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Sexual Assault, Discrimination Claims Made Against UMBC Coach After His Suicide

By: Sam Mukiibi, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group Following the March 2021 suicide of Chad Cradock, former University of Maryland – Baltimore County’s (UMBC) head swimming coach, allegations of sexual assault bubbled up from male student athletes. Students also told university staff that Cradock discriminated against female swimmers. Back in 2020, the university launched [...]

2022-09-26T11:39:00-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|0 Comments

Former LSU Student Speaks Out After Mishandled Sexual Assault Claim 

By: Sam Mukiibi, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group Survivors of sexual violence on campus, typically young female students, often do not report their sexual assaults. Many survivors are trying to change this by coming forward to publicly share their experiences in an effort to increase awareness and to encourage other survivors to tell their [...]

2022-09-02T08:46:02-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Assault Lawsuit|Comments Off on Former LSU Student Speaks Out After Mishandled Sexual Assault Claim 

Sexual Assault “Red Zone” Underway as Fall Semester Begins at College

By: Samantha Breitner, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group With exciting new beginnings this fall for college students, there is also a sad and documented truth: the period between campus arrival and Thanksgiving presents a heightened risk of sexual assault on campus. This phenomenon is called the “red zone.” Colleges and universities often see a spike [...]

2022-09-01T17:32:54-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Sexual Assault “Red Zone” Underway as Fall Semester Begins at College

Research: Women that Experienced Sexual Violence May Develop High Blood Pressure

By: Samantha Breitner, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group According to research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, women who experienced sexual violence or workplace sexual assault have a greater risk for developing high blood pressure than women who did not. This correlation is “not widely recognized as a contributor to women’s [...]

2022-07-21T10:06:29-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Research: Women that Experienced Sexual Violence May Develop High Blood Pressure

Former Catholic Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault by Dozens of Survivors Dies Before Deposition

By: Samantha Breitner, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group Former Catholic gym teacher Edwin Gaynor’s May 2022 passing has left dozens of his former students in a frustrated quandary. Gaynor was a gym teacher and coach at several Catholic schools and institutions from the late 1950s to the late 1960s. He was a teacher and [...]

2022-07-21T11:55:10-05:00By |Categories: Child Sexual Abuse|Comments Off on Former Catholic Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault by Dozens of Survivors Dies Before Deposition