sex

Should courts limit jury awards for child rape victims? Supreme Court weighs arguments

BY: - March 31, 2022

Lawyers for a woman who was repeatedly raped and sexually abused as a child argued Wednesday the Ohio Supreme Court should overturn or at least pare down a law that limits millions in damages a jury awarded her. In 2005, Ohio lawmakers passed a “tort reform” law that among other provisions, sets a limit of […]

‘Mendacity:’ Ohio State doc’s sex abuse victims mount appeal of lawsuit dismissal

BY: - February 8, 2022

Scores of victims of decades’ worth of sexual abuse from Ohio State University physician Richard Strauss have mounted an appeal of a court ruling that dismissed their lawsuit on the grounds that the statute of limitations has passed. The plaintiffs, led by OSU alum and abuse victim Stephen Snyder-Hill, argued their case never should have […]

Ohio Republicans push bill to ban 5 transgender athletes from women’s sports

BY: - April 30, 2021

Of about 400,000 Ohio high school athletes, five transgender girls opted this school year to follow their gender identity and compete in women’s sports. Ohio High School Athletic Association policy, developed with experts from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, allows transgender girls to compete if they have either undergone a year of hormone therapy, or obtained special […]