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    https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/01/us/wo...ult/index.html

    Woman sues Chicago nightclub, alleging security guards stood by as she was sexually assaulted in an alley

    A woman is alleging that employees at a Mexican restaurant and nightclub in Chicago escorted her to an alley behind the business and stood by as a man allegedly sexually assaulted her while she was intoxicated, according to lawyers who filed a lawsuit against the business.
    No arrests have been made in the incident, which allegedly occurred October 18 behind El Hefe Chicago at 15 West Hubbard Street, commonly known as El Hefe.

    Lawyers for the woman say they believe the alleged assailant either works at the business or knows someone on the staff. On Wednesday, a judge ordered El Hefe to preserve any potential evidence pertaining to the alleged assault from that night, including surveillance video.

    "I'm confident that [these videos] are going to show that El Hefe was involved in this, that they knew who this individual was and throughout that evening, this assailant and suspect was having conversations and was friendly with the bar staff and in fact knew the bar staff," John Chwarzynski said in an interview with CNN affiliate WLS.

    The woman's lawyers released a security camera video, which they say Chicago police obtained from a nearby business. The video appears to show a man guiding a stumbling woman down an alley as two other men stand by a doorway.

    El Hefe has not responded to requests for comment from CNN, but the business posted a statement on Facebook saying its security staff did not witness a sexual assault.

    "On the evening of October 18, a female guest became ill inside El Hefe and, per the venue's standard protocol, was escorted by our security team to the back exit," the statement said. "A male guest followed the female guest as she was escorted out back. El Hefe called an ambulance for the female guest and security remained with her until she left, alone, on the ambulance. During this time, our security team did not witness an assault in the alley. The male guest went back inside the venue and minutes later security witnessed the male guest leave the premises through the front door. We will work with law enforcement and cooperate in all facets necessary to help the authorities get the facts and enable a speedy investigation."

    Chicago police said officers went to Northwestern Hospital after receiving a report of a sexual assault involving a 23-year-old woman who was found unresponsive in the alley behind El Hefe. The victim completed a sexual assault kit at the hospital and Chicago police confirmed that she showed signs of trauma, police spokesman Ronald Westbrooks said in a statement.

    No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing, Westbrooks said.

    The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, says the woman, identified only as Jane Doe, was having drinks at the bar when she was approached by an unknown man who continued to buy her drinks.

    A bartender noticed the man make sexual advances and said her condition was "rapidly deteriorating" after consuming drinks the man purchased, according to the lawsuit. The bartender, who is not named, believed the woman had been drugged, the lawsuit said.

    The bartender told the man to stop making sexual advances after the woman vomited at the bar, but the man replied, "she could not tell him what to do," according to the lawsuit.

    El Hefe security guards removed Jane Doe from the bar due to her "deteriorated condition" and ushered her out with the man into the rear alleyway behind the establishment, according to the lawsuit.

    "The security guards that escorted the plaintiff into the dark alley with her assailant stayed in the alley while the plaintiff was sexually assaulted about 100 feet away," the lawsuit says. No employee made any attempt to stop the alleged assault, the lawsuit says.

    Chwarzynski released to the media a 19-minute, 37-second video that he said was taken from a business across the alley and given to him by Chicago police. The video has brief gaps, and the lawyer said police delivered it that way.

    In the video, two men dressed in black stand by the back door to El Hefe as a third man, also clad in black but wearing red shoes, guides a stumbling woman out the door and down an alley lined with dumpsters.

    The man and woman move into a shadowy area and it's impossible to tell what they're doing. The two other men go in and out of the door, standing outside for minutes at a time and sometimes approaching the spot where the man and woman appear to be.

    Other people walk down the alley and several vehicles pass through. After about eight minutes, the man in red shoes walks down the alley and goes through the back door. Men who appear to be police officers walk down the alley and eventually flashing lights appear at the end of the alley.

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    A police officer was arrested Thursday on a charge that he fondled the breast of a dead woman in October, according to authorities and court documents.

    Officer David Rojas, 27, who has been with the Los Angeles Police Department for four years, was arrested by the department’s internal affairs division.

