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ABA Task Force Broadens Effort to Achieve Fairness in Campus Sex Cases

ABA Task Force Broadens Effort to Achieve Fairness in Campus Sex Cases SAVE An American Bar Association (ABA) Task Force has concluded that colleges and universities should use a more balanced and objective approach in campus sexual assault cases.  Schools must “fully and fairly investigate both sides of the story and then provide an impartial [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Campus, Due Process, Sexual Assault, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ABA Task Force Broadens Effort to Achieve Fairness in Campus Sex Cases

PR: As Campus Unrest Spreads, Legislators Seek to Restore Free Speech and Due Process

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Stephen Coleman Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: scoleman@saveservices.org As Campus Unrest Spreads, Legislators Seek to Restore Free Speech and Due Process WASHINGTON / June 5, 2017 – In the wake of widening campus protests that have sometimes turned violent, legislators in numerous states are taking steps to assure free speech and due process. These [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Due Process, Free Speech|Comments Off on PR: As Campus Unrest Spreads, Legislators Seek to Restore Free Speech and Due Process

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.  [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|Campus, CEFTA, Due Process, False Allegations, Law Enforcement, Sexual Assault, Victim-Centered Investigations|Comments Off on PR: Sacred Heart Case Shows That Law Enforcement Involvement is Essential in Campus Sexual Assault Cases

#DearBetsy: Kangaroo courts won’t solve campus sexual assault problem

By Dante Ramos Dear Betsy: Even students who’ve been accused of sexual assault deserve the chance to defend themselves. Betsy DeVos is President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education. This past week, groups such as End Rape on Campus launched a #DearBetsy social-media campaign urging DeVos to continue the Obama administration’s policies, under which [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|Campus, Due Process, Wrongful Convictions|Comments Off on #DearBetsy: Kangaroo courts won’t solve campus sexual assault problem

Unfairness in the Minnesota Football Rape Case

By KC Johnson We don’t normally think of college athletes as prominent defenders of due process. Yet perhaps the highest-profile protest against the post-Dear Colleague letter demise of campus due process came last week at the University of Minnesota. Its emergence, the reaction to it, and its quick collapse speaks volumes about the relationship between [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Due Process, False Allegations, Media, Sexual Assault, Title IX|Comments Off on Unfairness in the Minnesota Football Rape Case

Judge: Accused students have right to cross-examination

By Ashe Schow An Ohio judge has ruled that a student accused of campus sexual assault potentially had his due-process rights violated when he was denied the ability to cross-examine his accuser. John Doe, as he’s identified in court records, and his attorneys filed a preliminary injunction against the school in order to halt his [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|Due Process, False Allegations, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Judge: Accused students have right to cross-examination

Major Police Report Recommends Anonymity for Rape Suspects

By Kieran Corcoran A major report commissioned by the UK’s most important police force has recommended that rape suspects be made anonymous by law. Sir Richard Henriques, a former High Court Judge, said that laws should be passed to give the accused the right to anonymity until they are arrested. It was part of a [...]

By |November 10th, 2016|Due Process|Comments Off on Major Police Report Recommends Anonymity for Rape Suspects

Washington state senator stands up for student due process

By Ashe Schow Due process is under attack on college campuses across the country. University administrators, under intense pressure from the Obama administration and activists, include some semblance of due process when a student is accused of a serious crime, but it typically isn't effective. Washington State University is a prime example of a school [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Due Process|Comments Off on Washington state senator stands up for student due process

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