The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office on Wednesday dropped charges against five teens who were accused of raping an 18-year-old woman in a Brooklyn, New York park, according to DNAinfo.
Nebraska native Brandon Weathers was sentenced to serve between 100 and 160 years in prison for raping his foster child and claiming she impregnated herself with a syringe.
A Rikers Island corrections officer has been charged with rape and conspiring to smuggle contraband after admitting to falling in love with an inmate – only to find out she was being used to bring him drugs, the New York Daily News reports. The incident came to light over the weekend when a drug-sniffing Department of Investigations dog […]
Bill Cosby arrived in Norristown, Pa. Tuesday morning for a preliminary hearing on the sexual assault charges filed against him in December, The New York Times reports. The hearing at the Montgomery County courthouse was set to determine if the case will proceed with the criminal charges issued by Andrea Constand, who claimed she was sexually assaulted […]
Holtzclaw’s conviction, mugshot, and incarceration location have been removed from the DOC’s site for safety.
The woman who accused current NFL player and former Florida State University standout Jameis Winston of rape has settled with the university for $950,000 on Monday. Erica Kinsman says the school’s mishandling of the investigation was the cause of her drawing up legal action, and is one of the largest payouts of its sort ever made. […]
Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney, called an ex-Oklahoma City officer’s sentencing a rare opportunity to get full justice for his clients, who are poor, Black, and female, he said during an exclusive interview with NewsOne.
The stakes have never been higher, proving on the 43rd anniversary of Roe V. Wade, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Alan Newton spent years in a legal battle with the city after he was released from jail in 2006, the NY Daily News reports.
The court argued the Kansas case in October 2015 and came to an 8 to 1 decision on Wednesday. Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented the Supreme Court’s decision, only to note the case shouldn’t have been heard in the first place.