sexual assault http://wshu.org en UConn settles federal lawsuit on sexual assault response http://wshu.org/post/uconn-settles-federal-lawsuit-sexual-assault-response <p></p><p>The University of Connecticut has <a href="http://uconn.edu/resources/docs/LitigationSettlementRelease.pdf">settled a federal lawsuit </a>filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference. The school announced Friday that it has agreed to pay nearly $1.3 million to the five women.</p><p>(<a href="http://uconn.edu/resources/docs/LitigationJointStatement.pdf">Joint UConn/plaintiff statement</a>)</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:03:47 +0000 Craig LeMoult & Cooper McKim 20898 at http://wshu.org UConn settles federal lawsuit on sexual assault response With data Gillibrand plans another push against Pentagon http://wshu.org/post/data-gillibrand-plans-another-push-against-pentagon <p></p><p>US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is moving forward on her effort to strip senior military commanders of their authority to investigate and prosecute sexual assaults. After&nbsp;her proposal failed in an emotional Senate vote last week&nbsp;Gillibrand says she will make another push in six to nine months. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:48:53 +0000 Charles Lane 13968 at http://wshu.org With data Gillibrand plans another push against Pentagon Gillibrand on a personal crusade to change military culture http://wshu.org/post/gillibrand-personal-crusade-change-military-culture <p>U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has been at the forefront of an effort to reform a culture in the military that has allowed sexual assaults to go unpunished. Matt Laslo reports from Washington on the Democratic senator’s bipartisan effort to change the military justice system.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:35:23 +0000 Matt Laslo 13250 at http://wshu.org Gillibrand on a personal crusade to change military culture