Tag Archives: sexual assault

Uber agrees to allow sexual assault victims to sue

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2014, file photo a man leaves the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco.  Uber and Volvo announced, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2016,  a $300 million deal for Volvo to provide SUVs to Uber for autonomous vehicle research. Eventually the Volvo SUVs will be part of the self-driving fleet in Pittsburgh.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Uber said it will let sexual assault and harassment victims sue the company in court and plans to release data on sexual violence and other dangerous incidents that occur on its ride-hailing service. Previously, Uber’s terms of service barred sexual ...

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Bills would develop tracking for rape kits, alter evidence requirements at trial

Throughout the state we’re concerned about reductions in staff, services, and we’re concerned we won’t be able to get them back,” says Lisae Jordan,

Maryland lawmakers are being asked to approve a bill that would allow a task force on sexual assault evidence kits to begin developing a tracking system to monitor progress of the kits as well as apply for federal funding. The ...

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More families say Baltimore Co. special needs school didn’t address abuse

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After the family of an 11-year-old autistic boy filed suit earlier this month against The Harbour School, other families have come forward alleging their children were also sexually assaulted on campus of the Baltimore County school for special needs students. ...

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