    He is charged with one count of having sexual contact with human remains in the Oct. 20 incident, which occurred after Rojas and his partner responded to a call about a woman who had died, prosecutors said in a statement.

    Rojas was released Thursday on $20,000 bail, according to jail records. It was not clear if he had an attorney who could speak on his behalf. A phone number for Rojas could not immediately be found Thursday night.

    The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Rojas faces up to three years in prison if convicted.

    "This incident is extremely disturbing and does not represent the values of the Los Angeles Police Department," LAPD Chief Michel Moore said in a statement.

    The LAPD said earlier this month that an officer was removed from active duty amid an investigation. The Associated Press reported at the time that that the alleged incident was captured on the officer’s body camera despite an effort to turn it off.

    The officer turned off the camera after being left alone with the corpse and then turned it on, but the cameras have two-minute buffering periods that record what happens right before they are activated, the AP reported, citing a person briefed on the investigation.
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    Deadlines be damned. We're still here, and we're still people. I guess women aren't real people in the US. And for the people who say these rights are already inshrined in the state and local level, then there's no issue with having the same protection at a Federal level.

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/11/polit...rnd/index.html

    When Virginia opened its 2020 legislative session this week, the Equal Rights Amendment, a century-long dream of progressives and feminists that would ban discrimination on the basis of sex and guarantee equality for women under the Constitution, appeared closer than ever to fruition.

    State Democrats, who now control both chambers of the legislature as well as the governor's mansion, are pushing forward with their efforts to make the commonwealth the 38th -- and potentially final -- state to ratify the amendment.

    But opponents, who claim the ERA will pave the way for greater abortion access and say equal-rights protections for women have already been enshrined at federal and state levels, have vowed to block the national ratification effort. And it's unclear whether actions taken by Congress and dozens of states more than 40 years ago will stand up under legal challenges from conservatives who say the window to ratify the ERA expired decades ago.

    That was the view of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel made public on Wednesday, which, citing a 1979 congressional deadline, blocked the archivist of the United States from verifying the amendment should it be approved by the necessary three-fourths of state legislatures.

    Virginia Democrats, however, are pressing on. The state Senate advanced a bill on Thursday to ratify the amendment, and House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, the state's first female speaker, has vowed to pass the ERA in her chamber.

    "For too long, women have not had the protections from discrimination we deserve in the U.S. Constitution, and with passage of the ERA, we'll be that much closer to living in a world where women and girls have the same opportunities as men," Virginia Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, who introduced the House resolution to ratify the ERA, said in a statement to CNN Wednesday.

    Conservative opponents are ready.

    Douglas Johnson, the National Right to Life's senior policy adviser, expects that once Virginia or another state ratifies the amendment, the national archivist will be sued by liberal attorneys general in federal court, where he's confident the anti-ERA position will prevail.

    "The narrative that the ERA is on the verge of ratification," Johnson said, "is pure political theater."First proposed by suffragist Alice Paul, the ERA, then known as the "Lucretia Mott Amendment," was first introduced to Congress in 1923, but the effort to pass it -- which requires the approval of three-fourths of states, or 38, to be added to the Constitution -- didn't gain real traction until the women's movement of the late 1960s and '70s. In March 1972, Congress finally passed the ERA and sent it to the states to ratify within a seven-year window, later extending the deadline to 1982.

    In the mid-70s, the ERA looked headed for ratification. But after an initial flurry of approvals, support for the ERA stalled under pressure from social conservatives and anti-feminists like the late Phyllis Schlafly, the organizer of the "STOP ERA" campaign. She claimed, among other things, that it would lead to more widespread abortion and require women to serve in the military.

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    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news...t-fun-n1116651

    Lucido, the Senate's majority whip, is a married father of three whose district includes Lansing, the state capital. He is also reported to be eyeing a run for governor in 2022 against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat.

    Donahue, who is from western Michigan, covers education, immigration and women's and LGBTQ issues for the Michigan Advance, a free nonprofit news site based in Lansing.

    In her account, Donahue said she was waiting to ask Lucido about his involvement in an anti-Whitmer group on Facebook, which includes "posts about graphic violence against Democrats, anti-Muslim rhetoric and degrading comments about women."

