Tag: Sexual assault

National

U.S. Judge Richard Roberts Sued For $15 Million In Alleged Sex Assault Of Teenage Witness

A judge from the U.S. District Court in Washington was hit with a civil lawsuit the same day he retired over claims he allegedly assaulted a teenage witness in a high-profile case 35 years ago. CBS News reports that Terry Mitchell, 51, claims Richard Roberts sexually abused her during the trial of White supremacist Joseph Paul Franklin, who killed two Black joggers in Salt Lake City back in 1981.

Entertainment

Bill Cosby Attends First Hearing In Pennsylvania Assault Case, L.A. Judge Issues Another Deposition

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 […]