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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

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

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

Oklahoma Wesleyan Joins Lawsuit Challenging 2011 ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter

Oklahoma Wesleyan Joins Lawsuit Challenging 2011 'Dear Colleague' Letter Susan Kruth August 15, 2016 Today, Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) became the first and only institution of higher education to challenge in court a 2011 mandate from the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that colleges and universities adjudicate sexual misconduct allegations using the [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Bills, Campus, Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Training, Victims, Violence|Comments Off on Oklahoma Wesleyan Joins Lawsuit Challenging 2011 ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter

Ex-CU Student Accused of Sex Assault: University Discriminated by Expelling Me

Ex-CU Student Accused of Sex Assault: University Discriminated by Expelling Me August 3, 2016 Michael Roberts A lawsuit has been filed against the University of Colorado Boulder by a male student who was expelled after being accused of sexually assaulting two fellow students — claims that he says are false. According to the complaint, the [...]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Campus, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Due Process, Event, False Allegations, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on Ex-CU Student Accused of Sex Assault: University Discriminated by Expelling Me

American College Campuses Have Become Anti-Due Process

American College Campuses Have Become Anti-Due Process KC Johnson Some politicians and media outlets seem to believe that college and university campuses are beset by a culture that is indifferent to rape and that the procedures for investigating and adjudicating claims of sexual assault are so one-sided as to constitute gender discrimination against female accusers. [...]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Campus, Civil Rights, Dating Violence, Due Process, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on American College Campuses Have Become Anti-Due Process

GOP Platform: Campus Rape is for Police, Not Professors

GOP Platform: Campus Rape is for Police, Not Professors Blake Neff July 13, 2016 The current draft of the GOP platform created in Cleveland includes a provision calling for sexual assault on college campuses to be handled exclusively by police, not campus judicial bodies. Delegates on the platform committee of the Republican National Convention met [...]