed to take action to protect them from alleged sexual harassment and assault by a former police chief. Mayor Michelle Kaufusi said in a …

Insurer Must Defend Bill Cosby Defamation Suits, Court Says

A federal appeals court says an insurance company must pick up Bill Cosby’s tab to fight defamation lawsuits brought by women who accused him of sexual misconduct. But the ruling by the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston, …

Female Workers in Massachusetts Sue McCormick & Schmick’s

Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick’s seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, and their complaints to the company were routinely ignored, five women said in a …

University of California Releases Details on 113 Employee Sex Misconduct Cases

The University of California said it investigated 113 cases of sexual misconduct involving staff and faculty at its 10 campuses over a recent three-year period, according to hundreds of pages of internal documents released this week. The information was released …

Student Allowed Back at New Hampshire Prep School after Sex Case

A judge has allowed a student to return to a New Hampshire prep school, months after his mother alleged the school wrongfully expelled him after he had sex with another student. Both sides reached an agreement signed by a federal …

Judge Adds $5M to McQueary’s $7M Verdict Against Penn State

A former Penn State assistant football coach’s treatment by the school after Jerry Sandusky was arrested entitles him to more than $12 million, a judge said Wednesday in a ruling that substantially increased last month’s jury award. Judge Thomas Gavin …

Student to Return to New Hampshire Prep School After Sex Case

A federal judge has temporarily reinstated a teenager at an elite New Hampshire prep school after his mother said he was wrongfully expelled after having sex with another student. The Portsmouth Herald reports Judge Joseph Laplante said Tuesday that the …

A New Hampshire Prep School Faces Trial Over Boy’s Dismissal After Having Sex

A New Hampshire prep school criticized for how it’s handled sexual assault cases faces trial on a lawsuit brought by a former student’s mother who alleges the school wrongfully withdrew her 15-year-old son after he had sex with another student. …

Former Student at BYU-Hawaii Sues Over Honor Code and Assault

A former Brigham Young University-Hawaii student has filed a lawsuit alleging the school’s honor code prevented her from seeking help after she was sexually assaulted. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that the lawsuit, filed Sept. 30 in Honolulu, claims the …