Hundreds of Professors Condemn Yale's Thomas Pogge After Sexual Assault Allegations  

More than 200 professors have signed an open letter condemning Yale professor and highly influential ethicist, Thomas Pogge, after a Buzzfeed report alleged that he had sexually harassed numerous students and abused his position of power. “Such behavior undermines efforts to create an inclusive and respectful climate…

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Mormon Church Condemns Sexual Assault at BYU as University Seeks Community Feedback 

Yesterday, leaders of the Mormon Church (Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints) finally responded to the sexual assault and rape allegations that have haunted its flagship university, Brigham Young, for the past month. In a statement, LDS leaders wrote that the Church has, “no tolerance for sexual assault at BYU or…

Former Berkeley Dean Who Admitted to Sexually Harassing Employees Now Accuses University of Shaming Him 

In March, Sujit Choudhry, then dean of UC Berkeley School of Law, announced that he would take an “indefinite leave of absence” from his position after Tyann Sorrell, his executive assistant, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the university. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports that Choudhry, who remains a…

At UCLA, Protests Over the University's Decision to Welcome Back Professor Accused of Sexual Assault

Students and faculty at the University of California at Los Angeles are protesting the university’s decision to welcome back Gabriel Piterberg, a history professor who has been accused by two graduate students of serial sexual harassment and assault. The protestors argue that UCLA’s decision to allow Piterberg back,…

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Berkeley School of Law Dean Downgraded to Professor After Admitting He Sexually Harassed Employees

Shortly after executive assistant Tyann Sorrell filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against UC Berkeley School of Law dean Sujit Choudhry, the University announced that he would be taking an “indefinite leave of absence” from the deanship. Choudhry, who acknowledged in a university investigation that he had groped and…

UC Berkeley Law School Dean Who Admitted to Sexually Harassing Female Employees Is Being Sued 

A complaint filed on Tuesday against University of California Berkeley Law School dean Sujit Choudhry and the University of California Board of Regents alleges that Choudhry sexually harassed his executive assistant beginning in 2014. In the lawsuit, Choudhry’s executive assistant Tyann Sorrell claims that he began…