We've reported many times about lawsuits filed against police offices after people were sexually assaulted by officers on duty. Unfortunately, we have another case involving a woman who was raped while in the custody of the police. A federal jury has awarded a former Hollis woman $6.5 million after finding the Harmon County sheriff failed in his duties to prevent her...

Police officers are often put in a position of power over another person or group of people. Unfortunately, this sometimes leaves room for terrible things to happen. Such is the case with Franklin Hartley and Thomas Merenda. The two officers were found guilty of having coerced two women they arrested into sexual favors. The two women, referred to as Jane Doe...

A police officer in New Jersey is the target of a lawsuit after he allegedly made sexual advances on a woman. Patrolman James Lame asked the plaintiff if she had ever had sex with a police officer in a police station or in a cell and requested that she have sex with him after a traffic stop in November 2014. During...

Three basketball players at Ooltewah High School in Ooltewah, Tennessee have been convicted in a sexual assault case against a teammate. The teammate was raped with a pool cue during a violent hazing ritual on a school sponsored basketball trip. Hazing is the act of imposing humiliating, embarrassing, and often dangerous rituals on anyone seeking to join a particular organization. Schools...

Barry Freundel was a rabbi and prominent member of the Washington, D.C. Jewish community. He wrote several books and articles and spoke before Congress. Then, it was discovered that he recorded women as they took a ritual bath under his supervision. Now, the victims are suing Freundel, the bathhouse where the recording took place, the Rabbinical Council of America, and the...

In March, a woman filed a lawsuit against Baylor claiming she was raped by a coach and the school did nothing about it. Since then, three more women were added to the suit with the same claim. Now, a fourth woman has been added to the suit after claiming she was gang raped in 2011. The woman, known in the suit...

In 1996, Fox News was founded by Robert Ailes. Since that time the station has become a media giant with Ailes at the reigns as CEO. That all changed last Thursday when Ailes resigned amid sexual harassment scandals and lawsuits. Two weeks ago, Ailes was sued for sexual harassment by Gretchen Carlson, a former host of Fox & Friends who left...

A YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) in Middle Tennessee has found itself the target of a million dollar sexual assault lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that a former YMCA board member sexually assaulted another member of the organization multiple times. The plaintiff said that the assaults began in July of last year. The defendant entered the Jacuzzi pool and was followed by...

Earlier this week, the Albuquerque Journal filed a request to see the settlements of inmate lawsuits against Corizon Health (called an Inspection of Public Records). When released, a spreadsheet showed that Corizon had settled for over $4.6 million in sexual assault lawsuits against the inmates they were supposed to be assisting. Specifically, the claims were filed by 59 inmates at 2...

The parents of an 18-year old student with special needs at Liberty High School are suing the school after the alleged sexual abuse of their daughter by two of her male peers. The suit alleges that the victim engaged in multiple sex acts with two of her peers. The woman has severely impaired mental capacities. Legally, she is unable to give...