In February of this year, a male student was cleared of all charges after a trial by jury. But University of Alaska Fairbanks is holding on to his degree over the unresolved campus Title IX investigation related to the now-debunked rape claim…Title IX coordinator Mae Marsh is quoted as saying that the “alleged perp graduates in three weeks, we need to get the administrative investigation concluded so we can make a preponderance call and expel prior to graduation.”
thecollegefix.com By Jennifer Kabbany
Court Rulings & Settlements
New information has emerged leading many to believe as many as 13 teenage girls lied to put him in jail under false pretenses…
- ‘Tyler needs to be taught a lesson’
- ‘We should sacrifice him to Satan’
- ‘I’m down, I already know this is going to be so much fun!’
We now believe, based on court hearings and news reports Tyler is most likely innocent of all charges.
A seven woman Norfolk jury unanimously returned a verdict for Virginia Wesleyan College in the Jane Doe trial. The jury correctly rejected Ms. Doe’s claim that Wesleyan College failed to take reasonable and adequate steps for the safety of its students. Attorneys for the university insinuated the [alleged] victim was lying so she can get $10 million dollars. wtkr.com
Since I was completely innocent, what did I have to fear? I assumed the police would conduct an unbiased investigation of the matter. That was before I heard about “victim-centered” investigations. By Victor Zheng dailycaller.com
A former Xavier women’s basketball coach accused by a player of giving her alcohol and touching her inappropriately was acquitted…Judge Ann Ruttle questioned whether the player’s accusations rose to the level of sexual abuse
cincinnati.com By Kevin Grasha
The Harvard law professor emeritus, got a couple lawyers who accused him of sexually assaulting their client to grovel before him in court and admit they made a “mistake.”..How? He sued them for defamation,
thecollegefix.com By Greg Piper
Since OCR issued its April 4, 2011, “Dear Colleague” letter, more than 90 students have brought lawsuits alleging they were denied a fair hearing in campus sexual assault proceedings…While the atmosphere for these plaintiffs is still uncertain, the landscape has begun to change for the better.
thefire.org By Samantha Harris
USC. Student Suspended for Rape Because He Didn’t Stop Friends from Slapping Girl’s Butt : Judge rules against USC says due process violated
Jane said her sexual activity with Doe was consensual. The university then made the paternalistic and indefensible decision to override her opinion on the matter and described their sex as rape anyway.
reason.com By Robby Soave
Like Harvard, Brandeis appears to have substantially impaired, if not eliminated, an accused student’s right to a fair and impartial process. If a college student is to be marked for life as a sexual predator, it is reasonable to require that he be provided a fair opportunity to defend himself. Judge Saylor concludes that the procedure employed by Brandeis to railroad its student was deficient in almost every respect…Scream “believe the victim” all you want, but the law requires that colleges, whether public because of the Constitution, or private because of the requirement of good faith, provide all their students with the protections of due process, particularly given the seriousness of an accusation of sexual misconduct.
blog.simplejustice.us Scott H. Greenfield
Judge Sides with Gay Brandeis Student Guilty of ‘Serious Sexual Transgression’ for Kissing Sleeping Boyfriend
A judge rebuked Brandeis University for denying fundamental due process rights to a student who was found guilty because he had awakened his then-boyfriend with nonconsensual kisses. The process that Brandeis employed to investigate the matter was “essentially secret and inquisitorial,”…This is a significant victory for advocates of due process in campus sexual misconduct investigations. It’s also an implicit skewering of affirmative consent as official policy.
reason.com By Robby Soave