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PR: Universities Face Major Changes in Title IX Landscape as Administrators Prepare for Fall Semester

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Christopher Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Universities Face Major Changes in Title IX Landscape as Administrators Prepare for Fall Semester WASHINGTON / August 14, 2017 – Last week the University of Georgia Board of Regents approved wide-ranging changes in the sexual assault policies at the campuses it oversees. The revisions were designed [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Why Title IX Has Failed Everyone on Campus Rape

Why Title IX Has Failed Everyone on Campus Rape Diana Moskovitz July 7, 2016 It registers less as news and more as routine when another Title IX lawsuit arises against a college or university for failing to meet its obligations to address sexual violence. The same is true when the claims made in these suits [...]

Rights Group Petitions Senate Over Campus Sexual Assault

Rights Group Petitions Senate Over Campus Sexual Assault Ashe Schow June 30, 2016 Students accused of campus sexual assault deserve a meaningful chance to defend themselves, which is why a due process rights group is petitioning members of the Senate over federal directives surrounding the issue. Stop Abusive and Violent Environments has created a petition [...]

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Rights Group Proposes Bill to Properly Handle Campus Sexual Assault

Rights Group Proposes Bill to Properly Handle Campus Sexual Assault Ashe Schow June 28, 2016 In anticipation for reauthorizing the Higher Education Act of 1965, a group dedicated to student rights has offered up model legislation that would make campus sexual assault investigations fairer. The group, called Stop Abusive and Violent Environments, released the model [...]

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The Hickey Police: Petition Asks Lawmakers to ‘Rein In’ Agency that Micromanages Campus Sex

The Hickey Police: Petition Asks Lawmakers to 'Rein In' Agency that Micromanages Campus Sex Greg Piper June 28, 2016 Give your girlfriend a hickey, get expelled. The fact that this outlandish scenario is the subject of a federal lawsuit shows what’s wrong with the federal Office for Civil Rights (OCR), according to a new petition [...]

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