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Former Michigan State Dean Found Guilty of Neglectful Behavior in Larry Nassar Case

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A former dean at Michigan State University who at one point had oversight of Larry Nassar was found guilty Wednesday of neglect of duty and misconduct in office related to the handling of allegations against Nassar, who was accused of sexually assaulting scores of women during his decades as a sports doctor at MSU.

A jury found that William Strampel, the former dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at MSU, had failed to enforce restrictions placed on Nassar after the doctor was accused of sexual misconduct, according to the Associated Press. He was found not guilty of the more serious sexual misconduct charges.

In 2014, after Amanda Thomashow made a complaint about Nassar, the doctor was required to wear gloves during exams, banned from being alone in exam rooms with his patients, and mandated to get informed consent from patients before meeting with them. But according to prosecutors, Strampel........

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