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Former UCLA doctor James Heaps faces two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging abuse. One suit was filed on behalf of three women who were UCLA students at the time of the alleged incidents. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Heaps faces new civil suits for sexual abuse, plaintiffs include former students

Former UCLA doctor James Heaps is facing a growing number of civil suits for alleged sexual abuse. Two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging sexual abuse by Heaps were filed Tuesday, according to a press release from Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, the law firm representing the women. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA doctor James Heaps faces two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging abuse. One suit was filed on behalf of three women who were UCLA students at the time of the alleged incidents. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former UCLA doctor James Heaps faces two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging abuse. One suit was filed on behalf of three women who were UCLA students at the time of the alleged incidents. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California paid about $3.5 million in settlements to women who raised allegations against former UCLA doctor, James Heaps. He faces criminal charges for two counts of sexual battery and one count of sexual exploitation by a physician. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UC settles for millions after allegations against former UCLA doctor James Heaps

The University of California paid millions in settlements in response to allegations raised against former UCLA doctor James Heaps. In total, the UC paid about $3.5 million in settlements regarding allegations against Heaps, according to public records obtained by the Daily Bruin. Read more...

Photo: The University of California paid about $3.5 million in settlements to women who raised allegations against former UCLA doctor, James Heaps. He faces criminal charges for two counts of sexual battery and one count of sexual exploitation by a physician. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California paid about $3.5 million in settlements to women who raised allegations against former UCLA doctor, James Heaps. He faces criminal charges for two counts of sexual battery and one count of sexual exploitation by a physician. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

USAC recap – July 1

The Undergraduate Students Association Council is the official student government representing the undergraduate student body at UCLA. Council meetings take place every two weeks during the summer on Monday evenings in the Bruin Viewpoint Room and are open to all students. Read more...



Former UCLA doctor James Heaps appeared at the Airport Courthouse on Wednesday for a preliminary hearing or rescheduling. The hearing was rescheduled to July 30. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Judge postpones hearing of former UCLA doctor charged with sexual battery

This post was updated June 26 at 8:16 p.m. A former UCLA doctor appeared in court Wednesday for charges of sexual battery against former patients and sexual exploitation connected to his practice. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA doctor James Heaps appeared at the Airport Courthouse on Wednesday for a preliminary hearing or rescheduling. The hearing was rescheduled to July 30. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former UCLA doctor James Heaps appeared at the Airport Courthouse on Wednesday for a preliminary hearing or rescheduling. The hearing was rescheduled to July 30. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA administrators informed students June 10 about the investigation and arrest of James Heaps, a former UCLA doctor, for sexual battery charges. The campuswide statement came about a year and a half after UCLA launched an initial Title IX investigation in response to complaints against Heaps. (Daily Bruin file photo)

USAC, GSA call for greater transparency following Heaps investigation

UCLA took over a year to notify students of the investigation of a former doctor accused of sexual battery. University officials sent a campuswide email June 10 regarding the arrest of James Heaps, a former UCLA Health obstetrician and gynecologist. Read more...

Photo: UCLA administrators informed students June 10 about the investigation and arrest of James Heaps, a former UCLA doctor, for sexual battery charges. The campuswide statement came about a year and a half after UCLA launched an initial Title IX investigation in response to complaints against Heaps. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA administrators informed students June 10 about the investigation and arrest of James Heaps, a former UCLA doctor, for sexual battery charges. The campuswide statement came about a year and a half after UCLA launched an initial Title IX investigation in response to complaints against Heaps. (Daily Bruin file photo)



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