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Deposition Order Set In Brown University Rape Lawsuit
Posted on 9 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - (AP) A former Brown University student who says he was falsely branded a rapist must be questioned under oath before his lawyers can speak with the woman who accused him, a federal magistrate ruled Friday. But U.S. Magistrate Judge... Read More

Missouri Ranch For Troubled Boys Sued For Alleged Rape
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JOPLIN Mo. – (AP) A southwest Missouri center for troubled boys has been sued by a woman who alleges that her 11-year-old was sexually abused at the treatment center. The lawsuit filed this week alleges that an older boy molested and raped the 11... Read More

Rhode Island Judge Recuses Self In Brown University Rape Lawsuit
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - (AP) A federal judge in Rhode Island recused himself Wednesday from a lawsuit brought by a former Brown University student who says he was falsely accused of raping a classmate and unfairly pressured to leave school, a move likely to... Read More

ACLU Lawsuit: Military Won't Release Rape Records
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - (AP) Sexual assault pervades the military, but the Pentagon refuses to release records that fully document the problem and how it is handled, the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups said in a federal lawsuit that seeks access... Read More

Woman Sues N.Y. Mets Pitcher, Alleging Sex Assault
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) A Florida woman who accused New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana of rape is suing him after authorities declined to prosecute the case. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Lee County accuses Santana of wrongful imprisonment and rape in southwest... Read More

Settlement Reach In TCU Lawsuit Over Rape Charges
Posted on 2 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DALLAS - (AP) A former Texas Christian University coed on Friday settled her lawsuit against the school concerning allegations that she was sexually assaulted by three Horned Frog athletes five years ago, attorneys said. The woman's attorney, Susan... Read More

Ex-Brown Student Sues Over Ouster From Campus
Posted on 14 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – (AP) A former Brown University student alleges in a lawsuit unsealed Monday that he was removed from campus more than three years ago after being falsely accused of rape by the daughter of a major donor and fundraiser for the... Read More

Texas Woman Loses Iraq Rape Case Against KBR
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - (AP) A former KBR Inc. employee who said she was drugged and raped while working in Iraq lost her lawsuit against the military contractor Friday. The jury of eight men and three women rejected Jamie Leigh Jones' claims a day after starting... Read More

Connecticut Man Wins $1.3 Million In Rape Lawsuit
Posted on 16 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIDDLETOWN Conn. – (AP) A Connecticut jury has awarded nearly $1.3 million to a man who says he was raped when he was a teenager by an equestrian teacher at a Portland horseback-riding school in the late 1980s. The jury at Middletown Superior Court... Read More

Washington Woman Drops Rape Lawsuit Against Copperfield
Posted on 21 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SEATTLE – (AP) A woman who accused David Copperfield of luring her to his private island in the Bahamas and raping her and who was later charged with fabricating sexual assault claims against another man dropped her federal lawsuit against the magician... Read More

Judge Allows Duke Lacrosse Lawsuit To Go Forward
Posted on 4 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - (AP) Three former Duke lacrosse players falsely accused of rape five years ago can pursue a lawsuit against the ex-county prosecutor and police investigators who handled their case, a federal judge in North Carolina ruled Thursday. U.S... Read More