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
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.
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
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
‘…we’re operating in this void where anybody can say anything about how much sexual assault and misconduct occurs on campus, and there’ll be no check on those assertions and allegations.’
www.mindingthecampus.com Manhattan Institute’s panel discussion
…what made such a staunch feminist advocate think twice about the current climate revolving around sexual assault on college campuses?
www.washingtonexaminer.com By Ashe Schow
The cultivation of the new crime of “sex without consent” completes the state’s intervention into private life. It effectively makes the authorities into the arbiters of sex itself, the judges of when sex is okay and when it isn’t, of whether a particular drunken romp is acceptable or rape.
reason.com By Brendan O’Neill
Nungesser was exonerated in a process with far fewer protections for the accused than a criminal trial. Yet he has been widely treated as a rapist in the media… The story is also a reminder that rape cases should be handled by police and courts, not universities –
www.newsday.com By Cathy Young
…men accused of date rape are increasingly using text messages, and other social media communications…to defend themselves by showing that their accusers sent messages which were friendly, flirtatious, and possibly even flagrantly sexual…
www.prlog.org By JOHN F. BANZHAF III, B.S.E.E., J.D., Sc.D.
Jane said yes. But, a week after the incident, Jane filed a complaint against John. John was expelled…This empowers the female partner to charge her male partner with rape if, after the encounter, she wishes she hadn’t done it — So what we’ve come around to is a 21st century, legalistic, feminist view that a man must always be expected to behave like a Victorian gentleman, while the woman can behave exactly as she pleases, and destroy his college career by a mere accusation.
www.theamericanconservative.com By Rod Dreher
False rape accusations exist…Ultimately, the grand jury cleared the man, concluding that while both parties were drunk, the woman was not incapacitated—she walked away unassisted and bought a burrito moments after the encounter—and was a willing participant.
www.slate.com By Cathy Young