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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 [...]

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Proposed CA Bill Would Shortchange Sexual Assault Victims and the Accused: SAVE

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Stephen Coleman Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: scoleman@saveservices.org Proposed CA Bill Would Shortchange Sexual Assault Victims and the Accused: SAVE WASHINGTON / May 31, 2017 – Stop Abusive and Violent Environments, a leading national organization working to end campus sexual assault, is calling on California legislators to oppose SB-169, citing a recent report that [...]

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Restore Campus Justice…Join Our #StrokeOfThePen Campaign!

Restore Campus Justice...Join Our #StrokeOfThePen Campaign! SAVE is pleased to announce the launch of our #StrokeOfThePen" campaign designed to urge officials at the Dept. of Education to repeal the Dear Colleague Letter on sexual violence, which is shortchanging identified victims and accused students alike. Starting Tuesday, May 2, we are asking everyone to use the [...]

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PR: States Get ‘Green Light’ to Reassert Control Over Higher Education Policies

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Stephen Coleman Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: scoleman@saveservices.org States Get ‘Green Light’ to Reassert Control Over Higher Education Policies WASHINGTON / May 1, 2017 – A recent White House Executive Order instructs the Department of Education to implement sweeping changes in order to “protect and preserve State and local control” over the “administration and [...]

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PR: Mending a Flawed System: SAVE Announces Teleconference on ‘Campus Sexual Assault’

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Stephen Coleman Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: scoleman@saveservices.org Mending a Flawed System: SAVE Announces Teleconference on ‘Campus Sexual Assault: Reforming the Campus Adjudication System’ – Friday, April 28, 1:00pm ET WASHINGTON / April 24, 2017 – Following the recent release of three independent reports calling for widescale reforms how colleges should handle sexual assault [...]

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PR: Campus Rape Tribunals are Shortchanging Victims: SAVE Urges Lawmakers to ‘Do Better’ Than SB.169

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Campus Rape Tribunals are Shortchanging Victims: SAVE Urges Lawmakers to ‘Do Better’ Than SB.169 WASHINGTON / April 18, 2017 – In 2011 the federal Office for Civil Rights issued a directive that served to minimize the role of law enforcement in campus sexual assault cases. Following [...]

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PR: SAVE Urges Massachusetts Lawmakers to End Campus Rape Tribunals

PRESS RELEASE   Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org   SAVE Urges Massachusetts Lawmakers to End Campus Rape Tribunals   WASHINGTON / April 10, 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 by the [...]

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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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PR: Milestone ACTL Report Recasts Sex Assault Debate; SAVE Calls for End to Campus Kangaroo Courts

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Milestone ACTL Report Recasts Sex Assault Debate; SAVE Calls for End to Campus Kangaroo Courts WASHINGTON / March 27, 2017 – The American College of Trial Lawyers has issued a watershed White Paper that highlights how the current system of campus rape tribunals shortchanges both victims [...]

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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