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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.
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.
(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
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.
ESPN, March 31, 2016 "A former Baylor University student who reported to campus officials that she had been raped by former Bears football player Tevin Elliott filed a Title IX lawsuit against the university Wednesday, claiming the school knew Elliott had a history of assaults, failed to protect her and other women, and ignored her when she sought
San Diego Union Tribune, March 29, 2016 Here is an excellent profile of the Zalkin Law Firm and the work done by Alex Zalkin and Irwin Zalkin and the firm's attorneys to represent victims of childhood sexual abuse and campus sexual assault. While Zalkin has represented victims of clergy abuse for more than a decade, Alex Zalkin, his 31-year-old son
Boston Globe. February 17, 2016 Alyssa Leader, who graduated in 2015, called for a culture change at Harvard so others in her situation will have their cases taken more seriously. “Harvard has an institutional culture of ignoring and silencing people like me,” Leader said Wednesday at a press conference in the Sheraton Commander Hotel in Harva
CBS Boston. February 17, 2016 Coverage of Zalkin Law Firm announcement of civil lawsuit against Harvard University on behalf of victim of campus sexual assault.  Click Here to See Story.
ABC7 News.  The Zalkin Law Firm announced the filing of a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a rape victim whose rape kit was never tested by the San Francisco police.   CLICK HERE for full coverage.
ABC7 News. January 12,2016 Zalkin Law Firm client, Heather Marlowe explains  how SFPD failed to investigate her rape case and test her rape kit. CLICK HERE to read full story and see video coverage.
See Irwin Zalkin's latest blog post on the Huffington Post website. "As a lawyer who has represented hundreds of sexual abuse and sexual assault victims, I find the conduct of these law professors to be reprehensible, but not atypical of those who are more concerned about protecting their reputations, and the reputation of their institution, than t
Santa Barbara Independent December 18, 2015 "Accompanied by her lawyer and father, a former UCSB student announced Thursday at a press conference that she has filed a federal complaint against the UC Regents. Hayley Moore claims UCSB failed to investigate her sexual assault by a fellow UCSB student, even after Moore reported the incident to multipl
KEYT Channel 3 Santa Barbara, CA  12/17/15 An alleged University of California, Santa Barbara sexual assault victim is filling a civil lawsuit against the regents of the University of California. The lawsuit alleges that UCSB failed to adequately protect victims and investigate complaints of sexual assault. CLICK TO SEE FULL COVERAGE  
Watch Attorney Alex Zalkin explain the lawsuit filed against Michigan State University by four victims of campus sexual assault. Fox News 17 coverage is below or click here.
Attorney Alex Zalkin  announced a civil lawsuit against Michigan State University today on behalf of four Plaintiffs who were sexually assaulted while students at the university.   This story on Michigan Public Radio includes an interview with Mr. Zalkin explaining the case. Emily Kollaritsch (left) and Shayna Gross are twoof the four plaintiffs su
By Irwin M. Zalkin, Esq. Republican Representatives Matt Salmon and Pete Sessions are promoting a bill in Congress titled “The Safe Campus Act” which, by its title, would lead one to believe that it is intended to better protect students from campus sexual violence. Don’t be fooled by the clever title created by high powered lobbyists and publicist
Reveal, Sept. 23, 2015. The Zalkin Law Firm Lopez case is highlighted in this article about how the Jehovah's Witnesses hide childhood sexual abuse perpetrators under cover of religion. "Reveal looked at more than a dozen lawsuits and discovered evidence suggesting that Jehovah’s Witnesses leaders have either lied under oath or refused to cooperate
By: Irwin Zalkin This was the week of Yom Kippur, the Jewish High Holiday known as the Day of Atonement.  It is a day when Jews personally and collectively acknowledge our transgressions of the previous year and seek forgiveness. I was in synagogue observing the holiday and confessing my sins when our Rabbi, as part of her sermon, read a recen
The Atlantic. Sept. 11, 2015 "Between now and the time that college students pack up for Thanksgiving break, more sexual assaults will happen on campuses nationwide than during any other time of the year. The “Red Zone,” as this period is commonly known, is a time when new students are adjusting to the novelty and freedom of college life—and are th
Huff Post.  August 28, 2015During the last week of August, HuffPost Live launched a weeklong series investigating campus sexual assault and the issues many victims can face when reporting rape to universities. Host  Zerlina Maxwell  sat down with  Valerie Jarrett , a senior adviser to President Barack Obama;  Janet Napolitano , the president of the