Settlement Reached In Audrie Pott Wrongful Death Case, Teens Apologize To FamilyIn court on Friday, two teenagers identified as John B. and John R. admitted their role in the attack, and they apologized for everything that happened after, including the false rumors and the humiliation that Audrie’s parents said drove the teen to suicide.
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs ‘Audrie’s Law’ Toughening Juvenile Sex Crime StatutesGov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation known as Audrie’s Law reforming juvenile sex crime laws and named after 15-year-old sexual assault victim Audrie Pott, according to a state senator’s spokesman.
‘Audrie’s Law’ Advances, Mandatory Sentences For Juveniles Convicted Of Sex Assaults DroppedA state Assembly committee on Tuesday passed a bill named after a teen suicide victim after its sponsor agreed to remove a controversial two-year minimum sentence for juveniles convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious or disabled person.
Audrie’s Law Supporters Urge Mandatory Sentencing For Juvenile Sex Offenders Before State Lawmakers Emotional testimony took over an Assembly committee on public safety hearing in Sacramento Monday over a bill requiring mandatory sentencing for certain juvenile sex offenders.
State Senate Approves ‘Audrie’s Law,’ Higher Penalties For Juveniles Convicted Of Sex AssaultsCalifornia would toughen penalties for young people convicted sexually assaulting someone who is unconscious under legislation the Senate approved Wednesday in response to an assault on a teenager who later committed suicide.
Bay Area Lawmakers Propose 'Audrie's Law' For CyberbullyingJuveniles who sexually assault unconscious victims could be tried as adults under proposed California legislation brought in response to the suicide of a 15-year-old girl who was sexually battered while passed out at a party then humiliated by photos circulated to classmates.
Saratoga Teen's Photos Going 'Viral' Before Her Suicide Debunked By Student JournalistsSeveral student journalists received a prestigious award for what the Society of Professional Journalists called their “courageous reporting” of the Audrie Pott case.
Boys Admit To Sexually Assaulting Saratoga Teen Audrie PottIn documents in the case, the three admitted to sexually assaulting the 15-year-old in 2012 and possessing naked photos of her, before she took her own life.
Lawyer For Teens Accused In Saratoga Girl's Sex Assault Blames Parents For Her SuicideThe attorney for three teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga girl claims her parents are partly responsible for her suicide in response to a wrongful death lawsuit.
Audrie Pott's Family Settles With 2 Defendants In Wrongful Death SuitThe parents of a teenage girl who committed suicide after an alleged sexual assault by three teen boys in Saratoga have reached a settlement with two defendants in their wrongful death lawsuit, their attorney said Friday.
4th Defendant Added In Case Of Saratoga Girl Who Hanged Herself After Alleged Sex AssaultThe parents of Audrie Pott, a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who killed herself after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at a party last year, added a new female defendant to a suit they filed in San Jose in the wake of her death.
Teens Accused In Saratoga School Girl Sex Assault Released From Juvenile Hall The three teens accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga High School student, who later committed suicide, have been released from juvenile hall and are now placed on home detention.