Sexual Harassment News: Les Miles, San Jose State, Epstein's Mansion, #MeToo's Strength

Former LSU football coach Les Miles was banned from contacting female students after 2013 probe


At the height of his fame as Louisiana State University’s head football coach, Les Miles was accused of texting female students, taking them to his condo alone, making them feel uncomfortable and, on at least one occasion, kissing a student and suggesting they go to a hotel after telling her he could help her career, according to an internal investigative report released by LSU on Thursday. read more »

Ten women athletes file claims in San Jose State sexual abuse case


Ten former San Jose State athletes have filed tort claims with the California State University system as part of an expanding sexual abuse case involving a trainer and school officials’ handling of the allegations. read more »

Frozen fund for Jeffrey Epstein victims needs $50M sale of sex criminal’s NY mansion to go through, lawyer says


A reported deal to sell Jeffrey Epstein’s notorious New York City mansion for about $50 million could unfreeze a compensation fund set up for the late money manager’s victims. The fund last month suspended making settlement offers to claimants because of liquidity problems with his estate. read more »

Column: One week’s news reveals the revolutionary strength of the #MeToo movement


Movements are not trending topics. They’re not celebrity scandals that excite the mediasphere like brush fires. They are paradigm shifts, and they do their work through legislation, court proceedings, disciplinary measures and the evolution of social hierarchies, political power and the allocation of capital. read more »