University of Michigan admits sexual assaults and is willing to pay, but says lawsuits must be tossed
William Strampel, a former Dean at Michigan State University and former supervisor of convicted USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, is arraigned by video for 'Criminal Sexual Conduct' involving medical students, in 54B District Court in East Lansing, Michigan, U.S., March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

DETROIT — The University of Michigan explicitly admitted its former football team doctor sexually assaulted students, but said related lawsuits filed against it must be dismissed.In a court filing late Friday, the university said it was coming to grips with the “sad reality that some of its students suffered sexual abuse at the hands of one of its former employees” and is “determined to acknowledge and reckon with that past and, to the extent possible, provide justice — including in the form of monetary relief — to (Robert E.) Anderson’s survivors.”But that doesn’t mean those survivors have st...


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