Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared by a school panel that considered whether he violated the student conduct code in relation to allegations that he sexually assaulted another student two years ago.
Consent, Drinking, & Sex
If you hooked up, and she regrets it you lose. It’s about money and not your presumption of innocence. Get a lawyer fast.
“Only in an Orwellian world would students be smeared as sex offenders for violating a policy that didn’t even exist,” notes SAVE spokesperson Sheryle Hutter…affirmative consent is a controversial, possibly unconstitutional policy, and most colleges had not implemented the policy when AAU fielded the survey in April 2015.
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A University of Cincinnati football player accused of sexual assault is suing the university and two administrators, saying the disciplinary process that led to his suspension is unconstitutional and unfair.
cincinnati.com By Kevin Grasha
Amherst plays down damning text messages by rape accuser, responding to ‘blacked out’ student’s suit
Amherst’s defense is largely that its investigative and adjudicative processes worked, and that Doe’s attempt to introduce new evidence – damning text messages by Jones – fell outside of his seven-day appeal period.
thecollegefix.com By Matt Lamb
Advice to student activists: If you’re going to accuse an entire organization of “raping girls,” you’d better have a shred of evidence to back it up or you could get sued for libel.
Something is making many young women and more than a few young men unhappy…Although it would seem obvious to warn students about the dangers of excessive drinking, political correctness forbids it…Some of the most famous campus rape stories have turned out, upon closer examination, to be murky…Dozens of male students have also begun to sue universities, claiming violations of due process, or sometimes that they were victims of sex discrimination.
thefederalist.com By Mona Charen
…an accusation almost ensures a finding of guilt and an expulsion. And the evidence used to justify the expulsion is becoming flimsier and flimsier…Students, especially male students, need to stop viewing sex merely as pleasure or as an expression of affection or love, and begin seeing it as a potentially life-ruining moment.
www.washingtonexaminer.com By Ashe Schow
…at the heart of the department’s 42-page letter outlining its findings is an illustration of just how difficult it can be for colleges to comply with the beefed-up interpretation of the federal gender-equity law known as Title IX.
chronicle.com By Andy Thomason
To combat wrongful accusations of sexual assault on college campuses, a pro-due process group is distributing flyers meant to prepare young men for potential expulsion.
washingtonexaminer By Ashe Schow