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Nebraska must address gender bias

By Chris Johnson The writer, a family law attorney in Hastings, is a past chair of the family law section of the Nebraska State Bar Association. The Nebraska legal system suffers from widespread gender bias against men. While gender bias against fathers in family law cases is well documented, anti-male bias in other areas is [...]

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Lawsuit Alleges Bias in University Sexual Assault Investigation

By Josh Girsky This post has been updated with a comment from the Senior Director of Media Relations Already in the midst of five open Title IX investigations, Cornell is now facing a lawsuit alleging that the University’s Title IX coordinator, Sarah Affel, neglected to investigate a complaint by a student who was involved in [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Discrimination, False Allegations, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Lawsuit Alleges Bias in University Sexual Assault Investigation

Domestic violence display reinforces silence for male victims

By Jordan Smith While signs, pictures and pamphlets won’t make anyone say, “Oh my!” around the I.D. Weeks Library, the “Silent Witnesses” exhibit currently surrounding the central stairway has a unique power. The Silent Witness Initiative is an organization seeking to honor those who have lost their lives to domestic violence and promote awareness by [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Discrimination, Domestic Violence, Violence|Comments Off on Domestic violence display reinforces silence for male victims

$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

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

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

By |July 1st, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Action Alert, Dating Violence, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Discrimination, Event, Free Speech, Media, Office for Civil Rights|Comments Off on Rights Group Petitions Senate Over Campus Sexual Assault

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