Ex-Columbia University gynecologist sentenced to 20 years in prison on federal sex abuse charges

(CNN) — A former Columbia University gynecologist accused by the wife of former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang and others of sexual assault was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison after his conviction earlier this year on federal sexual abuse charges.

Robert Hadden was convicted in January of four counts of enticing and inducing individuals to travel interstate to engage in illegal sexual activity – each of which carried a maximum possible sentence of 20 years in prison, the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York previously said.

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