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ATIXA offers new ‘due process track’ at $1,499 Title IX training course; FIRE still offers due process guidance for free

ATIXA offers new ‘due process track’ at $1,499 Title IX training course; FIRE still offers due process guidance for free By Samantha Harris May 19, 2017 One of the first interviews I did for FIRE on the subject of campus due process was for a 2011 article in Philadelphia magazine titled “The New Rules of College [...]

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University of Maryland forces students to take sexual-assault training and pay for it

University of Maryland forces students to take sexual-assault training and pay for it COLLEGE FIX STAFF •MAY 18, 2017 Starting this fall, all incoming freshmen and transfers at the University of Maryland will have to undergo a 50-minute bystander intervention training in person.And they’ll pay for the privilege of doing it. President Wallace Loh approved [...]

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‘Sexual paranoia’ author sued by same student who filed Title IX complaint against her

‘Sexual paranoia’ author sued by same student who filed Title IX complaint against her GREG PIPER - ASSOCIATE EDITOR •MAY 17, 2017 UPDATED Laura Kipnis accused of libel, emotional distress, retaliation They suggested she would get sued, and they were right. Less than a month after Northwestern University philosophy students accused Prof. Laura Kipnis of [...]

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89 Percent of Colleges Reported Zero Incidents of Rape in 2015

89 Percent of Colleges Reported Zero Incidents of Rape in 2015 May 10, 2017 2015 Clery Act Numbers Newly updated data required by the Clery Act indicate that the annual statistics collected by colleges and universities still do not tell the full story of sexual violence on campus. Many studies have found that around 20 percent of [...]

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Fake News Forgiveness: CBS Yawns at Rolling Stone’s False Rape Story: ‘Happens So Rarely’

Fake News Forgiveness: CBS Yawns at Rolling Stone’s False Rape Story: ‘Happens So Rarely’ By Scott Whitlock | May 16, 2017 | 12:52 PM EDT The journalists at CBS This Morning on Tuesday offered breathtakingly little interest into one of the biggest fake news outrages in recent years. Talking to Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner about [...]

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Judge blasts Notre Dame’s unfair Title IX procedures in ruling for expelled male student

Judge blasts Notre Dame’s unfair Title IX procedures in ruling for expelled male student GREG PIPER - ASSOCIATE EDITOR •MAY 9, 2017 Investigator hoodwinked by selective release of texts Why doesn’t Notre Dame allow attorneys to help their accused student clients during student conduct hearings? According to a university official who sat on a hearing panel, [...]

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There Is No Easy Way to Clean Up Obama’s Title IX Mess

There Is No Easy Way to Clean Up Obama's Title IX Mess The 2011 "Dear Colleague" letter codified sexual paranoia and created an atmosphere toxic to due process. 2:20 PM, MAY 09, 2017 | By ALICE B. LLOYD   Photo credit: Chase Carter Dismantling Obama-era over-regulation is supposed to be a top priority of the [...]

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University’s Title IX office, Women’s Resource Center slow to report rape claims to police

University’s Title IX office, Women’s Resource Center slow to report rape claims to police COLLEGE FIX STAFF •MAY 9, 2017 Three-month delays Advocates for students who say they were sexually assaulted often argue against mandatory reporting of allegations to police, saying it will discourage victims from coming forward. Then there’s the University of Illinois, whose [...]

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Why the Woman Appointed to a Top Education Department Post Is Under Fire

Why the Woman Appointed to a Top Education Department Post Is Under Fire MAY 5, 2017 During Barack Obama’s administration, the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights was staffed with “progressives” who were intent on pushing federal policy in ways that advanced their visions of what education should accomplish and how schools must treat students. [...]

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Group that opposes due process will train college that violated exonerated student’s due process

Group that opposes due process will train college that violated exonerated student’s due process TONI AIRAKSINEN - BARNARD COLLEGE •MAY 4, 2017 ATIXA has profited handsomely from 2011 ‘Dear Colleague’ letter A public university will put employees through a sexual-assault training program devised by an organization that opposes due process for accused students in campus [...]

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