“As we do with most cases, we have issues come up, that are going to be brought up at trial, those are discussed with the victim. Explanations are given”private things” are often raised at trial”… “The victim has requested that the matter be dismissed and public interest factors do not exist to warrant overriding that request.”.. Reading between the lines SOS surmises that the alleged ‘victim’ made a false accusation.
newsregister.com By Paul Daquilante
Positive legislation, Charges Dropped Against Males, Girls Charged for Making False Accusations
During an investigation by the Bloomington Police Department, she[Erica Kingsbury]admitted that the original version of report involving an unknown male forcing his way in at gunpoint and sexually assaulting her was inaccurate.
The male student denied abusing the female student; a police investigation resulted in no criminal charges. But after a university disciplinary hearing, the male student was suspended for seven months. He complained to the school — and later to the Department of Education — that A&M’s system for investigating allegations of sexual violence was “flawed” and that he was penalized based on “lies.”.. the federal agency asked A&M to respond to allegations that it showed bias against men during its disciplinary proceedings.
“Colleges and universities are institutions of higher education. They are not investigatory bodies, law enforcement professionals, nor are they a part of the judicial system established and guaranteed by our Constitution…The suggestion that university deans and professors are somehow better equipped to end sexual assault than law enforcement, judges, and juries is bizarre to say the least.”
washingtonexaminer.com By Ashe Schow
Opening the Curtain on a Post-Modern Tragedy: One of the more prominent and most salacious performances of campus-related sexual assault has recently emerged from the Title IX shadows into the courtroom and the court of public opinion, and it contains many of the elements common to false and malicious allegations, compounded by issues of power-imbalance, family interventions, therapeutic conditioning and pecuniary interests, and made more complex by a campus hearing process influenced and reversed by victim advocacy protest, media attention and the unrelenting pressure of ever-more stringent government mandates.
On Tuesday, the university reversed its finding of sexual misconduct and harassment, lifting the campus ban it had imposed on Lonsdale…Stanford cited “new evidence” in clearing Lonsdale. When I asked what this new evidence was, a spokeswoman pointed me to my own article… (posted here last Feb. at helpsaveoursons.com)
nytimes.com By Emily Bazelon
The Athens County Prosecutor’s Office issued a news release Wednesday stating that its investigation into an allegation by a female student that several male students raped her on Aug. 27 has been officially closed with no charges being filed.
athensmessenger.com By Joe Higgins
A female Bridgewater State University student who made up allegations that she was sexually assaulted on campus earlier this week could face expulsion or suspension, according to the school’s Student Code of Conduct.
tauntongazette.com By Benjamin Paulin
A Syrian national who was suspended from Penn State…for campus sexual-assault allegations can now return to class, a federal judge has ruled, nullifying the risk of his deportation. The ruling comes in the student’s lawsuit against Penn State, in which he alleged the investigation violated his due process rights. U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann of the Middle District of Pennsylvania said in his order that if the student’s academic career were interrupted, he would be sent back to Syria “where he will face the potential for serious bodily harm and related injuries.”
thelegalintelligencer.com By P.J. D’Annunzio
Student found not responsible for ‘kissing and/or attempting to kiss,” is bullied and apologizes for writing about his “incredibly depressing and really devastating” Title IX hearing, which LETS BE CLEAR, found him ‘not responsible.’
themaneater.com By Emily Gallion