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E-lert: Important New Dept. of Education Case Summary

E-lert: Important New Dept. of Education Case Summary About one month ago, the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) made a landmark finding: for the first time ever, OCR concluded that a college had violated the Title IX rights of a student accused of sexual assault. SAVE has compiled a summary of the [...]

By |November 16th, 2016|Accusing U., Campus, Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, E-lert, Office for Civil Rights, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Special Report, Title IX|Comments Off on E-lert: Important New Dept. of Education Case Summary

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: 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?

$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?

E-lert: We Need to Hear from YOU!

E-lert: We Need to Hear from YOU! SAVE is starting a new project: collecting stories from people like you about why you support our draft bill, CEFTA, and/or why you oppose CASA. We want to hear your stories, your voice, your opinions. You can find SAVE's draft bill here: http://www.saveservices.org/sexual-assault/cefta/ And you can find more [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Campus Accountability and Safety Act, CEFTA, E-lert|Comments Off on E-lert: We Need to Hear from YOU!

E-lert: Alma Mater Matters — Contact Your School Today!

E-lert: Alma Mater Matters -- Contact Your School Today! A new trend called "victim-centered investigations" is troubling us at SAVE. The gist of the new investigatory approach is to start from believing the complainant and to continue the investigation from the complainant's perspective--thus ending the police's role as neutral fact-finder: http://www.saveservices.org/sexual-assault/investigations/ Colleges are starting to [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Due Process, E-lert, False Allegations, Law Enforcement, Sex Education, Sex Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Training, Victims|Comments Off on E-lert: Alma Mater Matters — Contact Your School Today!

E-lert: What Is the Red Zone?

E-lert: What Is the Red Zone? It is now football season, but the 'red zone' we're talking about doesn't have to deal with an end zone. Instead, the time between when schools start up and Thanksgiving is known as the 'red zone' because that is when the most campus sexual assaults are reported. Help us [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accusing U., Bills, Campus Accountability and Safety Act, CEFTA, Dating Violence, E-lert, Sex Education, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on E-lert: What Is the Red Zone?

Stop Calling Nate Parker a Rapist

Stop Calling Nate Parker a Rapist Cathy Young August 23, 2016 The much-anticipated October opening of “The Birth of a Nation,” the story of Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion, is now clouded by past rape allegations against director, writer and star Nate Parker. Already, critics are lined up against the film. In a New York [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Affirmative Consent, Bills, Civil Rights, Dating Violence, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on Stop Calling Nate Parker a Rapist

Title IX and College Rape: A Series of Injustice, Part 2

Title IX and College Rape: A Series of Injustice, Part 2 Jessica Denis August 24, 2016 The number of victims on campus continues to rise as not much is done about it. There is a pool of knowledge around the topic of Title IX and campus rape, but no one is really providing any action. [...]

By |August 25th, 2016|Accusing U., Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Feminism, Office for Civil Rights, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Training, Victims|Comments Off on Title IX and College Rape: A Series of Injustice, Part 2