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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 [...]

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Title IX is ‘bureaucratic sex creep’ gone wild: Glenn Reynolds

By Glenn Harlan Reynolds If you want to see how the federal bureaucracy can mess things up, and create huge new areas of overburdening regulation, just look at what it has done with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX simply reads: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|Accountability, False Allegations, Title IX|Comments Off on Title IX is ‘bureaucratic sex creep’ gone wild: Glenn Reynolds

UMN football players boycott football until teammates suspended over unproven rape claim reinstated

By Jennifer Kabbany Ten University of Minnesota football players were recently suspended over a sexual assault claim against them — despite the fact that a police investigation ended with no criminal charges. Now their teammates are coming to their defense by boycotting practice — and possibly even their upcoming Holiday Bowl game slated for Dec. [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Campus, False Allegations, Innocence, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault, Title IX|Comments Off on UMN football players boycott football until teammates suspended over unproven rape claim reinstated

Compulsive liar jailed after 11 false rape claims in decade

By Andrew Hough Elizabeth Jones, 22, admitted she lied about the latest rape allegation because she “did not like” the man she accused of attacking her, Southampton Crown Court was told. Her latest victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested and questioned for nine hours before being released without charge. After a [...]

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Will President Trump Fire the College Sex Police? Q and A with Attorney Andrew Miltenberg

By Robby Soave The bizarre manner in which sexual assault disputes are investigated on college campuses could be overhauled now that Donald Trump has been elected president instead of Hillary Clinton. Indeed, many victims' advocates are concerned that Trump's Education Department will roll back the Office for Civil Rights' enforcement of Title IX, which is [...]

By |December 9th, 2016|Accountability, False Allegations, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault, Title IX|Comments Off on Will President Trump Fire the College Sex Police? Q and A with Attorney Andrew Miltenberg

Cathy Young: Rape Culture in the West is as Real as ‘Witchcraft in Salem’

By Hunter Swogger Late last month, Emma Sulkowicz (aka Mattress Girl) was given the Woman of Courage award by the National Organization of Women. I discussed the case and the general effect of “rape culture” hysteria recently with Cathy Young, whose article “Columbia Student: I Didn’t Rape Her” was one of the first to cast [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|False Allegations|Comments Off on Cathy Young: Rape Culture in the West is as Real as ‘Witchcraft in Salem’

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

Woman posted false sexual assault claim because she was ‘distraught over the recent election’

By InfoWars A woman who claimed in a Facebook post that she was a victim of a sexual assault and that Kirkland Police responded but did not investigate, made it all up. Police say the woman, who they did not identify, admitted she fabricated the entire event. She told police she posted the false claim [...]

By |November 24th, 2016|False Allegations, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Woman posted false sexual assault claim because she was ‘distraught over the recent election’

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

PR: Rolling Stone Verdict Highlights Need for State Lawmakers to Bring an End to Campus Rape Vigilantism

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Email: glauterio@saveservices.org Rolling Stone Verdict Highlights Need for State Lawmakers to Bring an End to Campus Rape Vigilantism WASHINGTON / November 7, 2016 – A federal jury decided on Friday that Rolling Stone magazine was responsible for libel and acted with “actual malice” in its reporting of an alleged gang [...]

By |November 7th, 2016|Campus, False Allegations, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on PR: Rolling Stone Verdict Highlights Need for State Lawmakers to Bring an End to Campus Rape Vigilantism