Sexual Assault

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Helping Someone Who Confides That They Have Been Sexually Assaulted

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month:  Helping Someone Who Confides That They Have Been Sexually Assaulted

The statistics are horrifying: Every 92 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted. Do the math – that works out to more than 321,000 victims age 12 and above every year. (statistics from the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network RAINN)

Sexual Assault News From Cooking to Marching: Mario Batali Restaurants and West Point Cadets

Sexual Assault News From Cooking to Marching: Mario Batali Restaurants and West Point Cadets

Two recent news stories centered on sexual assault jumped out at us this week. The stories are connected in that they both concern sexual assaults on women, in one case by a world-famous celebrity chef and in the second case by one of the U.S.’s most revered military education institutions.

Jesuits Complete Their List of Priest Abusers: List Includes 10 New Jersey Priests

Jesuits Complete Their List of Priest Abusers: List Includes 10 New Jersey Priests

Making good on a 2018 commitment, the Roman Catholic order of priests known as the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits, has released a list of 50 men from their Northeast province who have been identified in child sexual abuse allegations.

Governor Murphy Sexual Assault Case Update: Victim Files Suit

Governor Murphy Sexual Assault Case Update: Victim Files Suit

Katie Brennan has filed a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey, accusing it of using its policy for workplace discrimination to hide an alleged sexual assault from Governor Phil Murphy. The lawsuit further alleges that the state used the same policy to silence the alleged victim.

Increases in Reported Rapes at New Jersey College Campuses Shows Influence of #MeToo Movement

 Increases in Reported Rapes at New Jersey College Campuses Shows Influence of #MeToo Movement

Although the number of rape reports on New Jersey college campuses climbed again in 2017, advocates attribute much of the increase to the fact that it has become easier for victims to report these crimes.

US Gymnastics Team Sexual Assault Charges Continue

 US Gymnastics Team Sexual Assault Charges Continue

Two years ago, an investigation revealed incomplete reporting by the executives of USA Gymnastics of sexual abuse allegations. But even two years later, allegations of sexual misconduct still arise against a former coach.

CBS Executive Moonves Loses Job and Severance Due to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

CBS Executive Moonves Loses Job and Severance  Due to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Leslie Moonves, former chief executive of CBS Corporation, not only lost his job due to multiple allegations of sexual misconduct but now has forfeited a lucrative exit payment.

Patient Sexually Assaulted at New Jersey State-Run Psychiatric Facility

Patient Sexually Assaulted at New Jersey State-Run Psychiatric Facility

If you or a family member has experienced bullyingsexual assaultsexual harassment of any kind, or has been injured in an accident or by any other type of personal injury, or needs help with any employment discrimination or family law issue, please contact the Law Offices of Paul S. Foreman, P.C.