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August 17, 2017

AP News. 8/16/17 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first woman to sue Baylor University over allegations the nation’s largest Baptist school ignored or mishandled rape allegations has settled her case, her attorney said Tuesday. Jasmin Hernandez sued Baylor in early 2016, two months before the school released the results of an internal investigation that found Baylor had mishandled rape or assault cases for years and the football program acted as if it was “above the rules.” Read Full Story HERE   More


August 17, 2017

Sports Illustrated. 8/16/17 “A former Baylor student who was sexually assaulted by a football player settled her Title iX lawsuit against the school, ESPN.com reported. Jasmin Hernandez reached a financial settlement with the school last weekend, according to her attorney.” Read Full Story HERE.   More


October 22, 2016

October 22, 2016 We are sharing this Facebook post by Rachel Kalisher, a friend of the Zalkin Family, because it has an important message about the growth of sexual harassment in social media.  Rachel was a victim of harassment on Facebook and here is her letter to Facebook complaining about their policies.  Her letter is worth a read for anyone who is active on social media. Irwin Zalkin   Dear Facebook, This is an open letter urging you to review your sexual harassment policy. Today it was brought to my attention that this photo of me is circulating the internet... More


June 9, 2016

Former Confidential Informant Files Sexual Assault Civil Lawsuit Against the City of Helena, County of Lewis & Clark And Former Police Officer Matt Thompson Lawsuit Alleges that Authorities Were Negligent in their Oversight of Officer Matt Thompson Were Aware of Sexual Abuse of Confidential Informants Helena, MT.   The Zalkin Law Firm, P.C. and The McKeon Doud Law Firm, P.C. announced the filing of a civil lawsuit on June 3, 2016 against the City of Helena, County of Lewis & Clark, and former Helena Police Department Officer Matt Thompson on behalf of a victim of sexual assault at the hands of... More


May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 Media Statement by Jasmin Hernandez: In Response to Baylor University Actions On President Ken Starr and Coach Art Briles  Attorney Alex Zalkin and Jasmin Hernandez announcing Title IX lawsuit “I am pleased to see that Baylor University has finally taken action to terminate head Football Coach Art Briles and demote University President Ken Starr for their failure to protect students like myself from sexual predators on the Baylor campus. I was raped by a Baylor football player in 2012 and that player is now in jail for his horrific sexual assault on me and other students. These... More


May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 Contacts:       Alex Zalkin                                Irwin Zallkin 858-259-3011 office                     858-259-3011 office 858-945-2147 mobile                   858-945-2144 mobile The Lawsuit Named Coach Art Briles and Ian McCaw, Athletic Director as Defendants In the Civil Claim San Diego, CA – The recently filed Title IX civil lawsuit against the Baylor University Board, Briles and McCaw on behalf of Jasmin Hernandez, a former Baylor University student who was raped by Tevin Elliott, a Baylor football player, has served as fuel for the Baylor Board of Regents action today to demote University President Ken Starr and terminate head Football Coach Art Briles.  The lawsuit claims that... More


May 26, 2016

The Baylor University campus sexual assault scandal is finally getting the attention of the Baylor Board who is considering the fate of President Ken Star.  Irwin Zalkin and our client Jasmin Hernandez were featured in the CNN News story. CLICK HERE to see CNN story. More


April 1, 2016

Zalkin Law Firm Attorney, Alex Zalkin and his client Jasmine Hernandez discuss the Title IX  campus sexual assault civil lawsuit against Baylor University in this YouTube video presentation. CLICK HERE to watch video. More


April 1, 2016

(KCEN) WACO — A rape victim has filed a Title IX and negligence lawsuit against Baylor University.  The civil suit claims Baylor officials were intentionally “indifferent” to complaints made by women sexually assaulted by former football player, and convicted rapist, Tevin Elliot. The plaintiff, Jasmin Hernandez, has hired the Zalkin Law Firm out of San Diego, California, which specializes in representing victims of sexual violence. CLICK HERE it read article. More


April 1, 2016

ESPN. March 31, 2016. Watch the ESPN interview with Zalkin Law firm client, Jasmine Hernandez, who was raped by a Baylor University football player while she was a student at the school. More