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Sexual Abuse

  1. crime
    Protecting a PredatorHow Columbia University ignored women, undermined prosecutors, and allowed one of its OB/GYNs to abuse hundreds of patients.
  2. power
    ‘The First Thing I Did Was Text My Priest’A lay leader in the Anglican Church of North America sexually abused a child. The victim’s family says the institution protected him.
  3. religion
    Southern Baptists Hit by Bombshell Report on Sexual AbuseThe ever more conservative leadership of America’s largest Protestant denomination gets a wake-up call about its own sins.
  4. explainer
    Prince Andrew Settles Sex Abuse Suit With Virginia GiuffreWeeks before he was to be deposed, the prince settled for an undisclosed amount of money in addition to a donation to a victims rights’ charity.
  5. religion
    The Southern Baptist Church Is Going to Hell in a HandbasketAllegations of racism, sexual abuse, and idolatry toward Donald Trump are emanating from well-known figures in the largest Protestant denomination.
  6. crime
    Alleged Mastermind of the Sarah Lawrence ‘Cult’ Has Been ChargedLawrence V. Ray moved into his daughter’s dorm in 2010 — and prosecutors say he conscripted some of her roommates into a sex cult.
  7. jeffrey epstein
    What the Unsealed Jeffrey Epstein Documents Reveal About Donald TrumpVirginia Giuffre said that to her knowledge, Trump “didn’t partake in any sex” with her or other girls Epstein allegedly abused.
  8. jeffrey epstein
    How Jeffrey Epstein Made His Money: Four Wild TheoriesThe source of Jeffrey Epstein’s wealth is a mystery, but unproven theories on how his made his millions – from blackmail to money-laundering – abound.
  9. jeffrey epstein
    Everything We Know About Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side MansionThe home, which was raided by the FBI, is one of the largest private residences in Manhattan. It features a prison mural and other bizarre decor.
  10. the law
    The Jeffrey Epstein Case Shows What Sex Trafficking Really Looks LikeSex trafficking is more often about preying on victims’ vulnerabilities, not physical force. But jurors’ misconceptions can make it harder to convict.
  11. child abuse
    Thousands of Migrant Children Were Reportedly Sexually Abused in U.S. CustodyThis was over the course of just four years, per a government report.
  12. Powerful House Republican Implicated in College Sex-Abuse ScandalThe accusations that Jim Jordan turned a blind eye to sexual abuse as a college wrestling coach bring disturbing echoes of the Larry Nassar scandal.
  13. Rep. Esty Forced to Retire After Scandal Over Abusive StafferThe Connecticut Democrat’s political demise was quick, and could even open up a rare 2018 opportunity for Republicans.
  14. MSU President Lou Anna Simon Resigns Amid Anger Over Handling of Nassar ScandalSimon, who denied knowledge of the sexual-abuse allegations, wrote in a tone-deaf letter, “As tragedies are politicized, blame is inevitable.”
  15. What Precedents Will Democrats Set in Forcing Franken’s Resignation?There are some key questions Democrats should prepare for in determining how they — and the country — deal with future incidents of sexual misconduct.
  16. No, Sexual Abuse of Minors Isn’t a Plus for Alabama VotersAlabama’s patriarchal culture may provide some cover for sexual predators. But a more likely reason for sympathy for Roy Moore is hatred of the media.
  17. Testimony: Paterno Knew About Sandusky in 1976Newly unsealed court documents feature testimony from a man who claims he told the Penn State coach about the abuse he suffered at Sandusky’s hands in 1976.
  18. the sports section
    Joe Paterno Reportedly Knew About Jerry Sandusky’s Sex Abuse As Early As 1976According to new court documents.
  19. Vatican Treasurer Testifies Over Sexual AbuseHe is the highest-ranking church official to ever testify on the subject. 
  20. Want to Stop College Sexual Assault? Tax BeerA rager with $10 Bud Lights is no rager at all.
  21. crimes and misdemeanors
    Snapchat Teacher Accused of Abusing 6 GirlsFrom a dick pic to kidnapping at Brooklyn Tech.
  22. crimes and misdemeanors
    Posh Manhattan Preschool Shaken Up by Messy Sex Abuse AllegationsThe accused confessed and then recanted. 
