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Jul 31, 2018
Since MLB’s policy on domestic violence was enacted in 2015, seven players have received suspensions, including the Astros’ newest reliever in Osuna, who is serving a 75-game suspension after a domestic violence incident in May. The Astros created a firestorm with the controversial trade Monday when they shipped embattled closer...
Jul 27, 2018
Mr. Dolan will be a panelist at the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting held from Aug. 2 to 4 at Swissotel Chicago. He will participate in the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Committee’s seminar titled, “Turning the Tables on Difficult Witnesses (and Counsel) at Deposition,” from 10:30 a.m....
Jul 27, 2018
The Chicago Tribune’s reporting on predatory adults in its “Betrayed” series already has resulted in an overhaul of the Chicago Public Schools’ child-safety programs as well as bipartisan state legislative support for new laws to protect students. Now, in an examination of student-on-student sexual attacks, the Tribune found that Chicago...
Jul 23, 2018
Data from the Department of Homeland Security showed that thousands of migrants have alleged sexual abuse while in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. The data, obtained from the DHS’s Office of the Inspector General by The New York Times, revealed complaints going back as far as...
Jul 20, 2018
“Women’s rights advocates challenging the Trump administration’s rollback of federal policies on campus sexual harassment told a San Francisco federal magistrate Thursday that the administration revealed its biased mind-set a year ago when a top education official said 90 percent of the accusations came from women who had gotten drunk,...
Jul 19, 2018
A new law now gives survivors like June up until April of 2020 to consider filing a case in court. Hawaii’s courts have led the nation in permitting victims that remained silent for years a chance to come...
Jul 18, 2018
The EMPOWER Act — an acronym for the “Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace Harassment through Education and Reporting Act” — is also co-sponsored by Reps. Ted Poe, Jerry Nadler, Barbara Comstock, and Lisa Blunt Rochester in the House and Sens. Kamala Harris and Lisa Murkowski in the upper...
Jul 17, 2018
The Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act was signed into law yesterday. The Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act allows family members, acquaintances or law enforcement to petition the court to identify and issue an ex parte order for an individual who poses an immediate and present danger of causing...
Jul 13, 2018
Cook County judge angrily scolded the state’s child welfare agency Thursday over the slow pace of its investigation into the fire death of a 3-year-old boy in foster care, losing his temper when officials refused to provide any details....
Jul 10, 2018
British police confirmed they are investigating three new sexual assault allegations against gay actor Kevin Spacey, whose career collapsed under dozens of accusations of sexual impropriety against young men and boys. U.K. officials are now looking into a total of six accusations against Spacey. The new allegations arose earlier this...