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After Nassar Scandal, Michigan State Lacks Broad Sexual-Misconduct Insurance
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The USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal involves the sexual abuse of female athletes—primarily minors—over the past two decades, in which over individuals have been sexually assaulted "by gym owners, coaches, and staff working for gymnastics programs across the country". Particularly, longtime USA Gymnastics USAG national team doctor Larry Nassar has been named in hundreds of lawsuits filed by athletes who said that Nassar engaged in sexual abuse under the pretense of providing medical treatment for at least 14 years. It is one of the biggest sexual abuse scandals in sports history. On November 22, , he pleaded guilty to seven charges of first-degree sexual assault and entered another guilty plea a week later to three additional charges of sexual assault. On January 24, , Nassar was sentenced to an additional 40 to years in prison, set to run after Nassar serves the year federal prison sentence for child pornography.
Michigan State interim president ousted in wake of Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal
LANSING — Two Michigan lawmakers who were forced from office in a sex scandal face a key hearing on charges that they committed felony misconduct in office. The preliminary exam scheduled to begin Wednesday in a Lansing courtroom will determine if there is probable cause to go to trial. Todd Courser resigned last September and Cindy Gamrat became the fourth legislator to ever be expelled.
Its new temporary leader, Satish Udpa, is a high-ranking but low-profile university administrator and former engineering dean who was promoted Thursday to take the helm until a permanent president is announced in June. Unlike John Engler, the hard-nosed former governor known for a confrontational style with political opponents, the year-old Udpa is expected to bring a softer tone to what may be more of a caretaker role. The leadership switch was the latest turn at a school that has drawn scrutiny for mishandling past complaints against Nassar that allowed his abuse to continue and also for mismanaging the fallout, including by hiring Engler nearly a year ago. Three former employees are facing criminal charges.