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Gymnast sues USA Gymnastics, others over sex abuse

A former member of the U.S. national team on Tuesday became the latest gymnast to sue over sexual abuse by imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar, alleging USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the husband-and-wife duo who coached America’s top female gymnasts for three decades failed to protect her and other athletes.

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State government confronts sexual harassment

With the rise of the #MeToo movement, organizations of all sizes, including state governments, have been forced to take a long look at themselves. After the Indiana General Assembly passed legislation this year to expand training and write a sexual harassment prevention policy for the legislature for the first time, the other two branches of state government are taking action.

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Ex-Michigan State dean charged in Nassar child sex scandal

A Michigan State University official who oversaw a clinic that employed Larry Nassar was charged Tuesday with sexually propositioning female medical students and compiling nude student “selfies” on his work computer in the first charges to spring from an investigation into how complaints against the disgraced former sports doctor were handled.

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Indiana University cleared in sexual violence complaints

A federal agency has completed its investigation into four Title IX sexual violence complaints against Indiana University and determined that the school didn’t mishandle them. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has sent letters to the complainants regarding the outcome of the investigations.

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Law Student Outlook: Sexual misconduct and the evolving workplace

One of the most common responses we have seen from current law students is a zero-tolerance policy for instances of sexual misconduct. As the culture has changed in the last few months nationwide about the topic, it has invaded the law school, so far as being part of a few exam fact patterns.

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