Sex Crimes

Justine Damond, also known as Justine Ruszczyk, from Sydney, is seen in this 2015 photo released by Stephen Govel Photography in New York, U.S., on July 17. Courtesy Stephen Govel/Stephen Govel Photography/Handout via REUTERS

Justine Damond Called 911 To Report Possible Sex Assault Before Cop Killed Her

Moments before she was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer, Justine Damond called 911 to report she had heard a woman yelling out "help." Transcripts of Damond's 911 calls were released by th...
Stanford students wear a 1/3 sign on their caps to show solidarity for a Stanford rape victim during graduation ceremonies at Stanford University on June 12, 2016. The 1/3 stands for the statistic that 1 in three students will experience sexual assault by the time they graduate. 

118 Sexual Assault Survivors Ask Trump: 'Who Are You Here To Serve?

More than 100 survivors of campus sexual assault wrote a letter to President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, demanding: "Exactly who are you here to serve?" The letter, published on...
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 8: President Donald Trump returns to the White House on July 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump is returning to the U.S. after a trip to Europe including the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Olivier Douliery - Pool/Getty Images)

Trump Wants Sexual Assault Case Dropped Because He's President

Donald Trump has claimed a defamation lawsuit over sexual assault allegations brought against him by a former contestant on "The Apprentice" cannot proceed because he is currently serving as president...
The audience dances during Sweden's Bravalla Festival in Norrkoping on June 29. The festival's organizer said Saturday that next year's event would be canceled in light of several reports of sexual violence at this year's gathering.

Swedish Music Festival Cancelled After Sexual Assault Reports

Following multiple reports of rape and sexual assault for the second consecutive year, one of Sweden's largest music festivals has announced that it's pulling the plug on next year's event. Swedish au...
NORRISTOWN, PA - JUNE 17: Actor Bill Cosby is seen leaving Montgomery County Courthouse after the sexual assault case was declared a mistrial for manifest necessity on June 17, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/WireImage)

Bill Cosby's Team Wants To Educate People About Sexual Assault

Spokespeople for Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, appeared on "Good Day Alabama" on Wednesday and said they will be holding an upcoming series of town halls to educate the public on sexual assault. A...
Brendan Dassey is pictured in this undated booking photo obtained by Reuters January 29, 2016. Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department/Handout via Reuters THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

'Making A Murderer' Confession Coerced, Appeals Court Affirms

A U.S. appeals panel on Thursday affirmed a lower court ruling that the confession of a young Wisconsin man convicted of helping his uncle murder a woman was coerced, The Associated Press reported. A...
Bill Cosby walks in upon arrival for the sixth day of deliberations the aggravated indecent assault trail of the jury at Montgomery Courthouse, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on Saturday June 17, 2017. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Celebrities React To Bill Cosby Mistrial With Total Indignation

Bill Cosby stands accused by 60 women of sexual misconduct in alleged incidents that span decades. On Saturday morning, he might have been convicted for one: the case of Andrea Constand, a former Temp...
NORRISTOWN, PA - JUNE 12: : Actor Bill Cosby and wife Camille Cosby arrive at Bill Cosby Trial at Montgomery County Courthouse on June 12, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/WireImage)

Bill Cosby's Wife Calls Opposing Counsel 'Totally Unethical' After Mistrial

Camille Cosby has issued a scathing statement on the sexual assault case against her husband, Bill Cosby, which was declared a mistrial Saturday morning. Bill Cosby stood aside as a public relations r...
Bill Cosby walks in upon arrival for the sixth day of deliberations the aggravated indecent assault trail of the jury at Montgomery Courthouse, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on Saturday June 17, 2017. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Bill Cosby Isn't The Exception, He's The Rule

After 52 hours of deliberations, the jury in the criminal case brought against Bill Cosby by Andrea Constand was unable to reach a unanimous consensus. On Saturday morning, Judge Steven O'Neill declar...
Actor Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 14, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.The US jury presiding over the Bill Cosby trial will deliberate for a third day after failing to reach a verdict on whether the disgraced cultural icon drugged and sexually assaulted a woman 13 years ago. The 79-year-old legendary entertainer, once loved by millions as 'America's Dad,' risks being sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ (Photo credit should read EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

The Second Day Of The Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ended Bizarrely

The second day of jury deliberations in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial ended in the most bizarre way possible. Jurors wrapped up around 9 p.m. Tuesday, and as Cosby and his team left the courtroo...
WOODLAND HILLS, CA - MARCH 15: Actress Mischa Barton (R) and her Attorney Lisa Bloom (L) hold news conference on March 15, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California. Barton and her attorney held the conference to address the legal action they are taking against a former boyfriend and a sex tape that allegedly features the actress. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)

Mischa Barton Successfully Prevents Ex From Distributing 'Revenge Porn'

Mischa Barton's court battle with an ex-partner has come to an end. Barton announced in March that she would be taking legal action against a man she dated in 2016 who allegedly offered nude images ta...
FILE PHOTO -Actor Bill Cosby (C) leaves for a lunch break during a hearing for his upcoming sexual assault trial at Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Clem Murray/Pool/File Photo

Accused By Dozens, Bill Cosby Heads To Trial Over Single Incident

Bill Cosby's long-awaited criminal trial on charges that he drugged and molested a friend in his home begins Monday in Norristown, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. The 79-year-old comedy legend faces...