    Lucido had been hosting a group of students from his alma mater, De La Salle Collegiate, an all boy's Catholic high school in the Detroit suburb of Warren.

    "I asked Lucido for a moment to address the issue at hand, and he told me he would catch up with me after he was finished honoring the group of students," Donahue wrote. "As I turned to walk away, he asked, 'You've heard of De La Salle, right?'"

    Donahue said she hadn't.

    "'It's an all boys' school,' he told me," Donahue wrote. "'You should hang around! You could have a lot of fun with these boys, or they could have a lot of fun with you.'"

    Then, according to Donahue, "the teenagers burst into an Old Boys' Network-type of laughter, and I walked away knowing that I had been the punchline of their 'locker room' talk."

    Donahue wrote that she was outraged and embarrassed.

    "The senator's insinuating comments about the 'fun' I might have with a group of teenage boys was belittling and it came from a place of power," she wrote. "It made me feel small and it made me want to walk away from the Capitol and tell my editor that Lucido wasn't available to comment."

    But Donahue stayed put. "The 15-year-old girl in me, who didn't know how to advocate for herself then, was telling me to do it now," she wrote.

    Donahue said that when Lucido returned, she asked him about the Facebook group and then, her voice shaking, gave him a piece of her mind.

    "I thought the comment that you made was unprofessional in front of the group of boys, saying that I would have fun with them," she wrote that she told Lucido. "I don't know what you were insinuating, but—"

    Donahue wrote that Lucido cut her off and went into a long explanation about how De La Salle is an all-male school and how he grew up feeling awkward around women.

    "I didn't even know how to act around a woman," Lucido said, according to Donahue.

    Donahue wrote that when she countered that he wouldn't have made that kind of remark to a male reporter, Lucido "assured me it was nothing personal and this is just how he talks to young women."


    Donahue said she bounced what happened with Lucido off her editor, who happens to be a woman. "She said something along the lines of 'men have said weird things to me but never something so explicit.'"

    "I realized how serious his insinuation was," Donahue said.

    So she wrote it all down, and her story was published Wednesday in the Michigan Advance.

    Bill Roose, a spokesman for De La Salle, said that most of the students didn't hear Lucido's crack and that those who laughed did so when Donahue said she'd never heard of their school.

    Nevertheless, Roose said the school doesn't approve of Lucido's reported remarks, and he released a statement from Principal Nathan Maus.

    "Senator Lucido's comments do not represent De La Salle nor the values and conduct we instill in our young men," Maus said. "We are very sorry the reporter was put in this position and we have met with the boys who were on the tour to discuss the improper nature of this situation."
    When I see these sexist assholes, I always wonder how they would feel if their daughters were treated this way. I am guessing they would whine and cry and lose their minds if their daughter was treated like this.
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    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news...s-say-n1132971

    A federal Transportation Security Administration agent tricked a traveler into twice showing him her breasts as she went through security at one of the world's busiest airports, California's attorney said.

    Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Johnathon Lomeli, 22, was working at Los Angeles International Airport in June when he used fraud or deceit to falsely imprison the woman. Lomeli was arrested early Thursday at his home.

    He first said he had to look inside her bra to make sure she wasn't hiding anything, then had her hold her pants away from her waist so he could look inside, she told investigators.

    He subsequently took her to what he said would be a private room for more security screening, according to an arrest affidavit. But once they were alone on an elevator, she said he told her he could do the screening right there.

    The woman said Lomeli told her he had to make sure she still had nothing in her bra, requiring her to lift her shirt “to show me your full breasts.” He also again looked down her pants, she said, before telling her she was free to go and adding that she had nice breasts.

    He was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail and was expected to make an initial appearance Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Officials with the union representing TSA employees, the American Federation of Government Employees, did not respond to requests for comment, and officials could not say if Lomeli has a lawyer.

    The TSA initially brought the case to the FBI and Lomeli was let go from his airport job months ago, said FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller.

    She said the initial complaint involved "improperly screening at least one woman in a private area of the airport.”

