Alleged Sexual Abusers: 52 Former New Jersey Boy Scout Leaders Appear in BSA “Perversion Files”

Alleged Sexual Abusers: 52 Former New Jersey Boy Scout Leaders Appear in BSA “Perversion Files”

Child sexual abuse is a heinous crime, especially when the perpetrator is someone in a position of trust. Priests, teachers, coaches, and Boy Scout leaders often have one-on-one access to vulnerable young people and crimes are committed.

Put Safety First for Happy Fourth of July Fireworks

Put Safety First for Happy Fourth of July Fireworks

 Celebrating holidays with a fireworks display is one of our most treasured American traditions. With the Fourth of July, right around the corner, now is the perfect time to talk about fireworks safety.

New Jersey Extends Statute of Limitations for Victims of Sexual Abuse

New Jersey Extends Statute of Limitations for Victims of Sexual Abuse

New Jersey recently made it easier for victims of sexual abuse to file civil actions against their attackers. The recently-signed legislation extends the statute of limitations in civil actions to the victim’s age 55 or 7 years after the victims realize their abuse, whichever is later.

Rutgers Moves To Ban Professor-Student Romantic Relationships

Rutgers Moves To Ban Professor-Student Romantic Relationships

The university will now investigate all such complaints, regardless of how much time has passed since the incidents. At the same time as the university reported this change, the president formed a committee to “attack the problems of sexual harassment” and recommend further changes.

Can Technology Help with Anti-Cyber Bullying Initiatives?

Can Technology Help with Anti-Cyber Bullying Initiatives?

The project was highlighted in a recent New York Times article. In an effort to protect its users from harassment, Instagram’s new anti-bullying initiative uses both human reviewers and artificial intelligence (A.I.).