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#Sexual Assault

# sexual-assault - Today’s News

'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre

None of the alleged rapes were reported to gardaí – the head of the centre in Cork said this is not surprising.

'Nobody is above the law': Bill Cosby risks prison sentence of up to ten years

His defence team has argued he is too frail for prison and that he is not a threat, but prosecutors pointed out he has not expressed remorse for his crime.

# sexual-assault - Yesterday’s News

Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault

The 81-year-old faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion.

# sexual-assault - Friday 21 September, 2018

Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee accuser over account of sex attack

Christine Blasey Ford alleges that Brett Kavanaugh drunkenly assaulted her when they were teenagers.

# sexual-assault - Monday 17 September, 2018

Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee after sex assault allegation

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the lifetime post would see the balance of the Court swing towards conservatism.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

LA prosecutors don't plan to file sex assault charges in Kevin Spacey and Steven Seagal cases

Spacey and Seagal are facing potential charges in other cases currently under investigation.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 30 August, 2018

French star Gerard Depardieu faces probe over alleged sexual assault

Depardieu “absolutely denies any attack, any rape”, his lawyer Herve Temime said.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 23 August, 2018

New sexual assault complaint against Kevin Spacey filed in LA, prosecutors say

Another investigation was opened in April for a complaint about an alleged assault in 1992 involving a man.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

English man jailed for 20 years after pleading guilty to over 200 sexual assaults

A number of the offences were recorded by Lee on a camcorder.

# sexual-assault - Monday 20 August, 2018

Leading #MeToo actress paid off man who claimed she sexually assaulted him

Actress Asia Argento was accused of sexual assault by fellow actor Jimmy Bennett in 2013.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of inmate in Midlands Prison

The man has given a statement to gardaí.

# sexual-assault - Friday 27 July, 2018

Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent

The Law Reform Commission is examining a number of issues in relation to rape cases.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Taoiseach says he'll consider law banning convicted sex offenders from using dating apps

Leo Varadkar said he would examine the proposal in detail.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'He's a handsy guy': Guy Pearce suggests he was groped by Kevin Spacey during filming of LA Confidential

Since 2017, Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has faced numerous claims of sexual assault and harassment.

# sexual-assault - Monday 25 June, 2018

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

# sexual-assault - Friday 22 June, 2018

'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report Me Too This post contains videos

'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report

Julieth Gonzalez Theran said she was determined to keep doing her job.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder

Patrick Nevin (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court this morning.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 17 June, 2018

A crime hotspot in dire need of more policing or just a horrible coincidence? Inside Shankill and Bray's hectic month

Murder, sexual assault and gun violence has blighted the area in the last month.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Gardaí appeal for information after woman allegedly sexually assaulted by three men

The alleged attack took place around 1.30am in Clane.

# sexual-assault - Monday 11 June, 2018

Mother and stepfather on trial in Germany after being charged with selling boy online for sex

The pair also stand accused of rape, aggravated sexual assault of children, forced prostitution and distribution of child pornography.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Gardaí release Evofit of suspect as they appeal for witnesses to alleged sexual assault

The alleged incident happened on Mount Argus Road, Harold’s Cross, on Sunday 20 May.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Kenneally abuse complaints: Alleged collusion between gardaí and church to be probed

The former Waterford sports coach is currently serving a 14 year prison sentence.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Gardaí investigating after woman allegedly pinned against car and sexually assaulted

It is known that the man spoke Spanish.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women

The premeditated attacks involved a leather belt, a hunting knife, duct tape and cable ties.

Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison

Peter Hilliard had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of sexual assault at a nursing home in Rathfarnham, Dublin between February 2013 and June 2016.

# sexual-assault - Monday 14 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'

Teachers became concerned when they saw the man kissing the youngest girl on the lips.

# sexual-assault - Friday 11 May, 2018

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy

The Academy last October also voted to expel disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years

The 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of sexually assaulting the woman at her Tipperary home on 7 September 2015.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 26 April, 2018

'Justice has been done': Victims and prosecutors react to Bill Cosby sex assault conviction

Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago.

Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse

The verdicts sparked protests outside the Pamplona courthouse in northern Spain.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Massage therapist accuses Marvel icon Stan Lee of sexual assault

Lee’s attorney Jonathan Freund denied the allegations to the Chicago Tribune newspaper.

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.

# sexual-assault - Monday 23 April, 2018

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'Big difference in where we were before': Jury to be sent out in Bill Cosby trial

The former TV star’s retrial could lead to a verdict in the coming weeks.

# sexual-assault - Friday 20 April, 2018

Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years

The 31-year-old pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to four charges of oral rape and four of sexual assault.

# sexual-assault - Monday 16 April, 2018

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence

The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.

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