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 Accusing U.

American colleges are in the midst of a civil rights crisis that is undermining fundamental notions of fairness and justice. As Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars, explains:

It took our civilization a few thousand years…to put the presumption of innocence and the right to face one’s accusers at the center of the proceedings. It has taken the higher-education establishment and the White House Task Force just a few months to figure out that all that fuss was unnecessary.

Rape StatisticsRapes have fallen dramatically in recent decades — see graph. Despite this fact, the White House claims that “one-in-five” college women are victims of sexual assault — a statistic that was shown to be wrong by a Department of Justice report. Still, campus activists are using the one-in-five number to promote the far-fetched notion that we live in a “rape culture.”

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To address the problem of campus sexual assault, Stop Abusive and Violent Environments is proposing enactment of the Safety of Our Students (SOS) Act. The need for the SOS Act is revealed by a growing number of lawsuits and over 500 commentaries published in 2014 (and nearly 300 editorials published 2011 – 2013). These articles highlight widespread doubts whether rape victims are well served by campus sex panels, about the truthfulness of the one-in-five claim, regarding the removal of due process rights from the accused, and the absurdity of Affirmative Consent proposals:

  1. Charlotte Hays: Law Students: We Can’t Study Rape Law Because It Might Traumatize Us – December 19
  2. Matt Vespa: Talk About Sending the Arsonist to Put Out the Fire - December 19
  3. KC Johnson: UVA’s Troubled Campus Culture – December 19
  4. COTWA: Female college president’s photo with bare-chested male students prompts professors to question whether the college has “a casual attitude toward sexual assaults” - December 19
  5. Megan Daum: Now More Than Ever, The Issue of Campus Rape Requires Critical Thinking – December 18
  6. Chuck Ross: Here Is What The UVA Student Behind The Rolling Stone Article Wrote About A Friend She Had A Crush On – December 18
  7. Katherine Timpf: New Women’s Rights Cause May Let More Rapists Free - December 18
  8. Ann Coulter: One in Five Rolling Stone Writers are Morons – December 17
  9. Asche Schow: Defining Nearly All Sex as Rape – December 17
  10. KC Johnson: Jackie’s Story and UVA’s Stalinist Rules – December 16

