Gloria Allred 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 Conn. lawmakers hold hearing on sexual assault at colleges, universities http://wshu.org/post/conn-lawmakers-hold-hearing-sexual-assault-colleges-universities <p>Connecticut lawmakers held a hearing on Wednesday about sexual assault prevention and response procedures at colleges and universities in the state. The hearing was prompted by a recent federal complaint against the University of Connecticut.</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:56:49 +0000 Dan Katz 8339 at http://wshu.org Conn. lawmakers hold hearing on sexual assault at colleges, universities 7 women file complaint against UConn over sexual assaults http://wshu.org/post/7-women-file-complaint-against-uconn-over-sexual-assaults <p>Seven women who say they were victims of sexual assaults while students at the University of Connecticut have filed a federal discrimination complaint against the school.</p><p>Attorney Gloria Allred says Monday's complaint to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights alleges the school failed to do enough in response to the women's allegations.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:52:56 +0000 Dan Katz 7092 at http://wshu.org 7 women file complaint against UConn over sexual assaults