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USD School of Law Alumna and CPIL’s Bridget Gramme '03 (JD) Interviewed by NBC San Diego

USD School of Law Alumna and CPIL’s Bridget Gramme '03 (JD) Interviewed by NBC San Diego

San diego (May 10, 2017) - University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna and Center for Public Interest Law’s (CPIL), Bridget  Gramme, ’98 (BA), ’03 (JD), was interviewed for and quoted in a NBC San Diego article that reported on a San Marcos chiropractor who has been accused of sexual battery.

According to the article, John Michals was arrested on April 25, facing one count of sexual battery, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department (SDSO). Since then, five more victims have come forward and accused the chiropractor of inappropriately touching them. The victims' rights advocates are frustrated after learning that Michals' State of California Board of Chiropractic Examiners license had not been suspended.

"I think in this case an interim suspension order makes the most sense," Gramme said. "Because this is an accusation that is very serious and can really involve irreparable harm with sexual assault with a patient."

Gramme says that the board could have sought to suspend Michals' license at his arraignment. NBC 7 has learned that the Attorney General is now looking into the case.

 “In a case like this where it’s a serious accusation and you have multiple victims coming forward it’s an important public safety matter to be able at least temporarily revoke somebody’s license until the process can happen,” Gramme added.

Read the full story online.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law is recognized for the excellence of its faculty, depth of its curriculum, and strength of its clinical programs. Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 35th nationally and 6th on the West Coast among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 24th nationally and 6th on the West Coast in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

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