Jane texted a friend “I’m wasted” and “I’mgoingtohave sex now,”…Under the current guidelines recommended by the Office for Civil Rights, schools have considerable leeway in how they structure their investigation and adjudication processes..Three months later, John would find out he’d been expelled.
www.esquire.com By Richard Dorment
Monthly Archives: March 2015
… proposed 2016 budget, includes a “victim/survivor bill of rights” whose language presumes the guilt of anyone accused of “sexual violence.”
www.thecollegefix.com by Greg Piper
The suit accuses the judicial administrator, of leading a “biased and one-sided” investigation that “cherry-picked witness statements” and wrote them down incorrectly….the university repeatedly ignored evidence beneficial to the male and then punished him by withholding his diploma for two years.
www.thecollegefix.com By Matt Lamb
A Boston College graduate accused of sexual assault has filed a lawsuit alleging that the university violated federal anti-discrimination laws and its own policies governing sexual-assault allegations. The student’s family is seeking $3 million in damages and asking for their son’s record to be expunged. The family is also seeking a permanent injunction against the school, ordering it to comply with Title IX, the federal law that mandates gender equity on campus.
www.bostonglobe.com By Laura Krantz
Under the Obama administration, the Office for Civil Rights “has sacrificed the basic safeguards of the lawmaking process,” wrote 16 University of Pennsylvania Law School professors.
dailycaller.com By Eric Owens
Under pressure from the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), colleges are now routinely expelling students who are very likely innocent of sexual harassment or assault…The Education Department’s demands violate the Constitution.
dailycaller.com By Hans Bader
“…it’s just you by yourself – cold, dark and alone,” … “You’re trying to figure out where to go next, and you’re trying to put one foot in front of the other, just trying to go day to day and make it through, and just somehow find the light at the end of the tunnel. And that’s how it went. That was the world that I lived in.”
www.washingtonexaminer.com By Ashe Schow
…students on our nation’s campuses face misconduct charges without meaningful due process protections and fundamentally fair procedures… The Guide informs readers…
www.thefire.org by Harvey Silverglate and Josh Gewolb
Five months after Rolling Stone magazine published a controversial story about the alleged gang rape of a female student at the University of Virginia, the police department in Charlottesville, Va., announced it was unable to corroborate the student’s story.
www.csmonitor.com By Cristina Maza