  11. Chuck Ross: University Of Virginia Student’s Catfishing Scheme Revealed – December 16
  12. Jeannie Suk: The Trouble with Teaching Rape Law – December 15
  13. Jeffrey Scott Shapiro: Bogus Phone Numbers Raise Fresh Doubts About ROLLING STONE Gang Rape Story… – December 15
  14. Glenn Reynolds: The Great Campus Rape Hoax – December 15
  15. Katie Kieffer: Selling Sex (Allegations) – December 15
  16. Charlotte Hays: DOJ Campus Sexual Assault Study: The Administration’s One-In-Five Statistic Appears to Be Waaaay Off Base - December 15
  17. Eric Owens: Here are Eight Campus Rape Hoaxes Eerily Like the UVA Rape Story – December 14
  18. Kristine Marsh: DOJ Debunks WH’s Stats on College Rape, Will Media Report? – December 14
  19. Vincent Carroll: Overhyping Sexual Assault on College Campuses – December 14
  20. Vicki E. Alger: Sexual Violence Needs Sober Solutions – December 13
  21. Peg Rosen: Is Date-Rape Crusade Hurting Innocent Young Men? – December 13
  22. Jazz Shaw: The Strange Case of Joshua Strange – December 13
  23. KC Johnson: Triple Jeopardy and No Lawyers at SMU – December 12
  24. Mark Perry: New Justice Department Study Reveals that About 1 in 52.6 College Women Have Been Victims of Rape/Sexual Assault – December 12
  25. Robin Wilson: Study Challenges Notion That Risk of Sexual Assault Is Greater at College – December 12
  26. Avi Snyder: A Welcome Call to Dismantle Campus Kangaroo Courts – December 12
  27. James Ceaser: The Flight from Reason on Campus – December 12
  28. Asche Schow: Advocacy Groups Must Believe Rape Accusers Without Evidence, Others Should Not – December 12
  29. Jim Treacher: Reporter Behind UVA Gang-Rape Tale Was Once Disciplined For Making Up A Story… By STEPHEN GLASS – December 12
  30. Greg Piper: Sexual-Assault Activists Yelled Obscenities at Us, SDSU Frat President Says – December 11
  31. Philip N. Cohen: College Sex-Assault Trials Belong in Court, Not on Campus – December 11
  32. The Federalist: New DOJ Data On Sexual Assaults: College Students Are Actually Less Likely To Be Victimized – December 11
  33. Charles Cooke: Does Truth Matter to the Feminist Left? - December 11
  34. COTWA: Game Changer: New DOJ study on college sexual assault says it’s not one-in-five, it’s one-in-forty-one at most – December 11
  35. Wendy McElroy: The Rape Culture Hysteria – December 11
  36. Asche Schow: More Evidence That 1 in 5 College Women Have Not Been Sexually Assaulted – December 11
  37. Ben Shapiro: To The Left, Lying About Rape Is Just Dandy – December 11
  38. Joshua Strange: A Letter From a Survivor – December 11
  39. Valerie Richardson: U.Va., Lena Dunham Cases Could Swing Pendulum in College-Rape Cases – December 10
  40. Hannah Rosin: The Washington Post Inches Closer to Calling the UVA Gang Rape Story a Fabrication – December 10
  41. Ann Coulter: The College Rape Club – December 10
  42. Barbara Kay: Rolling Stone was Performing Advocacy, Not Journalism – December 10
  43. Jonah Goldberg: Using Allegations of Rape in a Grab for Power – December 10
  44. Robby Soave: Rolling Stone’s UVA Rape Story Just Took Another Massive Hit – December 10
  45. Matt Walsh: Rape Culture Doesn’t Exist And There Is No Rape Epidemic – December 10

  46. Joseph Cohn: More on Senate Committee’s Hearing on Campus Sexual Assault – December 10
  47. Christopher McDonald: Are Alleged Rapists Automatically Guilty? – December 10
  48. Bryan Gruley: Can a Wife With Dementia Say Yes to Sex? – December 9
  49. Hanan Adley: Critics Say Survey Figures Inflate Threat of On-campus Rapes – December 9
  50. Megan McArdle: You Can’t Just Accuse People of Rape – December 9
  51. Patrick Bissett: Bad Reporting in UVA Rape Story is on Rolling Stone, But Jackie’s Story Still Doesn’t Add Up – December 9
  52. Coy Ozias: Guilty Until Proven Innocent - December 9

