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Addressing Sexual Assault by Student-Athletes
Campaign hopes to eradicate rapes on high school campuses
"...educational program designed directly to address dating violence and sexual assault among student-athletes...."

Dec. 6, 2016 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Prosecuting Sexual Assault
DOJ grant provides $650,000 to jump-start new sexual assault prosecution unit
"...Local sexual assault advocates are celebrating a victory after the U.S...."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault Advocates Demand Answers for Rape Kit Negligence
Group pens letter to mayor, police chief, city manager
"...APD’s ever-growing rape kit backlog has prompted Travis County’s Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT) to draft a..."

March 1, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Travis D.A. Seeks a Roadblock in Sexual Assault Suit
Moore, Montford on defense after disclosure of alleged misconduct
"...second hearing today (Tue., April 2) in the ongoing sexual assault class action lawsuit...."

April 2, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Bill of the Week: Surviving Sexual Assault
Bill would ease ability of victims to get medical care
"...find a hospital ready to collect evidence of the sexual assault that any evidence that she was drugged was..."

May 11, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Federal Judge Dismisses Local Sexual Assault Survivors’ Lawsuit
Yeakel cites progress by Lege in rejecting claims against APD, D.A.
"...U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel has dismissed the sexual assault class action lawsuit filed by eight local rape..."

Feb. 11, 2020 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Plaintiffs Appeal Dismissal of Sexual Assault Survivors’ Lawsuit
Filing: Court “incorrectly abdicated” duty to uphold women’s rights
"...months after U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel dismissed the sexual assault class action case brought against local law enforcement,..."

Aug. 11, 2020 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Federal Judge Hears Oral Arguments in Sexual Assault Class Action
Yeakel to consider motions to dismiss before issuing scheduling order
"...of Austin’s and Travis County’s motions to dismiss the sexual assault class action suit brought against both entities by..."

Dec. 17, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

APD Unveils New Interview Rooms For Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
The next step in improving sexual assault investigations in Austin?
"...unveiled six new interview rooms redesigned with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and their children in mind...."

Nov. 4, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Attempted Sexual Assault in North Austin
APD believes case is linked to seven other assaults
"...Another attempted sexual assault occurred in North Austin on Sun., April 17...."

April 20, 2016 News Post by Sarah Marloff

A Closer Look at the D.A.'s Handling of Sexual Assault Cases
Also: Austin's first African-American genealogy conference
"...Currently embroiled in two lawsuits surrounding its handling of sexual assault cases, the district attorney's office is the subject..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault
Local man behind 3D printed gun debate allegedly paid for sex with minor
"...he can publish instructions to 3-D-printed guns, faces felony sexual assault charges after Austin Police determined that he paid..."

Sept. 19, 2018 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Two Longhorns Suspended After Sexual Assault Allegations
Sources tell 247 Sports that the players are Case McCoy and Jordan Hicks
"...tomorrow's Alamo Bowl in the aftermath of charges of sexual assault. No players' names were given because charges have..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Sports Post by Michael Corcoran

Austin’s Sexual Assault Controversies Roil the District Attorney’s Race
Margaret Moore's controversial handling of rape cases brings opponents to the race
"...How does it feel seeing sexual assault become an election issue?..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Painful Splits Along the Way to Stopping Sexual Assault in and Around Austin
Different approaches to accountability lead to rifts throughout the county
"...Police Department has handled the last seven years of sexual assault cases...."

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Fighting Sexual Assault
Amid growing national momentum, UT-Austin takes steps to protect incoming students
"..."One in five women is sexually assaulted in college."..."

May 16, 2014 News Feature by Jessica Luther

Survival, and Hope in How Austin Handles Sexual Assault
As their legal battle continues, women look forward to political change
"...who sued local law enforcement over the treatment of sexual assault survivors waited for a ruling that it seemed..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Class Action Lawsuit Seeks Justice for Sexual Assault Survivors
Plaintiffs cite longstanding malpractice by Austin, Travis County
"...Three local sexual assault survivors on Monday filed a federal class action..."

June 19, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Advocates Object to D.A.’s Appointment to Sexual Assault Survivors Task Force
Survivors also calling on lawmakers to intervene following the appointment
"...has resigned from the not-yet up and running statewide Sexual Assault Survivors Task Force. The Statesman broke the news..."

July 26, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

More Survivors Willing to Join Sexual Assault Class Action
Attorneys for the survivors’ lawsuit presented to Public Safety Commission Monday
"...if a new complaint is filed in the ongoing sexual assault survivors' lawsuit against the city of Austin, Travis..."

June 7, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Four Women File New Sexual Assault Suit in State Court
Survivors come forward to accuse APD and the D.A.'s Office
"...Another sexual assault class action lawsuit has been filed against Austin,..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Bill of the Week: Protecting Sexual Assault Survivors
Austin senator files five bills in wake of Baylor scandal
"...Baylor University's sexual assault scandal, in which it is alleged that 31..."

March 24, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

UT Now Offering Sexual Assault Exams
Exams will be administered with zero cost to students
"...UT-Austin student survivors of rape and sexual assault can now request to have a Sexual Assault..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault Survivor Files Temporary Restraining Order Request Against Travis County D.A.
Filing seeks to stop Moore, Montford from discussing survivor’s rape
"...Borchardt, one of the eight plaintiffs in the ongoing sexual assault class action lawsuit who separately hit the the..."

Nov. 8, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault and the City
District Judge Lee Yeakel will hear arguments on whether to dismiss the class action suit filed by rape survivors against the city
"...will hear oral arguments over whether to dismiss the sexual assault class action suit filed by eight women rape..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault Class Action Suit Adds Five New Plaintiffs
Plaintiffs' attorney says more than 40 women have reached out since suit was filed
"...Five new plaintiffs have been added to a sexual assault federal class action suit against the city of..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault Suit Bombshell Lands in D.A.’s Office
ADA Mindy Montford accused of "possible defamation," revealed in secretly taped phone call
"...Court. Petitioner Emily Borchardt – a plaintiff in a sexual assault class action lawsuit against Austin, Travis County, local..."

March 8, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault Survivor Files for Temporary Restraining Order Against Moore, Montford
"...Borchardt, one of the eight plaintiffs in an ongoing sexual assault class-action lawsuit against local law enforcement, and who..."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Abbott to Crack Down on Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking
Texas Rangers to have purview over investigations
"...Following reports of sexual misconduct by Texas legislators and the growing #MeToo movement,..."

Feb. 6, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Child Sexual Assault and the Death Penalty
Supremes to hear appeal of Louisiana man condemned to die for rape of stepdaughter
"...death penalty can be imposed for the crime of sexually assaulting a child, even if the child is not..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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