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Culture of Corruption at the OVW: Victims Shortchanged, Taxpayers Cheated

Culture of Corruption at the OVW: Victims Shortchanged, Taxpayers Cheated SAVE Fraud is a major problem facing domestic violence organizations nationwide. Numerous program directors have been convicted of embezzlement – here is a partial listing: Paulette Wang, former treasurer of Asian Women United in Minnesota, pleaded guilty to embezzling $265,000 from her organization. The former executive [...]

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$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?

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

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 [...]

Punishment Without Evidence on Campus

Punishment Without Evidence on Campus June 6, 2016 This academic year will be remembered for its psychological crack-ups over Halloween costumes (Yale), faculty intimidation of student journalists covering protesters (the University of Missouri) and purges of single-sex social clubs (Harvard). But the dishonor roll isn’t complete without documenting how the Obama Administration is further eroding [...]

By |June 7th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Civil Rights, Dating Violence, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Department of Justice, Due Process, Office for Civil Rights, Victims, Violence|Comments Off on Punishment Without Evidence on Campus

More Professors Subjected to Title IX Investigations

More Professors Subjected to Title IX Investigations Ashe Schow May 17, 2016 This week brought news of two more college professors who faced Title IX investigations for allegedly sexually harassing a student and an executive assistant. Both learned the hard way that due process is no longer allowed on college campuses, even for professors and [...]

By |May 27th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Department of Justice, Discrimination, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on More Professors Subjected to Title IX Investigations

Professors Urge Department of Education to Revise Sexual Assault Guidance

Professors Urge Department of Education to Revise Sexual Assault Guidance Jake New May 17, 2016 Citing an erosion of free speech and due process on college campuses, a group of 21 law professors on Monday released an open letter alleging that the U.S. Department of Education has unlawfully expanded how colleges must define and respond [...]

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Dozens of Families Sue the Feds for Forcing Schools to Let Boy in Girls’ Locker Room

Dozens of Families Sue the Feds for Forcing Schools to Let Boy in Girls' Locker Room College Fix Staff May 4, 2016 Chicago-area families who don’t want their 14- to 17-year-old daughters to undress and shower with a boy staring at their naked bodies filed a lawsuit against the Department of Education and their high [...]

By |May 5th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., DED Sexual Assault Directive, Department of Justice, Discrimination, Sex Education, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on Dozens of Families Sue the Feds for Forcing Schools to Let Boy in Girls’ Locker Room

Justice Department: Any ‘Verbal … Conduct of a Sexual Nature’ that Any Listener Finds ‘Unwelcome’ = ‘Sexual Harassment’ that Universities Must Prevent

Justice Department: Any ‘Verbal … Conduct of a Sexual Nature’ that Any Listener Finds ‘Unwelcome’ = ‘Sexual Harassment’ that Universities Must Prevent Eugene Volokh May 2, 2016 The Justice Department is telling universities that they have the obligation to investigate and prevent even individual instances of: saying “unwelcome” “sexual or dirty jokes” spreading “unwelcome” “sexual [...]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Campus, Civil Rights, Department of Justice, Free Speech, Victims|Comments Off on Justice Department: Any ‘Verbal … Conduct of a Sexual Nature’ that Any Listener Finds ‘Unwelcome’ = ‘Sexual Harassment’ that Universities Must Prevent

Restore Common Sense to Title IX

Restore Common Sense to Title IX April 7, 2016 Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, prohibiting sexual discrimination in programs receiving federal aid, is widely known for promoting women in athletics and faculty hiring. But recent efforts to use Title IX to stem sexual misconduct have produced a side effect: The Law of [...]

By |April 7th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Affirmative Consent, Campus, Civil Rights, Dating Violence, Department of Justice, Research, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Title IX|Comments Off on Restore Common Sense to Title IX