  53. Ann Coulter: If There’s a Campus Rape Epidemic, Then Why So Many Hoaxes? – December 9
  54. Robby Soave: Lessons from the UVA Catastrophe: We Can’t Prevent Rape if We’re Deluded About It – December 9
  55. Eric Owens: Disgraced Journalist Behind UVA Rape Story Sanctimoniously Criticized FALSE REPORTING – December 9
  56. National Review Online Editors: Rape and Rolling Stone – December 9
  57. Joseph Cohn: Senate Committee Conducts Hearing on Campus Sexual Assault – December 9
  58. Greg Piper: Sexual-Assault Study Authors Disavow How Their Work is Portrayed by Activists – December 9
  59. Charles Johnson: Here’s Jackie Coakley “Rape Obsessed” Pinterest Account #UVAHoax – December 8
  60. Brendan O’Neill: Rolling Stone and the Cult of Credulity – December 8
  61. COTWA: The Rolling Stone debacle didn’t happen in a vacuum: It is time to mothball the destructive ‘rape culture’ meme – December 8
  62. Glenn Reynolds: When Rape Matters, and When it Doesn’t – December 8
  63. Howard Kurtz: Rolling Stone’s Rape Story: A Bigger Journalistic Train Wreck Than We Thought – December 8
  64. William Jacobson: Mothers Must Speak Up for Their Sons on Campus – December 8
  65. Jonathan Taylor: As UVA Case Unravels, Feminists Scramble with Damage Control but Maintain Presumptions of Male Guilt – December 8
  66. Cathy Young: The UVA Story Unravels: Feminist Agitprop and Rape-Hoax Denialism – December 8
  67. Hans Bader: University of Virginia Violated Constitution Through Collective Guilt Suspension for Sororities and Frats - December 8
  68. Emily Yoffe: The College Rape Overcorrection – December 7
  69. John Fund: Another College Campus, More Pitchfork Justice – December 7
  70. KC Johnson: Campus After-Effects of the Rolling Stone Travesty – December 7
  71. Margaret Talbot: Reporting on Rape – December 7
  72. Eric Owen: 11 Job Ideas for Disgraced, Slimball Journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely – December 7
  73. Rolling Stone Tries to Regroup After Campus Rape Article Is Disputed – December 7
  74. Michael Moynihan: Why It Was Right to Question Rolling Stone’s U-VA Rape Story – December 6
  75. Eugene Volokh: Libel Law and the Rolling Stone / UVA Alleged Gang Rape Story – December 6
  76. The Economist: Professors as Judges - December 6
  77. James Taranto: An Education in College Justice - December 6
  78. Hanna Rosin: Key Player in UVA Rape Story: Rolling Stone Never Talked to Me – December 6
  79. Cathy Young: It’s Women Who Suffer When We Don’t Ask Questions – December 6
  80. FIRE: ‘Rolling Stone’ Developments Underline Need for Professional Response to Campus Sexual Assault – December 5
  81. Chuck Ross: Disgraced Rolling Stone Reporter’s Tweets Come Back To Haunt Her – December 5
  82. Marc Randazza: Should We Always Believe the Victim?December 5
  83. Hannah Rosin: Blame Rolling Stone – December 5
  84. Joseph Cohn: UMass Amherst Tells Court That ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter Is Not Binding Law – December 4
  85. Heather Wilhelm: The U-Va. Rape Case and Feminist Confusion – December 4
  86. Jonah Goldberg: A Story Too Useful to Verify? – December 3
  87. Bob Rayner: Is the Rolling Stone Story a Fable? – December 3
  88. KC Johnson: The Rolling Stone Saga: Everything That’s Wrong with How We Deal with Campus Rape – December 2
  89. David French: The Wheels Are Coming Off the Sexual Revolution – December 2
  90. Rachel Axon: Jameis Winston Rape Case Spotlights Calls for Reform – December 2

  91. Erik Wemple: Rolling Stone Whiffs in Reporting on Alleged Rape – December 2
  92. Susan Kruth: CUNY Board of Trustees Approves New Sexual Misconduct Policy – December 2
  93. Rod Dreher: UVA’s Jackie: A Wahoo Tawana Brawley? – December 2
  94. KC Johnson: More Questions about Rolling Stone and UVA - December 2
  95. Stephen Henrick: Three More Flaws in Harvard’s Sexual Harassment Policy – December 2
  96. Allison Benedikt and Hanna Rosin: The Missing Men - December 2
  97. Paul Farhi: Author of Rolling Stone Article on Alleged U-Va. Rape Didn’t Talk to Accused Perpetrators – December 1
  98. Robert Shibley: Time to Call the Cops: Title IX Has Failed Campus Sexual Assault – December 1
  99. Asche Schow: Amid Outrage, Questions Emerge about U.Va. Gang-Rape Allegation – December 1
  100. Judith Sulevitz: Rolling Stone Never Gave the Villains of Its Gang Rape Story a Chance to Defend Themselves – December 1
  101. COTWA: When it comes to rape claims, feminists say campus ‘justice’ is superior to real justice because due process doesn’t get in the way – December 1
  102. Robby Soave: Is the UVA Rape Story a Gigantic Hoax? – December 1
  103. Valerie Richardson: Men Invoking Anti-Discrimination Title IX to Fight Sex Assault Charges – December 1
  104. Annemarie Butkiewicz: Confronting Sexual Assault: University Conduct Hearings Receive Plenty of Criticism – November 30

