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Results Of Baylor Investigation: We Need Another Investigation 

In reaction to one of its football players being convicted of sexually assaulting another student, Baylor announced it would investigate “the circumstances associated with this case.” Merely a week later, the university released results from the law professor-led investigation at 7 p.m. Central on a Friday—ensuring… »8/29/15 12:37pm8/29/15 12:37pm

Baylor And Boise State Won't Stop Playing The Blame Game On Sam Ukwuachu

Last Thursday, a Waco jury found Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu guilty of sexual assault. Since then, the two universities that had him on their teams—first Boise State, then Baylor, which took him as a transfer—haven’t bothered themselves with much public reflection. There have been no apologies, no candid… »8/26/15 8:50am8/26/15 8:50am

Frat Boys Designate House 'Freshman Daughter Drop Off,' Helpfully Offer to Fuck Moms, Too

Freshman women at Old Dominion University were given a very special welcome last week when they arrived on campus: Large banners that read “Rowdy and fun/Hope your baby girl is ready for a good time,” “Freshman daughter drop off,” and “Go ahead and drop off mom too.” Photos of the helpful offers to fornicate with… »8/24/15 1:20pm8/24/15 1:20pm

Baylor’s Investigation Of Sam Ukwuachu Was Shameful

As awareness has spread about rape—and pressure has increased on universities to prevent and address it among their students—two justice systems have formed. There’s the one we’ve had for centuries: the cops, the courts, and if it goes to trial, a verdict. Now there’s a second track, one where universities, under the… »8/21/15 9:00am8/21/15 9:00am

Accuser Testifies In Baylor Football Player's Sexual Assault Trial

The trial for Baylor’s Sam Ukwuachu began today in a Waco courthouse. Ukwuachu, who transferred to Baylor from Boise State but never played a down, was indicted on two counts of sexual assault stemming from what happened in the early hours of Oct. 20, 2013. Very little about what happened that day—or the… »8/18/15 6:02pm8/18/15 6:02pm

The Baylor Football Sexual Assault Trial You Haven't Heard About

On Oct. 20, 2013, at 3:09 p.m., the call came to Waco police from Baylor Scott & White hospital saying a woman had been sexually assaulted earlier in the morning. Police began their investigation, and the woman identified the attacker as someone she knew, incoming football player Sam Ukwuachu, a Pearland, Texas,… »8/17/15 5:48pm8/17/15 5:48pm

Patrick Kane's Lawyer Is Arguing With People On Facebook

Patrick Kane’s attorney Paul Cambria felt compelled today to reply to a Facebook post about the news that an off-duty Buffalo cop served as Patrick Kane’s driver the night he allegedly raped a woman at his home. The thread’s on the private Facebook page of Buffalo-based blogger Alan Bedenko; a reader forwarded us… »8/17/15 12:55pm8/17/15 12:55pm

Here Are The Documents Bill Cosby Didn't Want You To Read [Updated]

Today saw the unsealing of documents from the 2005 civil suit in which Andrea Constand said Bill Cosby drugged and raped her while she worked at Temple University. The unsealing followed a request from the Associated Press, which Cosby’s legal team fought it on the grounds that Cosby isn’t a “public” person. Federal… »7/06/15 6:42pm7/06/15 6:42pm

Cosby Claims He's Not A Public Figure To Keep Embarrassing Docs Sealed

Bill Cosby, who has sold out arenas, who has been televised into millions of homes, who lectured America on the virtues of buckled pants, who has spoken at rally after rally, who has served on the board of trustees of a public university, claims he is not a public figure. Or rather, that’s the argument his lawyers… »6/29/15 8:10pm6/29/15 8:10pm

Jameis Winston Goes After Accuser In Vicious Countersuit

Jameis Winston’s legal team has filed their response to Erica Kinsman’s civil lawsuit, which accused him of sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment and “intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of forcible rape.” Winston is denying the rape and all of Kinsman’s claims, which was expected. But this… »5/11/15 6:00pm5/11/15 6:00pm

Woman Who Protested Oregon Accessing Rape Victim's Records: I'm Fired 

A woman who spoke out against the University of Oregon after it accessed the counseling records of a student who said she was raped by several basketball players has been let go, according to an email she sent to colleagues today. In the email, which was first obtained by the Register-Guard, Karen Stokes said her… »3/26/15 6:27pm3/26/15 6:27pm

Serial Rapist Darren Sharper Might Serve Just 9 Years [Updated]

As expected, the plea deals are rolling in for accused serial rapist Darren Sharper, and so far the sentences seem fairly light. But we won't know how long Sharper will spend in prison until he officially pleads in all five jurisdictions, because he'll functionally serve only the longest of his five sentences. »3/23/15 3:41pm3/23/15 3:41pm

Darren Sharper Plans To Strike Plea Deal In All His Rape Cases Monday

Alleged serial rapist Darren Shaper is working on a global plea deal that would resolve the myriad of sexual assault cases against him, according to multiple reports today. The Associated Press reported that the deal will be filed Monday in two courts, one in California and the other in an unknown location. The… »3/20/15 5:49pm3/20/15 5:49pm

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sexual Assault And Sports 

When I thought my son was old enough to understand the concept of "no means no," I said those exact words to him when he appeared unwilling to back away from a confrontation-in-the-making. This kind of situation arose frequently—the playground, a playdate, just being around his younger sister. "Jonny said he doesn't… »3/13/15 11:42am3/13/15 11:42am

Junior Hockey Players Allegedly At Party Where Women Sexually Assaulted

According to an utterly horrifying report out of Canada, “approximately 10” players from the Cobourg Cougars—a junior hockey team that plays in the Ontario Junior Hockey League—allegedly attended a 50-person house party last weekend where numerous instances of rape and sexual assault are alleged to have occurred. … »3/10/15 10:45pm3/10/15 10:45pm