How does an Amherst girl get an Amherst guy kicked out of college when she consented to sex and texted her friends about it? KC Johnson talks about college sexual assault and the lack of due process rights for the accused on ‘The Kelly File’
legalinsurrection.com Posted by Amy Miller
Title IX Lawsuits
Falsely accused are fighting back with Title IX and other lawsuits. Some wins, some losses.
(OCR’s) April 4, 2011 “Dear Colleague” letter (DCL) violated federal law because it did not go through the requisite “notice and comment” process and is thus invalid…we agree with UMass that the directives in the DCL are not binding on institutions as a matter of law.
www.thefire.org By Joseph Cohn
Jones: “Ohmygod, I jus[sic] did something so [expletive] stupid.” Counselor: “What did you do?” Jones responded that she had sex with Doe. Then she expressed concern that her roommate would find out…The counselor’s recommendation was to blame Doe for the encounter.
A San Diego State University student who was arrested but not prosecuted for sexual misconduct with a female student in December has filed a claim against the school for “emotional distress and damage to his reputation.”… charges were dropped after he presented the district attorney’s office with texts and photos in his defense, but he remains suspended from school.
www.utsandiego.com By Gary Warth
Nungesser is suing Columbia, university president Lee Bollinger, and Sulkowicz’s thesis supervisor for allowing him to be subjected to “gender-based harassment” which severely damaged his educational experience and future prospects, even though a campus panel found him not culpable on the sexual assault charge.
reason.com By Cathy Young
Three recently filed lawsuits show the other side of the “rape crisis,” how the media glosses over ambiguity to advance an agenda, creating heroes out of potential liars and villains out of the possibly innocent.
www.nationalreview.com by David French
Understand the statutory time limits for filing a defamation lawsuit in your state… If time is running out, look into filing a ‘Tolling’ (holding) order as you work to clear your name of being falsely accused.
‘Columbia University’s effective sponsorship of the gender-based harassment and defamation of Paul resulted in an intimidating, hostile, demeaning … learning and living environment,’ the lawsuit said.
A former Washington and Lee University student who claims that he was expelled on the basis of false rape charges has made changes to his lawsuit against the school.
www.roanoke.com By Laurence Hammack