An M&T Bank Stadium worker told police that the Baltimore Ravens' director of security Darren Sanders groped and forced himself against her as she walked him through the building after a December home game, court documents show.
Some defense-minded law professors and others have criticized revised college sexual harassment policies that shift the definition of sexual assault from a lack of voluntariness in sexual relations to a lack of affirmative consent. But affirmative consent is the right standard.
High school students in Maryland who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender constantly hear derogatory remarks and are often verbally, physically and sexually harassed and assaulted by their classmates. Fewer than half report the abuse.
Johns Hopkins University on Friday said it has banned all social events at fraternities, the school's latest move in response the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at a Sigma Alpha Epilson party last weekend.
On Thursday, Dr. Martin Wasserman will go before the Howard County Board of Education and question why it punished Cindy Vaillancourt for asking students about a local grocery store carding someone purchasing condoms.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is considering implementing an independent panel of outside experts to advise the league on whether to place NFL players or other NFL employees on paid leave while their legal situations are pending in the court system.
Cindy Vaillancourt's question toward high school students over a possible age requirement to purchase condoms has already led to a sexual harassment investigation by the school system and a resolution from her Board of Education colleagues stating their disappointment.
A question about a possible age requirement to buy condoms has Howard County Board of Education Member Cindy Vaillancourt facing discipline from her colleagues and has wrapped her re-election campaign in controversy weeks before the Nov. 4 election.
A suspicious technician took a pen used by Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy, discovering images that shook thousands of women across the region and led the world-renowned hospital to pay $190 million to settle a class-action lawsuit.
The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem.
Baltimore is changing the way it handles cases of alleged child abuse and neglect — part of a broad social-services strategy that has been touted by Maryland officials but abandoned in some other states.
The U.S. Department of Education opened an investigation last week into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence claims grows.
State health officials won't say how an Allegany County doctor accused of sexually assaulting a patient obtained a medical license, given a rape conviction on his record. But the state's top health official acknowledged that it's likely because they weren't aware of it.
Amid a series of changes to federal laws regarding how universities handle sexual assaults and sexual misconduct, the University System of Maryland in the process of updating its two-decade old policies on the matter.
The practitioner of a shuttered Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors.
Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual misconduct, the White House on Tuesday announced a series of measures intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts to combat rape and assaults on campus.
By By Carrie Wells and John Fritze and The Baltimore Sun