Sexual Assaults at US Military Academies Hit All-Time High

By John C. Taylor | April 3, 2023

According to a Pentagon report released on March 10, sexual assault reports at three United States military service academies reached an all-time high in 2022. The report indicates that this represents the highest level since the Defense Department started tracking the matter in 2006. The research examines sexual assault and harassment incidents at the three…

California Law Enforcement Nets 18 Arrests in Sex Predator Sting Operation

By David M. Ring | March 27, 2023

On March 10, 18 individuals were arrested by the Sacramento Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, in collaboration with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, for allegedly engaging in activities related to attempting to contact a minor for sex and other related crimes. The arrest announcement was made by California Attorney General Rob Bonta…

The “Speak Out Act” Allows Sexual Assault Victims to Speak Up and Speak Out

By David M. Ring | March 20, 2023

When the #MeToo movement became prominent in 2017, it shined a light onto workplace harassment. Thousands of people took the microphone and shouted out against sexual assault and harassment by their coworkers and employers; by politicians and celebrities. This began a greater shift in society, helping make it not only easier to speak up against…

Those With Disabilities Face a Greater Risk of Sexual Assault

By John C. Taylor | March 6, 2023

Nick Carter is making headlines again, but not for his musical career. Another sexual assault allegation has been filed against him, and the plaintiff is a woman with cerebral palsy and autism. Carter is not new to sexual assault allegations, but this new lawsuit brings to light a challenge that many people in the world…

UPDATE: Why Won’t the LAPD Release the Unedited Tape of What Happened to Mely Corado?

By John C. Taylor | February 8, 2023

It’s been more than four years – FOUR YEARS – since Mely Corado lost her life and the LAPD still refuses to release the tape. After the 2018 police shootout where Corado was caught in the crossfire, her family still awaits justice. Although the information that could give Mely’s family closure is available in an…

New California Law Cracks Down on Doctors Who Sexually Abuse Patients

By David M. Ring | February 6, 2023

Like schools, hospitals are a place where we are meant to feel safe. We trust physicians with the most private aspects of ourselves. That is why, when that trust and safety are betrayed, the repercussions for such actions need to be justly and swiftly handled. Unfortunately, California has had its fair share of doctors who…

Visa Sued for Distributing Child Sexual Abuse Material

By John C. Taylor | December 19, 2022

As a parent, how would you feel if the payment processing company you used were associated with child pornography? If your credit card company is Visa, you may need to give it some thought.  A recent lawsuit regarding distribution of child sex abuse materials names the company as a defendant along with other websites like…

Boxer George Foreman Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

By David M. Ring | December 5, 2022

If you’re into boxing or love to barbecue, you’re likely familiar with George Foreman. Foreman is known as one of the best boxers and creative entrepreneurs in American history. Unfortunately, recent allegations may be about to tarnish his legacy. The former boxer was recently accused by two different women of sexual abuse and rape. Both…

Former Athletic Trainer Charged with Sexually Assaulting 10 Students at Two LAUSD-Affiliated Schools

By Taylor & Ring | September 28, 2022

Richard Alexander Turner, a former athletic trainer at Birmingham Community High School (a charter school operating independently within LAUSD) and Van Nuys High School is facing 15 felony charges for sexually assaulting 10 students. All of the victims who have come forward so far were between 15 and 17 years old when Turner abused and…

Using DNA Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases

By David M. Ring | August 29, 2022

Last month, a bill passed up to the California Senate Appropriations Committee that could change the manner in which the DNA samples of sexual assault survivors will be handled. The bill, known as Senate Bill 1228, Genetic Privacy for Sexual Assault Victims, would prevent police officers from obtaining the DNA profiles of sexual assault victims…

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