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    Doesn't sound right. Women aren't supposed to be checked by men, there are always multiple agents at the checkpoint how was this guy able to walk off alone with a female? Private screening rooms are located right next to the checkpoints there would be no need to take an elevator. Either this guy was super clever or the woman super stupid. Maybe both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by S281Saleen160 View Post
    Doesn't sound right. Women aren't supposed to be checked by men, there are always multiple agents at the checkpoint how was this guy able to walk off alone with a female? Private screening rooms are located right next to the checkpoints there would be no need to take an elevator. Either this guy was super clever or the woman super stupid. Maybe both.
    Or this woman doesn't fly and doesn't know how it works, and lots of people are intimidated by the TSA because they have the power to keep you from getting on an airplane just because a bunch of scared people shit their pants after 9-11 and sold all our rights and liberties away so that they could feel safe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raisedbywolves View Post
    Or this woman doesn't fly and doesn't know how it works, and lots of people are intimidated by the TSA because they have the power to keep you from getting on an airplane just because a bunch of scared people shit their pants after 9-11 and sold all our rights and liberties away so that they could feel safe.
    Yeah but still it doesn't sound right. As soon as he started to walk off with her to go ride an elevator someone should have said something. TSA agents do nothing on their own there's always at least two of them and they never walk away from their post alone with passengers. I fly a lot....I just cannot see how this happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by S281Saleen160 View Post
    Yeah but still it doesn't sound right. As soon as he started to walk off with her to go ride an elevator someone should have said something. TSA agents do nothing on their own there's always at least two of them and they never walk away from their post alone with passengers. I fly a lot....I just cannot see how this happened.
    I fly a lot too, and I have seen some odd shit that TSA agents have done. It did say he was fired, so it sounds like it did happen...and they didn't mention another TSA employee, so he must have gotten her away from everyone else somehow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raisedbywolves View Post
    I fly a lot too, and I have seen some odd shit that TSA agents have done. It did say he was fired, so it sounds like it did happen...and they didn't mention another TSA employee, so he must have gotten her away from everyone else somehow.
    Thats crazy. Good he got fired and should be in jail.
    I hate going thru check points bcz every time I have to get pat down bcz of all the mesh in my body from surgeries.

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    https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/14/polit...nvs/index.html

    Emilia Heckman trusted Dr. Robert Hadden.

    A fashion model in her late 20s, she found herself chatting casually about her family and career with the OB-GYN at Columbia University's prestigious hospital system, who showed her photos of his wife and daughters. She could catch him for appointments around her erratic schedule. She received free birth control from him.

    "I felt comfortable asking him any questions I had about my health," Heckman, now 36, said in an interview with CNN. "He was so open."

    But every once in a while, according to her interview and court documents, he would startle her with an inappropriate question or comment, asking about the quality of her sex life, or saying, "Your boyfriend is so lucky to have you."

    She says the comments also came during exams: "He would be crazy to lose you." "You're perfection."

    Heckman said it took a turn from inappropriate to unacceptable in 2012.

    As often, Heckman was the last patient of the day. Hadden told the nurse she could go home; she left reluctantly, looking troubled, Heckman said.

    Now it was just Hadden and Heckman, whose feet were in the stirrups and legs were draped. Hadden dipped his head out of view and licked her, she said.

    "At first it was gloves on, and all of that," Heckman said. "And then it transitioned to no gloves, a tongue and a beard. ... And I recoiled."

    She said she abruptly stepped off the exam table, got dressed, left the office and never returned.

    Heckman said she would later learn that she wasn't the only one.

    Three years later, in 2015, she came across a news story about how Hadden stood accused in a sex-abuse case involving six of his patients. Their allegations had mirrored hers: that Hadden had fondled and sexually assaulted them during examinations, after nurses had left the room. The next year, he pleaded guilty to two counts: criminal sexual act in the third degree and forcible touching.

    It seemed to be case closed.

    But this past January, Evelyn Yang, wife of former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, came forward in an exclusive CNN interview, saying that she, too, was sexually abused by Hadden. Suddenly the terms of the plea deal sparked fresh outrage: Hadden had surrendered his medical license, but received no prison time, probation or community service.

    A torrent of critics blasted the Manhattan District Attorney's office for what they believe to be a light sentence.

