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Due Process Is Making A Comeback For College Students Accused Of Rape

Due Process Is Making A Comeback For College Students Accused Of Rape California Gov. Jerry Brown is the first supporter of Obama-era guidance to urge caution and note the racial disparity in campus tribunals. By Ashe Schow OCTOBER 23, 2017 Many times throughout history societies cast aside the idea of due process, such as during the Salem witch [...]

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‘Willing to Do Everything,’ Mothers Defend Sons Accused of Sexual Assault

‘Willing to Do Everything,’ Mothers Defend Sons Accused of Sexual Assault By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS and CHRISTINA CAPECCHIOCT. 22, 2017 Sherry Warner Seefeld, right, meeting last month in a restaurant in Eagan, Minn., with other mothers of students who had been accused of campus sexual assault. CreditTim Gruber for The New York Times Four women met late last month at [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘Willing to Do Everything,’ Mothers Defend Sons Accused of Sexual Assault

An Unexpected Ally for Betsy DeVos on Campus Sexual Assault

An Unexpected Ally for Betsy DeVos on Campus Sexual Assault Jerry Brown, California's Democratic governor, has vetoed a bill that would’ve codified into law Obama-era guidance on Title IX. A group of demonstrators protest Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as she delivers a policy address on Title IX enforcement.Mike Theiler / Reuters  EMILY YOFFE   CT 19, [...]

By |October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on An Unexpected Ally for Betsy DeVos on Campus Sexual Assault

Judge slaps down college for judging accused student guilty without cross-examination of accuser

Judge slaps down college for judging accused student guilty without cross-examination of accuser GREG PIPER - ASSOCIATE EDITOR •OCTOBER 19, 2017 Applied policy to him that didn’t exist at the time The Obama administration warned colleges against cross-examining students who claim they were victims of sexual misconduct, but judges who hear the lawsuits of accused students [...]

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Judge slaps down college for judging accused student guilty without cross-examination of accuser

Judge slaps down college for judging accused student guilty without cross-examination of accuser GREG PIPER - ASSOCIATE EDITOR •OCTOBER 19, 2017 Applied policy to him that didn’t exist at the time The Obama administration warned colleges against cross-examining students who claim they were victims of sexual misconduct, but judges who hear the lawsuits of accused students [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Judge slaps down college for judging accused student guilty without cross-examination of accuser

Young men’s lives matter, too

Young men’s lives matter, too The punishment of sexual villainy, however appalling, requires fairness, care and due process. Illustration on the growing accusations against men as a group for sexual misconduct by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times more > By Suzanne Fields - - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Everybody despises Harvey. Usually by this time in the public [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Young men’s lives matter, too

Jerry Brown Vetoes Campus Sexual Assault Bill Because It Threatens Due Process

Jerry Brown Vetoes Campus Sexual Assault Bill Because It Threatens Due Process "Depriving any student of higher education opportunities should not be done lightly," says the California governor. Robby Soave|Oct. 16, 2017 3:29 pm  Geodakyan Artyom/ZUMA Press/NewscomToday California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed Senate Bill 169, which would have codified the Obama-era Education Department's guidance for how [...]

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California’s Attempt To Reject Betsy DeVos’s Campus Rape Policies Just Failed

California's Attempt To Reject Betsy DeVos’s Campus Rape Policies Just Failed Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed the bill, which was designed to undercut Betsy DeVos’s Title IX overhaul. Posted on October 16, 2017, at 3:29 p.m. Tyler Kingkade  BuzzFeed News Reporter   Valerie Macon / AFP / Getty Images Gov. Jerry Brown California's governor vetoed a bill overnight [...]

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Critics Slam DeVos for Being Fair

CRITICS SLAM DEVOS FOR BEING FAIR SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 KC JOHNSON Nearly 60 Democratic legislators tweeted criticism of Education Secretary Betsy Devos’ speech, which advocated a fairer approach and more respect for due process in campus Title IX tribunals. The preferred adjectives included“terrible,” “despicable,” “insulting, “perverse,” “appalling,” “disgraceful,” “shameful,” and “dangerous. No congressional Democrat, in any way, praised [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Critics Slam DeVos for Being Fair

The feds will let colleges use higher evidence standard in Title IX cases: report

The feds will let colleges use higher evidence standard in Title IX cases: report GREG PIPER - ASSOCIATE EDITOR •SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 But won’t enforce interim rules like Obama officials did No one was sure exactly what Education Secretary Betsy DeVos* intended to change in Obama administration guidance on Title IX enforcement when she spoke generally in [...]

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