Baylor Kept On Hook In Suit Over Handling Of Sex Assaults

Law360, New York (April 10, 2017, 9:24 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Texas on Friday allowed a former student's claims that Baylor University and its former head football coach Art Briles disregarded and mishandled allegations of sexual assault on campus to move forward, calling her contention that the university insulated football players from such allegations “disturbing.”

U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman trimmed emotional distress claims from a lawsuit by a former Baylor student who was raped by a former Baylor Bears linebacker in 2012, but found that there was evidence enough to support a Title IX claim against the university alleging the school’s conduct increased the risk she would...

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