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Khan’s hearings postponed

Khan’s hearings postponed

- Yale Daily News
Saifullah Khan — the Yale student who was suspended in October in response to new allegations of sexual assault against him— will not return to campus this semester, as his legal battle to return to Yale has been postponed until January.
Khan, who was acquitted on four counts of sexual assault in March, was suspended on Oct. 7 — two days after the News published allegations of sexual misconduct levied against him by Jon Andrews, a former confidant of Khan’s. Three...

Khan acquitted on all counts

Khan acquitted on all counts

- Yale Daily News
A six-person jury cleared Saifullah Khan of four sexual assault charges on Wednesday, more than two years after the former Yale student was arrested for allegedly raping another Yale undergraduate on Halloween night 2015.
The long-awaited trial got underway last Monday, and, just over a week later, after hearing testimony from about a dozen witnesses, the jury began deliberating late Tuesday afternoon. It took less than four hours for the jury to reach the verdict that Khan is not guilty...

Khan defense calls first witness

Khan defense calls first witness

- Yale Daily News
As former Yale student Saifullah Khan’s rape trial entered its second week, the defense called its first witnesses to the stand on Monday morning at the New Haven courthouse.
Khan faces three felony charges and one misdemeanor charge for allegedly raping another Yale student on Halloween night in 2015. He was suspended by the University on Nov. 9, 2015 and arrested three days later. The long-awaited trial got underway early last week, and, by Monday morning, the 10-person jury had...

Accuser’s ex-boyfriend, friend testify in Khan trial

Accuser’s ex-boyfriend, friend testify in Khan trial

- Yale Daily News
After three days of testimony and cross examination, the alleged victim in the rape trial of former Yale student Saifullah Khan left the witness stand on Wednesday.
Four days into the trial, the jury has heard from five witnesses called by the prosecution, including the alleged victim — referred to in court documents as Jane Doe — two other Yale students who were with Doe in the hours before Khan allegedly raped her in the early hours after Halloween 2015, a third student who...

Khan rape trial begins

Khan rape trial begins

- Yale Daily News
More than two years after Saifullah Khan was arrested for allegedly raping another Yale undergraduate after the 2015 Yale Symphony Orchestra Halloween show, the alleged victim gave her testimony as the trial began Monday morning.
Khan, who was first arrested by police in November 2015, was supposed to go to trial in fall 2017, but just as the alleged victim — referred to as Jane Doe in court documents — was about to begin her testimony, the judge declared a mistrial after the...

Alders sue BOE for charter violation

Alders sue BOE for charter violation

- Yale Daily News
The New Haven Board of Alders filed a lawsuit on Jan. 26 against the city’s Board of Education and BOE member Daisy Gonzalez — widely regarded as the voice of New Haven Public Schools parents — for Gonzalez’s allegedly illegal membership on the BOE.
The New Haven City Charter, which was revised and approved by voters in a November 2013 referendum, mandates a seven-member BOE. But after the November election of Darnell Goldson and Edward Joyner, the board currently...

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