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Ohio Lawmakers Planned to Fail on Strauss Sex Abuse Bill

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Lawmakers Planned to Fail on Strauss Sex Abuse Bill

“Why would you consider putting us through that?” BY: JAKE ZUCKERMAN Despite hearing public, firsthand accounts of sexual abuse from eight of at least 177 victims of Ohio State sports physician Dr. Richard Strauss, state Republican leaders indicated they never planned to pass introduced legislation that would allow his victims to hold the university accountable in […]

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Ohio Democrats Push for Legislation After Judge Dismisses Strauss Lawsuits

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Democrats Push for Legislation After Judge Dismisses Strauss Lawsuits

BY: SUSAN TEBBEN Days after lawsuits against a former OSU team doctor were dismissed because of the statute of limitations, Democratic state representatives want action to extend time and help to sexual assault survivors. A federal judge didn’t dispute the facts of the case in which Dr. Richard Strauss was accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of student athletes, […]

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Ohio State Finalizes $40.9M Settlement with 162 Survivors in Strauss Case

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio State Finalizes $40.9M Settlement with 162 Survivors in Strauss Case

The Ohio State University has announced details of a $40.9 million settlement reached with 162 survivors in 12 lawsuits related to sexual abuse by university physician Richard Strauss from 1978 to 1998. An independent investigation by the university determined last year that Strauss, who died in 2005, abused students during his time at Ohio State […]

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