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Lisae Jordan

Apr 12, 2018

Bill requires new sexual assault policies from Md. colleges

Universities in Maryland must develop sexual assault disciplinary provisions that allow students access to an attorney, set parameters for sexual assault proceedings and restrict the use of mediation in resolving these disputes, under legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly. The new requirements come as U.S. Secretary Education Betsy DeVos considers rewriting federal campus sexual [&he[...]

Apr 10, 2017

Md. sexual assault victims face obstacles to forensic examinations

On what many describe as the worst day of their lives, sexual assault victims can find nurses at Maryland hospitals trained to take qualified forensic examinations while also meeting with victim advocates. First, they have to go to the right hospital. Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) programs exist in at least one hospital in every […]

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