    Since Yang's interview, nearly 40 new Hadden accusers have brought their allegations to attorney Anthony DiPietro, who filed a civil suit against Hadden and Columbia University in 2019. DiPietro says he plans to add them to the civil suit, which would bring the total number of plaintiffs to about 70. Two of the plaintiffs were minors -- ages 15 and 16 -- at the time of the alleged abuse, he said.

    Sexual assault survivors and their supporters held a protest in January saying the Hadden case proves Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance has failed in protecting victims.

    The New York City Council's women's caucus called for Vance's resignation, saying the Hadden plea deal fits a pattern of lenience by the DA towards wealthy, white men.

    Vance has refused CNN's multiple request for interviews. After CNN notified the office of Evelyn Yang's public allegations last month, Vance said in a statement, "Because a conviction is never a guaranteed outcome in a criminal trial, our primary concern was holding him accountable and making sure he could never do this again -- which is why we insisted on a felony conviction and permanent surrender of his medical license.

    "While we stand by our legal analysis and resulting disposition of this difficult case, we regret that this resolution has caused survivors pain," Vance said.

    His office has encouraged any survivors to call the DA's sex crimes unit.

    Heckman is among dozens of new accusers who want Hadden to be prosecuted again; she says she plans to present her case to the DA directly.
    "I want justice served," said Heckman. "He's raped, molested all these women and nothing's been done and that makes me furious."

    The 61-year-old Hadden has denied the assault allegations in court documents, aside from the two counts to which he pleaded guilty. CNN reached out to Hadden and the attorney who represented him in the civil case; those efforts were unsuccessful.

    "I'm thinking to myself ... I want his hands off of me."

    One of the new accusers is Jessica Chambers, now a substitute elementary-school teacher in Wyoming.

    Chambers was scrolling through her phone last month when she came across the news story about Yang. At the sight of a photo of Hadden in court, she said, her stomach knotted.

    "I was like, 'Holy sh*t,'" she said.

    Though she had seen nurse practitioners at Planned Parenthood, Chambers had never had a gynecological exam when she first stepped into Hadden's office in 2004. She was a 23-year-old student at the City College of New York.

    Her first impression: "He was very present. With some doctors, they just get you in and out. (But) he was just very there with you. ... He was very friendly."

    Chambers said two things initially struck her as odd during the exam, for which a chaperone was present: Hadden was chatty, and the procedure seemed to go on and on.

    "He had his fingers inside of me -- I couldn't see if he was wearing gloves," she said. "And he had an extended conversation with me while he had his fingers inside of me. ... I remember wanting to get out of that position."
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    Chambers said they talked about how she'd just broken up with her boyfriend. She remembers Hadden asking her if she was able to climax, "and how was I able to climax," she said.

    "I'm thinking it's very weird," she said. But "he's a doctor, we're in Columbia -- clearly what's going on here must be normal and natural."

    At some point, she said -- while she was sitting on the exam table, and after the chaperone had left -- he grabbed her leg.

    "There was an opening," she said. "Maybe I asked a question, and the question was license to physically show me."

    "He had me somewhat stuck," she said, adding that she felt uncomfortable, but "I didn't know whether it was just me being naive and I didn't want to do anything that would be weird."

    Hadden, she said, began explaining how arousal happens while extensively touching her vagina -- this time with ungloved hands.

    "I mean now, in hindsight, I'm like, he was trying to arouse me while talking to me -- under the guise of education," Chambers said. "I'm thinking to myself, this is enough -- I want his hands off of me. ... And it went on for -- it seemed like an extended period of time."

    Dr. David Shalowitz, who chairs the ethics committee of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, said allegations like the ones brought forth in the Hadden case are deeply concerning.

    "There are bright lines," he told CNN. "Ungloved rectal or genital exams are not acceptable ever. ... Any exam that's done should be with consent and a clear explanation for why it's being done. Patients have the right to refuse any procedure or exam, and patients should feel empowered to say no."

    Chambers said she would like to see Hadden face trial.

    "When you have this many people coming forward, I feel like you should be held to account again," she said. "And actually be held to account -- like, go to jail."

    DiPietro said all of his clients want the DA to reopen a criminal case against Hadden. He added that he plans to submit documentation to demand that Vance's office do so.
    "He got something that sounds [more] like an orchestrated retirement than an actual sentence for a serial sexual predator," DiPietro said.
    "It's like he knew ... that he was protected."

