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In the News: Stanford Failed to Stop Sexual Predator for Years, Lawsuit Alleges

December 8, 2016 | by

ERA, along with co-counsel, filed a lawsuit against Stanford University on behalf of our client who was one of four women sexually assaulted by the same male student. Despite receiving reports of the incidents, university officials failed to take action.

“By acting with deliberate indifference to that notice, Stanford subjected the women to sexual violence and deprived those women … of equal access to educational opportunities,” reads the complaint.

See coverage of the suit in NBC News, The Guardian, The San Jose Mercury News, and Palo Alto Weekly, among other outlets.

Full Coverage:

NBC News, Stanford Failed to Stop Sexual Predator for Years, Lawsuit Alleges
CBS News, Stanford University student sues school over alleged sex assaults
The Guardian, Stanford accused in lawsuit of ignoring complaints about serial sexual ‘predator’
New York Daily News, Stanford University mishandled years of violent sex assault complaints about student, lawsuit says
New York Magazine, Lawsuit Claims That Stanford Officials Acted with ‘Deliberate Indifference’ in Sexual Assault Cases
New York Post, Stanford student says university failed to protect her from rapist
San Francisco Chronicle, Stanford student says university let sex predator graduate
Jezebel, Student Accuses Stanford of Ignoring a Serial ‘Sexual Predator’ on Campus
San Jose Mercury News, Stanford accused of mishandling sexual assault complaints against alleged serial abuser
Palo Alto Weekly, Lawsuit: Stanford acted with ‘deliberate indifference’ to reports of sexual assault
University Herald, Stanford Sued For Reportedly Allowing Sexual Predator To Graduate
Law Newz, Finally, Someone is Holding Stanford University Responsible for Campus Rape
Newser, Suit: Stanford Had a Sexual Predator on Its Hands, Did Nothing
Raw Story, Grad student: Stanford let violent serial rapist go unpunished before notorious Brock Turner case
Fortune Herald, Lawsuit: Stanford Ignored Complaints About Sexual Predator on Campus
US Finance Post, Stanford looks the other way on sexual assault for years
The Stanford Daily, Lawsuit charges Stanford with mishandling sexual assault cases



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