At some point, very recently, due process ceased to be a liberal cause celebre and instead became viewed as an impediment to social justice — at least when the accusation is of rape.
www.washingtonexaminer.com By Ashe Schow
DoED, TitleIX, OCR
Articles specific to Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and Title IX
It wants to reject all previous experience of relations between the sexes and substitute a new status for women in our society unknown in any previous society. Universities are now responsible for maintaining the happy situation in which a woman never receives a proposal that offends her because it is unwanted and thus makes her feel vulnerable.
www.hoover.org by Harvey C. Mansfield
Americans have been living through an enormously sensationalized college rape hoax, but as the evidence accumulates it’s becoming clear that the entire thing was just a bunch of media hype and political opportunism.
www.usatoday.com By Glenn Harlan Reynolds
Southern Methodist University violated Title IX when it failed to provide a “prompt and equitable response” to the alleged sexual assault of a male student by another male student in 2012, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday.
www.insidehighered.com By Jake New
There are approximately 12 million female college students in the U.S. (There are about 9 million males.) I asked the lead author of the study, Christopher Krebs, whether the [College Sexual Assault Study] represents the experience of those millions of female students. His answer was unequivocal: “We don’t think one in five is a nationally representative statistic.” It couldn’t be, he said, because his team sampled only two schools.
http://www.thecollegefix.com By Greg Piper
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
…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