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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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