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PR: States Get ‘Green Light’ to Reassert Control Over Higher Education Policies

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Stephen Coleman Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: scoleman@saveservices.org States Get ‘Green Light’ to Reassert Control Over Higher Education Policies WASHINGTON / May 1, 2017 – A recent White House Executive Order instructs the Department of Education to implement sweeping changes in order to “protect and preserve State and local control” over the “administration and [...]

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PR: Mending a Flawed System: SAVE Announces Teleconference on ‘Campus Sexual Assault’

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Stephen Coleman Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: scoleman@saveservices.org Mending a Flawed System: SAVE Announces Teleconference on ‘Campus Sexual Assault: Reforming the Campus Adjudication System’ – Friday, April 28, 1:00pm ET WASHINGTON / April 24, 2017 – Following the recent release of three independent reports calling for widescale reforms how colleges should handle sexual assault [...]

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PR: Campus Rape Tribunals are Shortchanging Victims: SAVE Urges Lawmakers to ‘Do Better’ Than SB.169

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Campus Rape Tribunals are Shortchanging Victims: SAVE Urges Lawmakers to ‘Do Better’ Than SB.169 WASHINGTON / April 18, 2017 – In 2011 the federal Office for Civil Rights issued a directive that served to minimize the role of law enforcement in campus sexual assault cases. Following [...]

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SB-169: No Solution, Just Bigger Problems

SB-169: No Solution, Just Bigger Problems Robert Oscar Lopez The current bill being considered by the California State Senate, SB-169, will not solve problems, but will create more. The “Dear Colleague” letter that this bill upholds originated in the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR), to combat discrimination of all kinds, not just sexual [...]

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PR: SAVE Urges Massachusetts Lawmakers to End Campus Rape Tribunals

PRESS RELEASE   Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org   SAVE Urges Massachusetts Lawmakers to End Campus Rape Tribunals   WASHINGTON / April 10, 2017 – The current system of campus-based adjudications for sexual assault has turned out to be inefficient, unfair, and in some cases harmful, according to a report released by the [...]

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PR: Six-Year Experiment in Campus Sex Jurisprudence Found to Be a Failure: Report

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org   Six-Year Experiment in Campus Sex Jurisprudence Found to Be a Failure: Report WASHINGTON / April 4, 2017 – The current system of campus-based adjudications for sexual assault has turned out to be inefficient, unfair, and in some cases harmful, according to a report released today [...]

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PR: Milestone ACTL Report Recasts Sex Assault Debate; SAVE Calls for End to Campus Kangaroo Courts

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Milestone ACTL Report Recasts Sex Assault Debate; SAVE Calls for End to Campus Kangaroo Courts WASHINGTON / March 27, 2017 – The American College of Trial Lawyers has issued a watershed White Paper that highlights how the current system of campus rape tribunals shortchanges both victims [...]

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PR: Sacred Heart Case Shows That Law Enforcement Involvement is Essential in Campus Sexual Assault Cases

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Christopher Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org   Sacred Heart Case Shows That Law Enforcement Involvement is Essential in Campus Sexual Assault Cases   WASHINGTON / March 7, 2017 – Bridgeport (CT) Police have arrested a woman from Sacred Heart University for filing a false police report alleging that she was sexually assaulted.  [...]

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PR: Repeated UConn Complaints Reveal Campus Tribunals Are Shortchanging Rape Victims

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Christopher Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Repeated UConn Complaints Reveal Campus Tribunals Are Shortchanging Rape Victims WASHINGTON / March 1, 2017 – Since 2013, the University of Connecticut has faced multiple investigations by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The investigations followed complaints that the university violated victims’ rights by [...]

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PR: Following Reports of Continued Abuses, SAVE Proposes Stronger Campus Sexual Assault Legislation

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Jonathon Andrews Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: jandrews@saveservices.org Following Reports of Continued Abuses, SAVE Proposes Stronger Campus Sexual Assault Legislation WASHINGTON / February 27, 2017 – In the wake of ongoing reports of campus proceedings that shortchange sexual assault victims and the accused, SAVE is releasing a stronger version of its Campus Equality, Fairness, [...]

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