Tag: Sexual misconduct

For top #MeToo legal duo, a pandemic year brings no pause

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She’d just upended her life by going public with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. And Charlotte Bennett, a former aide...

Spanish govt endorses clearer, tougher law on sexual consent

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MADRID — Spain’s government on Tuesday approved sexual consent legislation that aims to crack down on sexual violence and harassment by codifying offenses and...

EXPLAINER: Why Bill Cosby’s conviction was overturned

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PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction was thrown out Wednesday by Pennsylvania's highest court in a ruling that swiftly freed the actor from...

AP, others win records lawsuit against Wisconsin legislators

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MADISON, Wis. — The Associated Press and two other Wisconsin media outlets won a lawsuit Wednesday seeking records related to sexual harassment allegations against...

Fox News fined $1 million for sex harassment and retaliation

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NEW YORK — The New York City Commission on Human Rights has fined Fox News $1 million, the largest penalty in its history, for...

Some donors sticking with Cuomo after harassment allegations

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's political star was dimmed by allegations he sexually harassed women and misled the public about COVID-19 deaths in...

Lindsey Boylan concedes in Manhattan borough president race

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NEW YORK — Lindsey Boylan, a former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was the first of multiple women to say he sexually harassed...

Mets fire 2 high-ranking employees after workplace review

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NEW YORK — The New York Mets have fired two high-ranking employees and will overhaul their legal and human resources departments on the recommendation...

Senator: Military justice changes must go beyond sex cases

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is on the brink of success in her yearslong campaign to get sexual assault cases removed from the military...

Elite California school discloses alleged sexual misconduct

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OJAI, Calif. — An elite private high school in Southern California has disclosed allegations of sexual misconduct involving students, faculty and staff that extend...