Patient’s File

A psychologist in charge of a university’s counseling center violated ethics standards when she provided a student’s patient file to university attorneys who had received a litigation-hold letter from the student’s attorney asking them to preserve records related to her sexual assault claim, an appeals court in Oregon ruled.

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Juvenile Sentencing

A man, now 19, sued the Youth Development Institute and the doctor who “prepared and issued a written report diagnosing him as ‘Sexual Abuse (Perpetrator)’” because when he was 15 he exchanged “consensual text messages with a female classmate that her parents deemed inappropriate;” he seeks punitive damages, in Maricopa County Court.

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