sexual misconduct

University of Michigan Sign
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The University of Michigan has asked a federal appeals court to set aside a decision giving students accused of sexual misconduct at universities the right to cross-examine accusers at disciplinary hearings.

Rick Snyder
WKAR-MSU

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says attacks on a woman accusing U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct could deter people with similar stories to contact authorities.

Michigan State University outdoor sign
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Michigan State University say the National Collegiate Athletic Association has ended its inquiry into the school’s handling of sexual misconduct complaints. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports the school announced the end of the inquiry Thursday.


The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University

On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher.

Michigan Capitol
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A former Michigan lawmaker who was expelled from office amid a sex scandal is asking a court to reconsider her lawsuit against the Michigan House, legislators and staff.

man at sentencing
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Bills to address campus sexual misconduct have stalled in the state Senate.


Brooke Allen / WKAR Public Media

With the public learning of new cases of sexual harassment and assault coming to light, WKAR's Brooke Allen talked with Christina DeJong, Ph.D. She is an associate professor at Michigan State University's College of Social Science School of Criminal Justice. 

Scott Pohl / WKAR

4th Michigan State player investigated for sexual misconduct