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Title IX is ‘bureaucratic sex creep’ gone wild: Glenn Reynolds

By Glenn Harlan Reynolds If you want to see how the federal bureaucracy can mess things up, and create huge new areas of overburdening regulation, just look at what it has done with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX simply reads: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|Accountability, False Allegations, Title IX|Comments Off on Title IX is ‘bureaucratic sex creep’ gone wild: Glenn Reynolds

Ducey’s Faith Office Assails ‘Start by Believing’ Advocacy Program for Rape Victims

By Ray Stern A popular, nationwide program that encourages police and others to treat rape victims with more sensitivity is under fire from the Arizona Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family. In a recent letter to elected prosecutors around the state, Youth, Faith and Family director Debbie Moak admonishes Arizona law-enforcement authorities to rethink their [...]

By |December 15th, 2016|Accountability, Sexual Assault, Victim-Centered Investigations, Wrongful Convictions|Comments Off on Ducey’s Faith Office Assails ‘Start by Believing’ Advocacy Program for Rape Victims

Will President Trump Fire the College Sex Police? Q and A with Attorney Andrew Miltenberg

By Robby Soave The bizarre manner in which sexual assault disputes are investigated on college campuses could be overhauled now that Donald Trump has been elected president instead of Hillary Clinton. Indeed, many victims' advocates are concerned that Trump's Education Department will roll back the Office for Civil Rights' enforcement of Title IX, which is [...]

By |December 9th, 2016|Accountability, False Allegations, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault, Title IX|Comments Off on Will President Trump Fire the College Sex Police? Q and A with Attorney Andrew Miltenberg

E-lert: SAVE the Day: The Wittiest of Twitter

E-lert: SAVE the Day: The Wittiest of Twitter If you're looking for interesting social media to liven up your life -- look no further. SAVE has an active Twitter page, handle @SAVEservicesorg, where we tweet daily about news of interest, upcoming events, new reports, and more. Our Twitter page can be found here: https://twitter.com/SAVEservicesorg Please [...]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Civil Rights, Dating Violence, Due Process, E-lert|Comments Off on E-lert: SAVE the Day: The Wittiest of Twitter

E-lert: New SAVE Report: 18 Injustices

E-lert: New SAVE Report: 18 Injustices Last week, SAVE issued a new report on the recent spate of lawsuits against universities, and calls on college administrators to stop the use of so-called "victim-centered" investigations to probe allegations of campus sexual assault. The new report, called "Victim-Centered Investigations: New Liability Risk for Colleges and Universities," analyzes [...]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Civil Rights, Dating Violence, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Due Process, E-lert, Victim-Centered Investigations|Comments Off on E-lert: New SAVE Report: 18 Injustices

E-lert: HRW Negates Rights of Accused Persons

E-lert: HRW Negates Rights of Accused Persons Human Rights Watch (HRW) has issued a report encouraging victim-centered investigations: https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/improvingSAInvest_0.pdf Even though the organization has pushed for fair trials in third world countries, the HRW instead has endorsed an approach of "start by believing" for crimes at home in the U.S. Email HRW here: https://www.hrw.org/contact-our-office-new-york and [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Accountability, Due Process, E-lert, Victims|Comments Off on E-lert: HRW Negates Rights of Accused Persons

E-lert: Do You Want to Be a SAVE State Rep?

E-lert: Do You Want to Be a SAVE State Rep? There are only two months until 2017! That means 2017 state legislatures are coming soon to a state capitol near you. SAVE is looking for state representatives to help get CEFTA introduced in every state in 2017. You can find SAVE's draft bill here: http://www.saveservices.org/sexual-assault/cefta/ [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Bills, CEFTA, Due Process, E-lert|Comments Off on E-lert: Do You Want to Be a SAVE State Rep?

Columbia threatens to punish students who take notes during sexual-misconduct proceedings

By Peter Maxwell - Lynn University Officials want ‘the ultimate discretion without having to answer for it’ Columbia University is making it harder for students to hold it accountable for how the Ivy League school runs “gender-based misconduct” proceedings. It has previously banned students from bringing a recording device into the proceedings, and now Columbia [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Accountability, Campus, Due Process, Sexual Assault, Title IX|Comments Off on Columbia threatens to punish students who take notes during sexual-misconduct proceedings

$9.4 Million to Bias Justice?

$9.4 Million to Bias Justice? SAVE U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced last week that the Justice Department (DOJ) would award a total of nine grants worth $9.4 million to national and local groups to implement “the department’s Guidance on Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.” [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Dating Violence, Department of Justice, Discrimination, Domestic Violence|Comments Off on $9.4 Million to Bias Justice?

PR: Expert Panel Calls on Lawmakers to Bring an End to Campus ‘Kangaroo Court’ Investigations

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: glauterio@saveservices.org Expert Panel Calls on Lawmakers to Bring an End to Campus ‘Kangaroo Court’ Investigations WASHINGTON / October 11, 2016 – Warning “victim-centered” investigations are “inconsistent with basic notions of fairness and justice,” an Expert Panel has issued a report calling on lawmakers to end such approaches [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|Accountability, Civil Rights, Department of Justice, Discrimination, Law Enforcement, Office for Civil Rights, Press Release, Research, Training, Victims|Comments Off on PR: Expert Panel Calls on Lawmakers to Bring an End to Campus ‘Kangaroo Court’ Investigations