The case against Bruce Lehrmann, the man accused of raping Brittany Higgins, is abandoned | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

The case against Bruce Lehrmann, the man accused of raping Brittany Higgins, is abandoned | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

The case against Bruce Lehrmann, the man accused of raping Brittany Higgins, is abandoned | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Higgins found by cops walking in the rain  news.com.au Lehrmann rape trial ‘should never have been a media story’  Sky News Australia ‘Will this retrial even go ahead?’ Shane Drumgold to deliver statement on Higgins case tomorrow  Sky News … Read more

Brittany Higgins: Rape case that shook Australian politics abandoned over mental health fears

Brittany Higgins: Rape case that shook Australian politics abandoned over mental health fears

Sydney, Australia CNN  —  Prosecutors in Australia have ended high-profile legal action against a former government staffer accused of raping a colleague inside Parliament House, saying a retrial would pose a “significant and unacceptable risk” to the woman’s life. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) director of public prosecutions, Shane Drumgold, told reporters Friday that the … Read more

NT Police charge man with nine domestic violence and sexual assault offences against female partner

NT Police charge man with nine domestic violence and sexual assault offences against female partner

A Northern Territory man has been charged with allegedly physically and sexually assaulting his female partner multiple times and threatening to distribute sexually explicit images of her. Key points: Police allege the 31-year-old man assaulted his partner “on a number of occasions” from December last year They also allege he threatened to share intimate photos of her He … Read more

Prosecutor compares Harvey Weinstein to wolf in closing arguments of Los Angeles trial

Prosecutor compares Harvey Weinstein to wolf in closing arguments of Los Angeles trial

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The case against Harvey Weinstein is one step closer to getting to the jury. Prosecutors were able to get through part of their closing arguments Wednesday. Early in her presentation, Deputy District Attorney Marlene Martinez showed a photo of a wolf with the assertion that Weinstein was a predator who used … Read more

Man accused of 13 sexual assaults in LA area, other victims urged to come forward

Man accused of 13 sexual assaults in LA area, other victims urged to come forward

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Los Angeles County deputies have arrested a 21-year-old man they say sexually assaulted at least 13 women and girls, and authorities are asking any other potential victims to come forward. Michael Neal Watson Jr., 21, is accused of sexually assaulting nine women and four female minors at gunpoint. They say in … Read more

Arrest made after Toronto teacher had ‘sexual relationship’ with young student: police – Toronto

Arrest made after Toronto teacher had ‘sexual relationship’ with young student: police – Toronto

Police say they’ve made an arrest after a Toronto teacher had a “sexual relationship” with a young student several years ago. In a news release issued Wednesday, police said between 2014 and 2016, the teacher worked at Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute in the city’s east end, near McCowan Road and Finch Avenue East. Police allege … Read more

E Jean Carroll files civil lawsuit against Donald Trump as New York Adult Survivors Act opens window for sexual assault suits

E Jean Carroll files civil lawsuit against Donald Trump as New York Adult Survivors Act opens window for sexual assault suits

NEW YORK — Ex-magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll sued former President Donald Trump for battery and defamation under a new New York law that allows adults alleging sexual assault to bring claims years after the attack, CNN reported. Carroll filed the lawsuit Thursday, the first day that civil lawsuits can be brought under the new … Read more

E. Jean Carroll sues Trump for battery and defamation as lookback window for adult sex abuse survivors’ suits opens in New York

E. Jean Carroll sues Trump for battery and defamation as lookback window for adult sex abuse survivors’ suits opens in New York

CNN  —  Ex-magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll sued former President Donald Trump for battery and defamation under a new New York law that allows adults alleging sexual assault to bring claims years after the attack. Carroll filed the lawsuit Thursday, the first day that civil lawsuits can be brought under the new law, the Adult … Read more

Lawsuits expected as window for sexual abuse claims opens under New York adult survivors act

Lawsuits expected as window for sexual abuse claims opens under New York adult survivors act

New York CNN  —  Adult survivors of sexual abuse now can sue their abusers in New York – even if the statute of limitations on their claims has expired – under a state law that goes into effect Thursday. The new law gives adult survivors of sexual assault one year to file lawsuits against their … Read more

Katherine Ryan says a prominent TV personality is ‘a sexual predator’

Katherine Ryan says a prominent TV personality is ‘a sexual predator’

Katherine Ryan has claimed that a very prominent British TV personality is a “perpetrator of sexual assault.” The Canadian comedian, 39, said she previously confronted the unnamed man in front of others but said his alleged unacceptable behavior remains an “open secret” in the industry. Speaking to Louis Theroux on a recent episode of his … Read more