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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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SB-169: No Solution, Just Bigger Problems

SB-169: No Solution, Just Bigger Problems Robert Oscar Lopez The current bill being considered by the California State Senate, SB-169, will not solve problems, but will create more. The “Dear Colleague” letter that this bill upholds originated in the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR), to combat discrimination of all kinds, not just sexual [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|Campus, Office for Civil Rights|Comments Off on SB-169: No Solution, Just Bigger Problems

PR: Six-Year Experiment in Campus Sex Jurisprudence Found to Be a Failure: Report

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org   Six-Year Experiment in Campus Sex Jurisprudence Found to Be a Failure: Report WASHINGTON / April 4, 2017 – The current system of campus-based adjudications for sexual assault has turned out to be inefficient, unfair, and in some cases harmful, according to a report released today [...]

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Message from the Feminist Majority Foundation Re: Title IX

Message from the Feminist Majority Foundation Re: Title IX July 2016 Dear Title IX Activist, We are thrilled to update you on current and potential support for your work. Many of these items focus on ways to help reinvigorate the required roles of Title IX Coordinators and to help rebuild the Title IX infrastructure. As [...]

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Dear Colleague Letter on Sexual Violence: Surveying the Damage

Dear Colleague Letter on Sexual Violence: Surveying the Damage SAVE November 28, 2016 On April 4, 2011 the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights released its ground-breaking Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on sexual violence.[1] From the very beginning, the DCL was controversial, both because it imposed significant new requirements on colleges, and because it [...]

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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 [...]

By |November 16th, 2016|Accusing U., Campus, Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, E-lert, Office for Civil Rights, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Special Report, Title IX|Comments Off on E-lert: Important New Dept. of Education Case Summary

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 [...]

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E-lert: School’s Back: Educate Your Legislators!

E-lert: School's Back: Educate Your Legislators! Are you a teacher? You can be. Your state legislators handle many, many issues, and there are many areas of the law that they can't always keep up-to-date on. Because today is the official launch date for SAVE's new campus sexual assault bill, the Campus Equality, Fairness, and Transparency [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accountability, Bills, E-lert, Office for Civil Rights, Sex Education, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on E-lert: School’s Back: Educate Your Legislators!

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. [...]

By |August 25th, 2016|Accusing U., Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Feminism, Office for Civil Rights, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Training, Victims|Comments Off on Title IX and College Rape: A Series of Injustice, Part 2

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