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California Takes A Cue From Backlash Over Brock Turner’s Light Rape Sentence And Closes A Loophole

The Huffington Post reported California is shuttering a loophole that allowed Brocker Turner to only be sentenced to six months in jail after being convicted of sexual assault. 328 more words

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Coach Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Dallas have arrested Angel Rivera, 45, in connection to a Sexual Assault/Child offense involving a 14 year old female victim. 63 more words


Summit aims to end sexual assault on Michigan campuses

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WLNS) — While sexual assaults on campuses continue to make headlines across Michigan, a special summit was held Friday combat this issue. 272 more words


PD: 34-year-old Groton woman arrested for alleged sexual assault of 14-year-old

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have arrested a 34-year-old Groton woman following a month-long investigation into a sexual assault.

Groton police arrested 34-year-old Dawn Kerr on Friday. 64 more words


Salem police investigate sexual touching incidents

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Several woman and girls reported that a man sexually touched them in public on Sept. 22 in Salem.

The reports said the suspect rode up to the victims on a bike and “grabbed them in sexual areas.” None of the victims were physically injured, the Salem Police Department said. 226 more words


Mandatory Prison Sentences For Sex Assaults On Unconscious Victims Signed Into Law

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that he signed two bills that emerged amid national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer who sexually assaulted a woman passed out near a trash bin. 649 more words


Canadian domestic violence survivor goes public after replacement judge declares mistrial

Yesterday, Canadian public broadcaster the CBC published the story of Isabelle Raycroft, Canada’s latest high-profile victim of intimate partner violence.

Here’s the tl;dr: the trial judge wrote a decision convicting Raycroft’s husband of four counts of assault against her, then got sick and couldn’t deliver the verdict. 129 more words