An attorney filed a third complaint accusing NYC schools of systemically mismanaging sex assault cases involving disadvantaged Black girls. While the city continues to review the cases, the lawyer for the girls is seeking a wider federal probe.
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John R.K. Howard, 18, is named in the suit as the ringleader. The family claims their child suffered multiple abuses at the hands of Howard.
“I screamed,” the victim testified. “I was pretty upset. I felt really bad. A little bit betrayed and confused at the same time. It was terrible — a pain I’ve never felt, ” the victim said in court.
A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday found enough evidence to proceed with the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby.
Watch Roland Martin and NewsOne Now’s coverage of the alleged Afrika Bambaataa sexual assault and abuse scandal in the video clip above.
The account, which started posting May 2, details how the unidentified student was partying with upperclassmen from the men’s college — which is also the brother school to Spelman, a private women’s college — when four students took the anonymous poster into a room and began the sexual assault.
Pennsylvania’s Superior Court declines to hear Bill Cosby’s appeal. In doing so, it upholds the lower court’s ruling that Cosby does not have immunity from prosecution.
The women suing Bill Cosby for defamation will be allowed by a judge to view the 2005 case file of Andrea Constand, who is also suing the comedian for sexual assault.
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.