…students on our nation’s campuses face misconduct charges without meaningful due process protections and fundamentally fair procedures… The Guide informs readers…
www.thefire.org by Harvey Silverglate and Josh Gewolb
Positive legislation, Charges Dropped Against Males, Girls Charged for Making False Accusations
Cathy Young and guests speak about the media misrepresenting facts.
Susan Kaplan @19:30 Bias in Title IX tribunals
Hans Bader @30:45 OCR forces colleges to punish innocent students
Cynthia Garrett @38:00 ‘Compliance or cash’/fighting to end gender discrimination
Joshua Strange @ 44:50 His horrific ordeal of being falsely accused at Auburn University
“Our client’s integrity is intact, his transcript is clean and he will now be able to move on with his life without Jane Doe’s false allegations holding him back,” said Kimberly Lau
www.coloradodaily.com By Sarah Kuta
Amherst College reached a confidential settlement with the school after officials held up his diploma a week before graduation over an old, unfounded allegation of rape.
www.masslive By Stephanie Barry
An autistic student, previously expelled from his college for mistakenly hugging a stranger, has been reinstated.
I’ve previously warned that absurdly vague definitions of consent causing young men to rethink even kissing a woman for fear of being accused of sexual assault, and Ferguson’s story illustrates that the fear is not unfounded.
www.washingtonexaminer.com By Ashe Schow
Winston’s attorneys have maintained for months that their client was falsely accused and that the sexual encounter that night was consensual.
www.usatoday.com By Rachel Axon
A student at Keene State College reported she was sexually assaulted, but now police say it was all made up.
Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania has settled a lawsuit brought by a student accused of sexual assault, admitting the school acted unfairly in charging the student…His case should serve as a reminder for other colleges that if they treat accused students as guilty until proven innocent and deny them due process in kangaroo courts, they will be sued.
washingtonexaminer.com By Ashe Schow
One thing that’s helped shift the conversation toward treating men as allies, rather than potential rapists, is research indicating that most college men don’t commit sexual assault….
“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….”