A Stanford fellow’s allegations that Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted her at the 2004 Democratic National Convention have added another layer to the scandals roiling Virginia politics.
The 24-page report, released Tuesday morning, is part of the University’s effort to track the success of its pilot Title IX process, effective since 2016.
Senator Dianne Feinstein ’55, D.-Calif., retained her chair in Tuesday’s midterm elections against former California State Senator Kevin de Leon, D., in what has been reported as her fifth and final term for U.S. Senate.
A public letter in support of Stanford-affiliated research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford, who last month came forward with sexual assault allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has garnered more than 1,170 signatures from students, alumni and faculty. The document also proclaims support for all sexual assault survivors at Stanford.
In diametrically opposed but equally emotional testimony, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Bay Area-based and Stanford-affiliated research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford, faced off in a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee today. The explosive hearing, in which senators questioned Ford and Kavanaugh for almost nine hours in total, will play an important role in the votes of key senators in the Senate-wide confirmation vote scheduled for Friday.
Hundreds of Palo Alto residents rallied around one of their own in a candlelight vigil, held on Sunday night in a public display of solidarity for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the Palo Alto research psychologist who is preparing to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday regarding her accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.