    Columbia has denied in legal filings the civil suit's allegations that the university did nothing to stop the "serial sexual abuse" on "countless occasions."

    In 2012, Hadden was arrested in his office after a patient told police that he had licked her vagina during an exam. The arrest was voided, and Hadden returned to his job at the medical clinic for more than a month. During that time, he allegedly assaulted Yang and at least one other patient.

    "Can you imagine the audacity of a man who continues to do this after being arrested?" Yang said. "It's like he knew that he wouldn't face any repercussions. That he was protected. That he wouldn't be fired."

    Columbia University responded to CNN's request for comment with a statement on Thursday, saying, "Nothing is more important to us than the safety of our patients. We are committed to treating every patient with respect and delivering care to the highest professional standards.

    "We condemn sexual misconduct in any form and extend our deepest apologies to the women whose trust Robert Hadden violated and to their families."

    Another accuser, who asked not to be named out of privacy concerns, said she was pregnant with her eldest when she went to see Hadden around 2002. She'd recently had a failed pregnancy while seeing a doctor at another hospital and didn't want to take chances. Thinking the prestigious New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center to be a safe bet, she went there and found Hadden based on a recommendation.

    Hadden, she said, asked her to come in to see him about once a month and gave her a vaginal and breast exam on almost every visit.
    "The breast exam was an excessive massage," she said.

    She remembers him asking strange questions, most notably if she enjoyed sex. In the midst of her pregnancy, the accuser said, she called a female friend who works as an OB-GYN to ask if the frequent breast and vaginal exams were normal.

    "Absolutely not," she recalled the friend saying. "That's weird."

    But she continued to go in, she said, because she didn't want to start over with another doctor, knowing through firsthand experience how fragile a pregnancy can be and wanting the best for her baby.

    "You feel the health of the child is in his hands," she said.

    She said she stopped seeing Hadden shortly after he delivered the baby.

    She, too, learned of other allegations only after seeing Yang's interview this past January, more than 16 years later.

    "I felt so validated," she told CNN, adding that Hadden's sentence "did not match the crime."

    "It wasn't even a slap on the wrist," she said.

    Hadden's 2016 plea deal is 'inexplicable''

    As a result of Hadden's 2016 plea deal, the doctor also registered as the lowest-level sex offender. This defied the recommendation of the State of New York Board of Examiners of Sex Offenders to label Hadden a Level 2 -- or moderate -- offender, which would require his inclusion in an online sex-offender registry for life.

    Elie Honig, a former federal and state prosecutor and a CNN legal analyst, called the 2016 agreement "inexplicable."

    "I cannot think of any legitimate reason why you would give this guy a plea deal that would not put him behind bars for one day," he said. "It is unjust."

    Whether Hadden can be tried on new criminal charges depends on the circumstance of each accuser. A provision in the Hadden plea agreement stipulates that the DA cannot prosecute any "similar crimes" against the doctor that the office knew about on or before February 22, 2016 -- the day the deal was struck.

    Honig called this clause "unusual," adding that it precludes women who served as witnesses or called the DA prior to that date from pursuing charges even if new evidence emerges.

    "The DA's office essentially said we're only going to prosecute for a few of you," Honig said. "The rest of you, sorry, we're giving it away."

    There is also uncertainty around the issue of statute of limitations for the new accusers who have come forward: While New York has recently expanded the timeframe allowing victims to come forward with some sex crimes allegations, it's unclear how that would impact the new accusations leveled against Hadden.

    Heckman said she first told her husband, media executive James Heckman, about the incident while on their honeymoon in Italy during the summer of 2015.

    That night, at her husband's urging, they searched for Hadden's name on Google; that is how they learned of the criminal case against the doctor.

    Heckman joined DiPietro's civil suit as a Jane Doe but decided to come forward with her full name after seeing Yang's interview.

    "I think the more victims come out and show their face -- 'Hey I'm a real person, I'm not just Jane Doe,' you know, maybe the DA will listen to that," Heckman said. "It's just like, we're real people, we're not just a piece of paper."

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