Flurry of new legislation targets sexual assault on campus

By Kristen Lombardi

New legislation follows landmark Center series

Excerpts from this story referencing "Chuck Grassley":

"… Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Dean Heller, R-Nev., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, among others — has been drafting the legislation for months, co …"

New scrutiny on campus sexual violence highlights Center findings

By Gordon Witkin

New efforts are aimed at both assisting schools and putting pressure on them to assist victims of sexual violence.

White House group releases recommendations on fighting campus sexual assault

By Kristen Lombardi

White House task force issues recommendations to combat vexing problem.

Obama moves to address campus sex assault issues raised by Center series

By Kristen Lombardi

President creates task force to help protect students from sexual violence

Report urges new approach to child prostitution

By Susan Ferriss

New report says teens involved in prostitution should be treated as victims.

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Civil Liberties Union":

"… ials for disposition.    The data was initially obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California and Public Counsel, the nation’s largest pro bono …"

One-fifth of female veterans from Iraq, Afghanistan show signs of sexual trauma

By Caitlin Cruz and Asha Anchan

News21 investigation reveals that the VA is struggling to deal with female vets who have been sexually assaulted.

Child sex trafficking: schools could help stop it

By Susan Ferriss

This week's news about teen prostitution rings are a reminder that educators can help keep teens from predators.

Washington fury over military sexual assaults hits the Pentagon

By Richard H.P. Sia and Douglas Birch

President Obama calls for punishing, firing or discharging those involved.

Excerpts from this story referencing "American military":

"… tive-duty women and 1.2 percent of the men in the 2.2 million member  American military. The president, when asked about the report during a press conference wit …"

New sexual assault trouble in the Air Force

By Richard H.P. Sia

An officer responsible for stopping AF sexual assaults is accused of that offense

Report details lives ruined for children put on sex-offender registries

By Susan Ferriss

Human Rights Watch investigates how minors, even for innocuous offenses, can end up on sex-offender registries for life.

New therapy proves effective for juvenile sex offenders

Multisystemic Therapy proves effective for juvenile sex offenders.

Students from two colleges file federal complaints related to sexual assault

Students from two colleges file federal complaints related to sexual assault.

Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act headed for President's signature

By Kristen Lombardi

Measure takes on issues raised by Center probe

Notre Dame case highlights complexities of campus sexual assault investigations

By Kristen Lombardi

Notre Dame case illustrates continuing struggles

Justice Department launches probe into sexual assault at the University of Montana

By Gordon Witkin

Inquiry will look at handling of sexual assault cases at University of Montana.

Reed College still struggling with campus sexual assault policies

By Lee van der Voo

Reed College, an elite Oregon school, is struggling to put the the debate over campus sexual assault policies to rest

Excerpts from this story referencing "Dean":

"… hers, “who work so diligently on such challenging issues.”As Associate Dean of Students, Meagher served on Diver’s Ad Hoc Committee on Sexual Assaul …"

IMPACT: Official calls mishandling of sexual assault cases 'staggering'

By Sarah Favot

Official blames colleges for 'misplaced sense of values and priorities'

Portland college students demand changes in sexual assault process

By Lee van der Voo

Students at Portland's Reed College demand changes to the school's approach to sexual assault allegations.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pete Meagher":

"… continue to fine-tune its processes with the help of a new faculty member Pete Meagher, a nationally recognized expert in the field of sexual assault and intimat …"

Biden, Duncan highlight new federal guidance on campus sex assault probes

By Kristen Lombardi

Obama administration hopes new policies will address problems raised by Center series.

Pentagon’s anti-trafficking efforts need improvement

By Laurel Adams

For the past 10 years, the Pentagon has required a clause against human-trafficking on military contracts, but a review by the inspector gen

The Center’s impact in 2010

By Bill Buzenberg

The true value of an investigative story is not measured in Web hits, media partners or awards – it’s whether our reports help improve the w

Education Department touts settlement as ‘model’ for campus sex assault policies

By Kristen Lombardi

The U.S. Department of Education says two recent settlements will serve as a new model for how colleges, universities, and the department de

Center's campus assault series part of Congressional hearing record

By Caitlin Ginley

The Center for Public Integrity’s Sexual Assault on Campus became part of the official record of a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing tod

Continuing impact from Center series

By Kristen Lombardi

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. And as commemorating events get underway nationwide, the Center for Public Integrity’s recent proje

'Undetected rapists' on campus: A troubling plague of repeat offenders

By Jennifer Peebles and Kristen Lombardi

A chilling case of sexual assault at Texas A&M

Excerpts from this story referencing "psychologist":

"… we really trust in life?”The number of serial offenders did not surprise psychologist David Lisak, a University of Massachusetts-Boston expert on campus sexual …"

Lax enforcement of Title IX in campus sexual assault cases

By Kristin Jones

Feeble watchdog leaves students at risk, critics say

A lack of consequences for sexual assault

By Kristen Lombardi

Students found “responsible” for sexual assault face modest penalties, while victims are traumatized

An uncommon outcome at Holy Cross

By Kristin Jones

Expulsion rarely results from college disciplinary actions in sexual assault cases, making the Holy Cross case a notable exception.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Melandy":

"… porting fellow Claritza Jiménez contributed to this article.  …"

"… she was raped by another student, Jordan, in a men’s bathroom on campus, Melandy feared running into him on the paths of the Worcester, Mass. college, at p …"

"… ose her appetite.“I was tired of having to change my whole life,” said Melandy, a slight, soft-spoken psychology major. (She asked that only her first na …"

"… painful process of filing disciplinary charges against the other student, Melandy knew that one of two things would happen. Either he would be expelled, or …"

A curious anomaly at UC Davis

By Kristin Jones

Our nine-month investigation into sexual assault on campus has made one thing clear: the federal records on campus sex offenses fail to capt

Barriers Curb Reporting on Campus Sexual Assault

By Kristin Jones

Barriers Curb Reporting on Campus Sexual Assault

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