Sexual Assault

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You can’t run out the clock on your crimes by moving out of state. That’s state law and the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld that state law Friday.

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Larry Nassar’s attempt to have a new judge consider his appeal in Ingham County has been denied. Nassar is the former Michigan State University sports doctor who sexually assaulted his patients for years.

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The Michigan Supreme Court has weighed in on what kinds of evidence can be admitted in sexual assault cases.

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Saginaw Valley State University has received a grant for sexual assault prevention and education. It’s part of a national effort called Bringing in the Bystander.

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This week lawmakers in Lansing plan to move legislation aimed at improving the state’s sexual assault laws. This comes after weeks of discussion on more than 30 bills.


The bills would do things like require sexual assault and dating violence be taught during sex education in high school and increase penalties for people that are required to report suspected child abuse, but don’t.