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Investigation Leading To Arrest of Jeffrey Barton Began in June

Former Army and Navy Academy administrator Jeffrey Barton was arrested on October 18, 2013, on charges of sexually molesting six former students. The investigation was opened this June when a victim, now an adult, reported past sexual abuse by Barton to the police. Since then, five other victims have been identified and the investigation is… read more

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Top Administrator at Army Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California, Arrested on Suspicion of Molesting At Least Six Young Boys

A former top administrator at the Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California was arrested on October 17, 2013, on suspicion of sexually molesting at least six former students who he had mentored. The administrator, Jeffrey Barton, who is 55, was charged with molesting two students at Army and Navy, one of them more than… read more

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USA Swimming Subject of Congressional Investigation

The National Governing Body of the United States Olympic Committee is facing a Congressional inquiry into the long history of sexual abuse perpetrated by USA Swimming coaches. Recently, allegations have surfaced alleging that USA Swimming worked to cover up a long history of childhood sexual abuse – usually occurring between coaches and their minor swimmers…. read more

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Dozens of USC Students File Federal Complaint Against School Alleging Gross Mishandling of Rape Cases

Dozens of University of Southern California students have filed a federal complaint with the Department of Education alleging that the school failed to follow through when women reported being raped on campus. The complaint characterizes the School’s handling of the cases as “bungled,” and “mishandled.” The allegations include campus police telling alleged rape victims that… read more

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Teacher Who Gave Birth To Her Teen Student’s Child Re-Arrested

Laura Whitehurst, the Citrus Valley High School teacher who just last week was arrested after giving birth to a child fathered by one of her students, has been arrested again as more victims come forward. In fact, since her original arrest on July 1, 2013, two more male victims have come forward to claim they… read more

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Teacher Who Gave Birth To Teen Student’s Child Arrested

Laura Elizabeth Whitehurts, a 28-year-old high school teacher at Citrus Valley High School in Redlands, California, has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 16-year-old student at the high school where she taught. Whitehurst has since given birth to the minor student’s baby. Their relationship reportedly lasted for one year. While the police… read more

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Attorneys Demand Policy Changes at LAUSD

Letter to Thomas A. Delaney, Esq. RE: A.M., et al. v. Los Angeles Unified School District, et al LASC Case No. BC484111 (Lead Case) Dear Mr. Delaney:We write on behalf of our clients, as well as their families, regarding the issue of child sexual abuse in the Los Angeles Unified School District (“LAUSD” or “District”)…. read more

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Special Education Teacher Arrested Amid Allegations She Had Sex With Students

Summer Michelle Hansen, a Special Education teacher working at Centennial High School in Corona, California, has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with at least one student on school grounds. Hansen, 31, has been teaching at Centennial since 2008 and in currently on leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Although police do not… read more

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Report Finds Numerous Instances of Sexual Abuse in California Developmental Centers

A new report released by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office finds that sexual abuse and molestation has become a severe problem within the state agency charged with caring for those individuals with developmental disabilities and special needs. Through the course of an 18 month investigation, investigators found 36 cases of alleged rape and molestation. The… read more

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Lawsuit Filed Against Sacramento City Unified School District

A lawsuit has been filed against Sacramento City Unified School District, by a teenage boy and his mother. The suit stems from the recent arrest and conviction of Preston Howard Lewis, who was sentenced in October to 18 years in state prison after pleading no contest to three felonies and a misdemeanor for molesting a… read more

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