misconduct

Policing

A 15-Year-Old Went to the LA Sheriff's Department to Investigate Her Sexual Assault. A Detective Raped Her.

He pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse and a lewd act with a child.
Trone Dowd
7.17.19
Noisey News

Ryan Adams Accused of Manipulation and Abuse in New Report

The New York Times interviewed a number of women who allege that Adams offered them chances to advance their careers while also pursuing them sexually. Through a lawyer, he denied the accusations.
Colin Joyce
2.13.19
Chicago Police

Chicago police officers found not guilty of conspiring to cover up Laquan McDonald's death

They were accused of falsifying police reports after their colleague, Jason Van Dyke, fired 16 shots at the 17-year-old black teenager.
Tess Owen
1.17.19
me too

Geoffrey Rush Accused of Using a Mirror to Watch His Co-Star Shower

In a new interview, "Orange Is the New Black" actress Yael Stone accused Geoffrey Rush of committing sexual misconduct when the two starred in a 2010 theater production.
Sirin Kale
12.17.18
abuse

300 People Sue USC Over Alleged Sexual Abuse by Gynecologist Spanning 30 Years

We spoke with experts about the lawsuits against Dr. George Tyndell and the University of Southern California, including the allegations that the university failed to respond appropriately to claims of sexual abuse and harassment.
Kimberly Lawson
8.2.18
Vice Guide to Right Now

Seth Rogen Is Pumped to Be the Voice of Vancouver Transit

Vancouver is very on-brand for Rogen—they are both often stoned.
Manisha Krishnan
7.26.18
Noisey News

Musicians Are Poorer and More Abused Than Regular People, Survey Says

A new report sheds stark light on income, discrimination, harassment, mental health, and other challenges facing musicians in the US.
Andrea Domanick
6.27.18
sexual abuse

'Creepy' Gynecologist Accused of Sexual Misconduct Was Allowed to Treat USC Students

Despite complaints spanning decades from multiple colleagues, Dr. George Tyndall kept treating young patients—in some cases, commenting on their breasts or photographing their genitalia.
Sirin Kale
5.16.18
Criminal Justice

Philly's new DA says his predecessors sent an innocent man to prison for life

Larry Krasner alleges police and prosecutors hid convincing evidence leading to a different suspect
Tess Owen
5.16.18
Ask A Lawyer

How Easy Is It for Businesses to Walk Away from Problematic Artists?

Following Spotify's new conduct policies for curated playlists, we examine the legal and ethical mechanisms lurking beneath the surface of right vs. wrong.
Andrea Domanick
5.11.18
sexual misconduct

1 in 8 College Students Say They Were Inappropriately Touched By a Staff Member

A new report lays bare the scale of harassment at UK universities, with a focus on the prevalence of staff-student misconduct. Advocates say that urgent reform is needed.
Sirin Kale
4.4.18
sexual misconduct

Aziz Ansari and the Reductive Ways We Talk About Consent

After sexual misconduct allegations emerged against the actor, the Internet erupted in a debate over "mixed messages." But such arguments miss the larger question: Is it time to re-envision the way we conceive of consent?
Sirin Kale
1.15.18
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