February 12th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

Rich Rodriguez may soon be named in another federal lawsuit. A woman suing the University of Arizona for violating her Title IX rights filed a motion last week to add the former football coach as a defendant. The amended complaint says that Rodriguez “instituted and enforced a set of shadow policies” for the program which effectively eliminated the enforcement of laws protecting students from abuse, according to the suit. The lawsuit, filed in October, says that UA employees were told multiple times that former running back Orlando Bradford was assaulting and choking women, including the woman bringing the lawsuit, but failed to act to protect students. Bradford was sentenced to five years of prison in November for assaulting two women. Police reports show that the woman who filed the lawsuit was held against her will for two days and repeatedly — in Bradford’s own words — “tortured.” – Caitlin Schmidt, Read More

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