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California Governor Vetoes Due Process Denying SB-169

California Governor Vetoes Due Process Denying SB-169 UCLA Faculty Association Monday, October 16, 2017 Veto Governor Brown is in the midst of feverish signing and vetoing various bills. One bill - SB 169 - would have put into California law the now-revoked federal "guidance" to universities of under Title 9 relating to sexual assault and [...]

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PR: To Reduce Lawsuit Risk, Administrators Need to Implement New OCR Sexual Assault Guidelines

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org To Reduce Lawsuit Risk, Administrators Need to Implement New OCR Sexual Assault Guidelines WASHINGTON / October 11, 2017 – Since the issuance of the federal Dear Colleague Letter in 2011, nearly 200 lawsuits have been filed by accused students alleging lack of due process. (1) Implementation [...]

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PR: In Support of Sexual Assault Survivors, SAVE Calls on College Administrators to Expeditiously Implement New Federal Policy

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org In Support of Sexual Assault Survivors, SAVE Calls on College Administrators to Expeditiously Implement New Federal Policy WASHINGTON / September 25, 2017 – In order to support identified sexual assault victims, SAVE is urging campus administrators to implement the new policy issued by the Department of [...]

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BIG NEWS: DeVos Rescinds Obama-Era Sexual Misconduct Policy

DeVos Rescinds Obama-Era Sexual Misconduct Policy And Implements New Interim Guide Rob Shimshock 09/22/2017 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rescinded an Obama-era sexual misconduct policy Thursday, and implemented new interim guidelines for how campuses can handle sexual misconduct. The Department of Education revoked policies that it previously criticized for denying accused students their due process rights, [...]

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PR: SAVE Calls on California Lawmakers to Postpone Consideration of SB-169

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Rasmussen Poll Shows Most Americans Support DeVos Statement: SAVE Calls on California Lawmakers to Postpone Consideration of SB-169 WASHINGTON / September 20, 2017 – A new Rasmussen poll has found that 73% of Americans agree with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s statement that “Every survivor of sexual [...]

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73% of Americans Support Replacing Campus Sexual Assault Policy

73% of American Adults Agree with DeVos’s Statement About Replacing Campus Sexual Assault Policy (Excerpt) Rasmussen September 13, 2017 During a speech at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School last week about sexual assault on campus, education Secretary Betsy DeVos stated, "Every survivor of sexual misconduct must be taken seriously. Every student accused of [...]

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Leading Editorial Boards Endorse Reforms of Campus Sex Policies

Leading Editorial Boards Endorse Reforms of Campus Sex Policies SAVE September 13, 2017 (subsequently updated) Editorial boards of numerous newspapers and media outlets have recently endorsed the need to reform flawed campus sexual assault policies. These statements are excerpted here: Wall Street Journal: The DeVos Guidance Speech – Sept. 7: “The result, unsurprisingly, has been [...]

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PR: New York Times: Time to End the Campus Witch Hunt

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org New York Times: Time to End the Campus Witch Hunt WASHINGTON / September 11, 2017 – The New York Times has published a strongly worded editorial labeling the current campus sexual assault system a “witch hunt” that embodies numerous “travesties of justice.” Written by Pulitzer prize [...]

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TELECONFERENCE: Dear Colleague Letter on Sexual Violence: Past, Present, and Future

ANNOUNCEMENT Dear Colleague Letter on Sexual Violence: Past, Present, and Future On Thursday, Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered a major speech on Title IX Enforcement at George Mason University Law School:  https://www.ed.gov/news/speeches/secretary-devos-prepared-remarks-title-ix-enforcement In follow-up, SAVE will be hosting a teleconference Friday, September 8, 4:00-5:00 pm Eastern time. The title of the teleconference will [...]

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PR: Harvard Law Professors Call for Sweeping Changes to Campus Sex Tribunals

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Harvard Law Professors Call for Sweeping Changes to Campus Sex Tribunals WASHINGTON / September 5, 2017 – Four Harvard Law School professors have issued a statement sharply critical of Department of Education policies on campus sexual assault. “While the Administration’s goals were to provide better protections [...]

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