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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Former Navy football player acquitted in sex assault case

    Former Navy football player acquitted in sex assault case
    A former Navy football player was found not guilty Thursday of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman at an off-campus party in Annapolis two years ago in a case that has drawn national scrutiny to the elite training ground for future officers of the...
  • ACLU releases toolkit for protecting LGBT prisoners

    ACLU releases toolkit for protecting LGBT prisoners
    The American Civil Liberties Union released an online "toolkit" on Wednesday outlining ways local advocates can improve conditions for LGBT prisoners across the country. It also provides information on how LGBT prisoners can protect themselves. In its...
  • Midshipman's lawyers say academy superintendent was pressured in assault case

    Midshipman's lawyers say academy superintendent was pressured in assault case
    Attorneys for a Naval Academy midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate argued Monday that the academy's superintendent was pressured to prosecute the case — one of several claims the legal team is making in an effort to have the case...
  • Midshipman claims alleged assault victim was aware during party encounter

    Midshipman claims alleged assault victim was aware during party encounter
    A Naval Academy midshipman once accused of sexual assault testified for the first time in open court Tuesday, telling a military judge that when he got into a car with a female classmate outside a 2012 off-campus party, he didn't think she was too drunk...
  • Ravens met with offensive tackles Taylor Lewan and Zack Martin

    Ravens met with offensive tackles Taylor Lewan and Zack Martin
    The Ravens have met with Notre Dame offensive tackle Zack Martin and Michigan offensive tackle Taylor Lewan at the NFL scouting combine, according to sources. Lewan is generally graded as the third-best offensive tackle behind Texas A&M's Jake...
  • Man convicted in Earth Treks sex abuse case faces additional charges

    Man convicted in Earth Treks sex abuse case faces additional charges
    A 34-year-old man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl left in his care while working as the head instructor at Earth Treks Climbing Center in Columbia faces additional charges after a second alleged victim has come forward. Michael...
  • Midshipman opts for trial by judge in assault case

    Midshipman opts for trial by judge in assault case
    A Naval Academy midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party asked a judge Friday to decide his fate instead of a jury in the trial that's being watched at the Annapolis institution and across the country as a bellwether of...
  • Snow postpones Naval Academy sexual assault case

    Snow postpones Naval Academy sexual assault case
    Opening statements in the case of a Naval Academy midshipman charged with sexually assaulting a classmate were delayed by Monday's snowstorm. The federal government closed in the Washington area on Monday, including the Washington Navy Yard where the...
  • Prosecutors: Naval Academy midshipman was too drunk to consent

    Prosecutors: Naval Academy midshipman was too drunk to consent
    WASHINGTON — The alleged victim in the Naval Academy sexual assault case testified Tuesday that she drank heavily before and during an April 2012 party and didn't remember having sex with any fellow midshipmen. The woman, now a senior at the...
  • Two former Navy football players face court-martial in alleged sexual assault

    Two former Navy football players face court-martial in alleged sexual assault
    The superintendent of the Naval Academy has referred two former members of the Navy football team to a court-martial on charges that they sexually assaulted a fellow midshipman while she was incapacitated at a party in Annapolis, the academy said...
  • Make cyber-sexual assault a felony [Commentary]

    Make cyber-sexual assault a felony [Commentary]
    In 2010, When Annmarie Chiarini's ex-boyfriend posted 88 naked pictures of her on a website designed to shame, humiliate and destroy lives, she went straight to the police. Certain her ex committed a crime, she was shocked when the officers smirked...
  • Baltimore BGF jail smuggling case hits 19 more suspects

    Baltimore BGF jail smuggling case hits 19 more suspects
    Federal authorities have charged 14 more corrections officers with corruption at the Baltimore jail, adding new breadth to allegations that the Black Guerrilla Family essentially took over the downtown detention center. The officers were among 19...