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Speier Demands Accountability for Campus Sexual Assaults

April 22, 2014 | 6:17 pm

Speier Demands Accountability for Campus Sexual Assaults

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One in five women will be sexually assaulted while in college. Rep. Jackie Speier seeks to change the campus response.

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Long Prison Sentences In Richmond Rape Case As Victim Forgives

August 15, 2013 | 4:28 pm

Long Prison Sentences In Richmond Rape Case As Victim Forgives

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Two men received long prison sentences for their roles in a brutal 2009 gang rape in Richmond. The victim, who was 16 at the time, was robbed, beaten, raped and abused for more than two hours in a dark courtyard of Richmond High School during a homecoming dance. Jose Montano, 22, of Richmond, received a maximum prison […]

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UC Berkeley and Three Other Colleges Accused of Mishandling Rape Allegations

May 23, 2013 | 8:36 am

UC Berkeley and Three Other Colleges Accused of Mishandling Rape Allegations

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NEW YORK (AP) — Women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred joined students from four U.S. colleges and universities on Wednesday to announce the filing of federal complaints over how the higher-education institutions handle rape allegations. Students who attended the New York news conference said the colleges and universities had not taken their rape complaints seriously. Tucker […]

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