Last Sentencing Hearing Starts for Ex-Dr. Nassar

Former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who will again be confronted by scores of victims in Michigan as he faces another prison sentence for molesting gymnasts at an elite club run by an Olympic coach. Some question the practice of allowing accusers to speak even if they are not tied directly to a case.

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‘Invisible No More:’ The Other Women #MeToo Should Defend

Minority victims of sexual assault by law enforcement have often been ignored by reformers seeking to improve police-community relations, says attorney Andrea Ritchie. In a conversation with TCR, Ritchie, who assembled a database of 300 such cases, including transgendered, lesbian and gay victims, argues the issue should also be part of the nationwide focus on combating sexual harassment.

How MSU Resisted ESPN on Sex-Abuse Records

Michigan State University officials, who are under heavy fire for their handling of the Larry Nassar sex harassment case, frustrated ESPN for more than three years by refusing to turn over records in other sex abuse cases. The East Lansing, Mi., Police Department was much more cooperative.

Will Anyone Else Be Charged in Nassar Sexual Abuse Case?

Some of the more than 150 women and girls who have accused Nassar said they complained as far back as the late 1990s. In Michigan, it is a misdemeanor punishable by up to three months in jail and a $500 fine for certain professionals to fail to report a suspected case of child abuse. A special prosecutor has been named to pursue the case.

Critics Sue DeVos on Campus Sex Assault Guidance

Victims’ rights and women’s rights groups sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, saying that rules she issued last year guiding campuses on how to manage sexual assault complaints violated federal law and discriminated against accusers. The case was filed in federal court in San Francisco.