Montgomery County’s chief of police and the county state’s attorney said Friday they have not launched an investigation into sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh — though they “remain prepared to investigate any allegation, should a victim come forward.”
Maryland's U.S. senators back a new FBI probe and question Brett Kavanaugh's impartiality after 'meltdown' before committee. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen said a full accounting is needed of Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegation.
For many victims of sexual assault, experts say, Thursday’s hearings, in which both Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, whom Ford accuses of sexually assaulting her years ago, prompted long-ago memories of trauma to resurface.
No matter who you believe or what party you belong to, we need to talk to our kids about sexual assault and the implications of improper behavior in today’s climate and well into the future, says one letter writer to the Carroll County Times.
The recent class-action lawsuit alleging a cover up of sexual assault at UMBC by university and Baltimore County police, and the subsequent student response, have brought newfound attention to a longstanding issue at UMBC concerning mishandling of sexual assault reports.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is among four Republican governors calling on the U.S. Senate to delay a confirmation vote on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until there’s an independent investigation of whether he committed one or more sexual assaults while in high school.
Eleven state delegates from Montgomery County are calling on county police and State's Attorney John McCarthy to investigate allegations that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed sexual assaults in the 1980s while a high school student at Georgetown Prep in North Bethesda.
In light of the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, we have heard a lot about the culture of an all-boys school, like Mr. Kavanaugh’s alma mater, Georgetown Prep. But what about the culture of an all-girls school? What can we learn from that?
The argument goes like this: Even if Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers are deemed credible, it doesn’t matter, because his denials of the sexual assaults they describe are credible too. Here’s why it's flawed.
Gov. Larry Hogan has ruled out involving the Maryland State Police in any investigation of allegations that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl more than 30 years ago in Montgomery County. State Sen. Cheryl Kagan urged the governor in a letter to act.
The allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have generated a revisiting of the 1991 confirmation hearings on Clarence Thomas, who reached the court by overcoming different charges of sexual misconduct raised against him.
A recent federal lawsuit alleging Baltimore County police mishandled rape cases has drawn questions from an advocate who helped conduct an independent review that recommended changes to the way such incidents are investigated.
Just as its season is about to get into full swing, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been roiled by controversy as details emerge in a case of one top player accusing another of harassment and creating a hostile work environment.
The two women suing Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger and two prosecutors over their alleged failure to investigate sexual assault cases face an uphill battle overcoming special immunity given to prosecutors, some legal experts say.
For more than an hour, the students went over their list of demands and grilled Hrabowski on how he planned to solve the scourge of sexual violence on campus. Their protest was spurred by a lawsuit brought by two former UMBC students who said they were raped in separate incidents.
Pope Francis is sending Archbishop of Baltimore William E. Lori to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia, where he will head an investigation into sexual harassment allegations. The Vatican has accepted the resignation of the diocese's bishop, Michael J. Bransfield.
Norm Macdonald has a point. Not in his boneheaded dismissals of the #MeToo movement and the trauma undergone by victims of sexual harassment and assault, of course, but in his comments about forgiveness.
Even in this era of nanosecond news cycles, what happened at CBS News in the last year warrants a moment or two of reflection. There are some darker truths here to be absorbed — such as how deep and wide the roots of patriarchy reach throughout not just the media but the entire culture.
The Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics spared Del. Curt Anderson from the General Assembly's harshest sanctions after it couldn't substantiate the most serious charges he faced, the panel's report says.
The Board of County Commissioners approved grant awards to fund new and existing positions at the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office this week through the Violence Against Women's Act and the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network.
Don Jackson, an Alabama attorney who represented two former Maryland football players accused of sexual assault last year, said that he was hired by coach DJ Durkin and not by former Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson.
In the wake of charges of sexual harassment against Iron Crow Theatre’s artistic director that it continues to say were unfounded, theater officials are pledging more openness and a more structured response to workplace-related complaints.
Maryland's Legislative Black Caucus rejected calls for Del. Curt Anderson to drop off the November ballot over accusations of sexual misconduct and insisted that ethics investigators be given time to complete their work.
After Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, a former Washington archbishop accused of sexual abuse, Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore on Monday praised the pope's decision and said it was an effort to "eliminate the evil of sexual abuse in our church."
If the Maryland legislature took quicker action to investigate the sexual misconduct allegations against Del. Curt Anderson and release the results of their findings, I believe he would not have been re-elected. Is their inaction ignorance, allegiance or denial?
The Havre de Grace City Council introduced a resolution and ordinance to update its ethics code with an anti-harrassment, anti-discrimination and anti-intimidation policy that applies to elected and appointed officials.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, so perhaps it is appropriate that it wasn’t until the calendar turned to the final days of the Maryland General Assembly 2018 session that a game-changing piece of legislation called the Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act was approved.
In response to the national #MeToo movement, the Maryland General Assembly unanimously approved reforms to its processes for reporting and investigating allegations of sexual harassment within the halls of Annapolis.
The cast of an upcoming production of Terrence McNally's play "Corpus Christ" at Baltimore's Iron Crow Theatre has walked out following sexual harassment allegations against the company and its artistic director.
If anyone is “delusional” about the karaoke bar interaction between state Sen. Cheryl Kagan and lobbyist Gil Genn, it would seem to be Mr. Genn, who told so many inaccuracies about what occurred that if weren’t caught on video, one would think he wasn’t even there.