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August 1, 2019

14 Syracuse-area Students Allegedly Molested by Former Olympian Conrad Mainwaring

NEW YORK (Syracuse.com) Former Olympic hurdler Conrad Mainwaring, who was arrested in June in Los Angeles on a charge of sexual misconduct, has been accused of molesting 14 boys in the Syracuse area, according to an ESPN report Thursday. According to the “Outside the Lines” report, reporters Mike Kessler and Mark Fainaru-Wada spoke with 14 men who told them they had been sexually abused by Mainwaring when he was in the Syracuse area, including five high schoolers, in the 1980s. Mainwaring was arrested on June 19 in Los Angeles on a charge that he sexually molested one of his athletes […]

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June 20, 2018

As more women file lawsuits against USC, gynecologist defends himself in letter to The Times

Fourteen more women have sued USC alleging that a campus gynecologist sexually abused them during medical exams and that the university failed to take action when patients and clinic staff complained about his behavior. The new filings brought the total number of women suing the university by Friday afternoon to 21. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-usc-doctor-lawsuits-20180525-story.html
March 19, 2018

High-profile arrest of Northwest Iowa teacher raises awareness of child sexual abuse

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa | After former elementary teacher Curtis Van Dam was arrested in October and charged with having sexual contact with an 11-year-old boy, emotions ran high in this Sioux County city. Parents of children attending the private Sioux Center Christian School, where Van Dam taught, were upset. So were others in the community, Sioux Center police Chief Paul Adkins said. Van Dam’s arrest and ensuing flood of media coverage did more than cause emotional outbursts. It led to more victims coming forward. Through interviews with children, investigators had identified other potential victims and contacted them. But there were […]
September 19, 2017

Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed Against Norwich University

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed Against Norwich University WHAT: JEFF HERMAN (www.hermanlaw.com), a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against NORWICH UNIVERSITY for negligence leading to the sexual assault of a student by fellow student, Alexander Alvarez. According to the Complaint: LAUREN MORRISSEY and Alexander Alvarez were adult resident students at NORWICH UNIVERSITY in 2016. LAUREN MORRISSEY was sexually assaulted in her dormitory room on November 17, 2016 by Alexander Alvarez. NORWICH UNIVERSITY’s Title IX Office received three complaints of sexual harassment, sexual abuse and/or sexual assault by Alexander Alvarez from […]
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