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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Herman Cain's blame game

    Herman Cain's blame game
    Politics often being a contest of survival at all costs, it's not surprising that Herman Cain, harassed by allegations of sexual harassment, has tried to pin the blame on the camp of Republican presidential nominee rival Rick Perry. In an interview...
  • Women from Maryland escape alleged prostitution ring

    The woman, barely in her 20s and estranged from her family, worked two jobs as she tried to launch a singing career. When she started chatting online with the head of "424 Records," she thought she had finally gotten her break. The purported record label...
  • Herman Cain: Scandals just don't kill a candidacy like they used to

    Herman Cain: Scandals just don't kill a candidacy like they used to
    Once again, temporarily at least, scandal has mesmerized American politics. This time the target is Herman Cain, the up-from-nowhere restaurant executive who is battling back against the latest sexual harassment or misconduct allegations that have...
  • Merzbacher sex abuse case could get new accuser

    Merzbacher sex abuse case could get new accuser
    Baltimore prosecutors are scheduled to meet Thursday with a woman to discuss further allegations of sexual abuse against John Merzbacher, a former teacher at the Catholic Community middle school in South Baltimore. It appears to be the first time that...
  • Four steps to stop the next Jerry Sandusky

    Four steps to stop the next Jerry Sandusky
    Friday's conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on dozens of counts of child sex abuse — allegations of which other university officials failed to report to law enforcement years ago — is a stark reminder...
  • Cain's problem: Incompetence, not sexual harassment

    This whole scandal over Herman Cain's alleged sexual harassment of women during the 1990s is driving me crazy because the media is insisting on covering this story instead of properly vetting the candidates. Mr. Cain recently was on C-span to debate...
  • We all have a responsibility to report child abuse

    Elie Wiesel once famously wrote, "We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." Sadly, as we learned again this week at Penn State University, silence among...
  • Children must be better protected

    As news coverage begins to move away from the allegations of sexual abuse of young boys at Penn State University, we are seeing new allegations of sexual abuse of young boys in the basketball program at Syracuse University ("Longtime assistant at Syracuse...
  • How much has Fine damaged Syracuse?

    What is Boeheim's role? Mike Anthony Hartford Courant Any damage to Syracuse, or more specifically its basketball program, will come down to whether head coach Jim Boeheim faces any fallout. Assistant coach Bernie Fine is out. Good. The program can...
  • Blockbuster to pay $2 million to settle discrimination suit

    Blockbuster Inc. has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle a lawsuit in which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused the retailer of subjecting female employees to sexual harassment, the agency's Baltimore office said Wednesday. The...
  • Annapolis Area Christian School superintendent steps down

    Annapolis Area Christian School officials said Monday that they are looking for a new superintendent after George J.W. Lawrence Jr. stepped down amid a lawsuit brought by three former employees accusing him of sexual harassment and retaliation. In...
  • Should NCAA, others honor Joe Paterno?

    Inadequate response Mark Wogenrich The Morning Call To honor Joe Paterno is not to endorse child molestation. Poring through pages and pages of statements issued upon the former Penn State coach's death, I found many celebrating Paterno's life and...