UC and other schools, the suit noted, are under pressure by the U.S. Department of Education, which provides funding for public universities, to crack down on sexual assaults on campus but are doing it in a way that is violating the rights of the accused.
www.cincinnati.com By Kimball Perry
Due Process Rights
Articles relating to due process rights for our College boys
…current and former college students describe themselves as victims of false accusations amid a national campaign — led by the White House — to stamp out sexual violence on campuses…some of the accused say the pressure on their schools has led to an unfair tipping of the scales against them.
washingtonpost By Nick Anderson
Yes Means Yes leaves room for a lot of guessing on college conduct boards since it not only raises the benchmark of consent but lowers the standard of proof for determining a student responsible for sexual assault. In one infamous 2013 case at Occidental College, an intoxicated female student accused a male of sexually assaulting her despite having sent a string of text messages that seem to establish consent such as, “do you have a condom” and “I’mgoingtohave sex now”Nevertheless, an Occidental disciplinary board determined the accused guilty by a preponderance of the evidence.
m.utsandiego.com Commentary by UCSD students & Students For Liberty, Danielle Crume, Michael Hatch & Derek Rousseau
“The federal court held that he was entitled to sue the private university under the state’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, and that he could also sue the university, university employees, and the female complainant for defamation (slander), with the court holding that their accusatory statements about him were not legally privileged.
“Interestingly, the court said that he could also sue the female complainant for intentionally interfering with his contractual relations with the school; an important ruling….”