Stanford Sexual Assault Case Re-enters Spotlight
Stanford University says it will let stand a memorial resolution honoring a professor who was disciplined for sexual misconduct. The California Report talked with a woman about her experience when she was a graduate student.
Reporter: Vanessa Rancano
L.A. City Council Votes to Strengthen City's Sexual Harassment Policies
Council members described a flawed system for employees who report claims of sexual harassment. One that lacks follow through in many cases and varies widely depending on which manager is overseeing the claim. Another problem: a lack of clear data. The motion that passed seeks to tighten up procedures and make it easier for victims to come forward and get their claims investigated and resolved.
Reporter: Mary Plummer
Sexual Harassment Hearings Come to Capitol Hill
Serious complaints that go untracked and young women being victimized, then losing their jobs. Those are just two of the problems identified Tuesday in a review of the State Assembly’s sexual harassment policies.
Reporter: Katie Orr
Hepatitis C has a publicity problem. Even though it kills more Americans every year than HIV, it’s not part of the national conversation. And that’s strange, because now there’s a cure for it. But in the San Francisco Bay Area, doctors are talking about Hepatitis C because they think they can all but eliminate the virus.
Reporter: Laura Klivans
Move Over Polygraph, Southern California Doctor Says MRI Can Detect Lies Better
You've probably seen characters take lie detector tests in spy thrillers, but in real life their accuracy doesn't hold up well in court. Researchers in Southern California are using MRI's to give experts biological proof when someone is lying.
Guest: Dr. Robert Huizenga