April 5, 2013

College Groups Connect to Fight Sexual Harassment and Assault

A group of colleges across the country are coming together to combat sexual assault. Activists of the movement contend that colleges fall short in educating students about sexual assault and sexual harassment. The movement promotes victims to seek help, report the frequency of such crimes, counsel survivors, and train the people who investigate and adjudicate these cases. Many agree that the punishment given by campus disciplinary systems tend to be amateurish. Advocates for people brought […]
February 27, 2012

Three Air Force Cadets Face Sexual Assault Charges

The Air Force Academy says three cadets have been charged sexual assaults over the past 15 months.
October 25, 2011

Annie Le Family Files Lawsuit Against Yale

The family of Annie Le has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Yale University. Le was murdered two years ago, on campus, by Raymond Clark, III, an animal research technician who worked in the same building, pleaded guilty to murdering Le in March and was sentenced to 44 years in prison.
March 22, 2011

Lawsuit Says Military Tolerates Rape, Assault

A federal lawsuit recently filed charges the Defense Department with responsibility for rape and sexual assault in the ranks by failing to investigate the sex crimes, failing to prosecute the perpetrators and maintaining a weak judicial system.  The lawsuit claims that current Defense Secretary Robert Gates and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld are responsible for a military in which rape and sexual assault victims “were openly subjected to retaliation,” discouraged from reporting the crimes, and […]