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  • Accuser in sex assault case should be named

    In a report on three midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy accused of sexually assaulting a female classmate, you write that "The Baltimore Sun does not identify alleged victims in sexual assault cases" ("Midshipman describes night of drinking before alleged sex assault," Aug. 28).
  • Naval Academy must shut down team houses

    Naval Academy must shut down team houses
    The U.S. Naval Academy is its own kind of "Suitcase College." Midshipmen on the walled off campus are always looking for a way to escape — not the boredom, but the unending pressure. One of the ways they can escape is to the home of a "sponsor...

    Academy sex assault case belongs in criminal court

    Susan Burke, the attorney representing the victim of an alleged rape at the U.S. Naval Academy, recently filed an action in federal court to bar the academy's superintendent from deciding whether the case proceeds to a court-martial ("Lawsuit seeks...

    City prosecutors lose three trials with accused rapist on stand

    City prosecutors lose three trials with accused rapist on stand
    Nelson Bernard Clifford has been tried in three separate rape cases in recent years. Each time, he was linked through DNA to the scene and his accuser said she had been bound, blindfolded and attacked. And each time, the 35-year-old was acquitted...

    Man sentenced to 150 years for sex abuse of three young girls

    Man sentenced to 150 years for sex abuse of three young girls
    A former employee at the world headquarters for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Montgomery County was sentenced to 150 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court this week for sexually abusing three girls between the ages of 5 and 8.  Joseph...