Sexual Harrassment

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.

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.

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.

Cyberbullying: The “Momo Challenge” Is Not a Game

Cyberbullying: The “Momo Challenge” Is Not a Game

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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.

Under Pressure, Rutgers Changes Its Sexual Harassment Policy

Under Pressure, Rutgers Changes Its Sexual Harassment Policy

Rutgers University has taken quick action to change its policy on investigating sexual harassment complaints. The impetus?  A recent newspaper report published in NJ.com that revealed that the college had refused to consider complaints that exceeded a two-year time limit.