  23. crimes and misdemeanors
    Elmo Puppeteer Cleared of Sexual Abuse ChargesBecause of the statute of limitations.
  24. stand clear of the closing doors
    Unsolicited Subway Rubbing Just As Bad As Grabbing, Court RulesA highly sensible decision.
  25. lawsuits
    Former Students Sue Yeshiva University High, Alleging Abuse and FraudThey have a way around the statute of limitations.
  26. religion
    Dolan Pushed to Defrock Abusive Priests, Protected Church Funds From VictimsNew documents shed light on his time in Milwaukee.
  27. sad things
    Yeshiva University Chancellor Resigns, Apologizes for Not Reportiing Abuse“I now recognize that I was wrong.”
  28. scandals
    Horace Mann Finally Apologizes for Sexual AbuseBut the school will not meet the victims’ request for an independent investigation.
  29. horace mann
    Alleged Horace Mann Abuser Lives in a House His Victims Paid For The New Yorker investigates a former teacher who “stood out for his extraordinary control over boys’ lives.”
  30. the church
    L.A. Cardinal Settles Abuse Cases, Picks PopeA cardinal from L.A., currently in Rome, was accused of a cover-up.
  31. religion
    Cardinal Dolan Questioned on Sex Abuse Before Trip to RomeNew York’s long-shot potential pope was deposed yesterday.
  32. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hasidic Leader Sentenced to 103 Years for Sex AbuseBrooklyn’s Nechemya Weberman was convicted of 59 counts last month.
  33. Brooklyn’s Poly Prep Settles Lawsuit Over Decades of Alleged Sexual AbuseThe former football coach is accused of abusing hundreds of boys.
  34. sad things
    Former Students Recall Alleged Sexual Abuse at Yeshiva High SchoolA new investigation has the disturbing details.
  35. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hasidic Counselor Found Guilty of Sexual Abuse in BrooklynNechemya Weberman was convicted of 59 counts.
  36. crimes and misdemeanors
    Weberman Denies Sexual Abuse, But Not Raiding His CharityHe used his nonprofit to pay his kids’ tuition.
  37. jerry sandusky
    Jerry Sandusky Settles Into a Lonely Prison LifeHe’ll be permitted almost no personal contact.
  38. jerry sandusky
    Sandusky and Wife Tried to Sway Judge With Letters Bashing Their Adopted SonSomehow, calling their son a mentally ill liar failed to impress the judge.
  39. jerry sandusky
    Sandusky Sentenced After Denouncing Accusers“In my heart, I know I did not do these alleged, disgusting acts.”
  40. shut up dude
    Leading N.Y. Catholic Blames Kids for Seducing Sex Abusers [Updated]He also calls Jerry Sandusky “this poor guy.”
  41. crimes and misdemeanors
    Jersey Man Accused of Groping Sleeping Woman on AirplaneOfficials said he whispered to her, “Kiss me.”
  42. trials
    George Zimmerman Accused of Molesting GirlThe awful din surrounding the eventual murder trial grows louder.
  43. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn D.A. Exaggerated Hunt for PedophileAs in, it probably didn’t happen.
  44. horace mann
    Retired Horace Mann Teacher’s Sex Confession“It was all so warm and casual.”
  45. Catholic Church Lobbies Against Allowing More Sex Abuse SuitsCardinal Timothy Dolan: “It would be devastating for the life of the church.”
  46. ink-stained wretches
    Maureen Dowd Stresses Seriousness of Sandusky Sexual Abuse With Shower JokeCringe.
  47. prep schools
    Bronx D.A. Wants to Know More About Abuse at Horace MannStudents encouraged to report past sexual abuse.
  48. prep schools
    Horace Mann Distancing Itself From Unearthed Allegations of Sexual AbuseDecades-old tales of faculty molesting students are now coming to light.
  49. religion
    Cardinal Timothy Dolan Authorized Payments to Sexually Abusive PriestsAs the archbishop of Milwaukee, he gave up to $20,000 for them to go quietly.
  50. international man of mystery
    Julian Assange Loses Extradition Appeal, Still Not Going to Sweden YetBritain’s Supreme Court ruled against him, but there are more technicalities to fight.
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