  105. Bradford Wilcox: The Right and Campus Rape – November 26
  106. Wendy McElroy: Is Challenging ‘Rape Culture’ Claims an Idea Too Dangerous for University Students? – November 26
  107. Greg Piper: Even ‘Slate’ Thinks Campus Sexual-Assault Investigations are Worse than Police – November 25
  108. Charlotte Hays: Rolling Stone’s U-Va Rape Story – November 25
  109. Robby Soave: The UVA Rapists Should Not Have Been Expelled – November 25
  110. National Public Radio: Colleges Ill-Equipped To Investigate, Adjudicate Sexual Assaults – November 25
  111. Kimball Perry: U of Cincinnati Violating Rights of Accused Students – November 25
  112. Anna Oakes: Former Football Player Sues Appalachian State U – November 25
  113. Dahlia Lithwick: The University of Virginia Finally Confronts Its Rape Problem – November 24

  114. Richard Bradley: Is the Rolling Stone Story True? – November 24
  115. Asche Schow: UVA Gang-Rape Allegation Shows Why Universities Shouldn’t Arbitrate Sexual Assault - November 24
  116. Judith Sulevitz: Where UVA Went Wrong: Students Need to See Rape as a Felony, Not Just a Campus Infraction – November 24
  117. Cathy Young: The Debate at Brown – November 24
  118. Noah Rothman: More Evidence That the Left Wants to Get into your Bedroom – November 24
  119. Lisa Gartner: Eckerd president blames college sexual assaults on excess drinking, casual sex – November 24
  120. KC Johnson: McCarthyite Justice at Wesleyan and Swarthmore - November 23
  121. Neil Chaudhary: Realigning Universities’ Paralegal Sexual Assault Systems - November 22

  122. Megan McArdle: Campus Rapes and Kangaroo Courts – November 21

  123. Ashe Schow: Due Process Win: Swarthmore College Settles Lawsuit with Accused Student – November 21

  124. COTWA: In the Wake of the Indictment of College Sex Tribunals by 28 Harvard Law Professors, It’s Suddenly Become Respectable to Champion the Rights of College Men – November 21
  125. Michael Shammas: To Harvard and Other Universities: In Protecting Students From Sexual Assault, Don’t Disregard Due Process – November 20
  126. Katie J.M. Baker: The AccusedNovember 20
  127. Samantha Harris: Victory for Freedom of Conscience at UC Davis: University Removes Coercive Slide from Sexual Assault Training Materials - November 20
  128. Ariel Kaminer: New Factor in Campus Sexual Assault Cases: Counsel for the Accused – November 20
  129. Anthony Berteaux: Consent Bill Assaults Amendment – November 20
  130. Asche Schow: The Coming War Between Sex-Positive Feminism and Affirmative ConsentNovember 20
  131. COTWA: Feminists Condemn Wendy McElroy for Taking a Position that Mirrors RAINN’s – November 20
  132. Suzanne Fields: Misreading the Cry of Rape – November 19
  133. Gil Smart: Assaulted by an Opinion – November 19
  134. Robby Soave: Some Feminists Think Stopping Jokes Would Help Stop Rape, But ‘Alcohol is Not the Problem'[*]
  135. John Leo: An Actual Debate at Brown – November 19
  136. Charlotte Hays: Campus Rape Culture: Another Issue on Which the Obama Administration May Be Failing to Get Its Point Across – November 18
  137. Joseph Zappa: Forum Veers from Dealing with Sexual Assault on Campuses, Focuses on Rape Culture in United States – November 18

  138. KC Johnson: Rubenfeld on Campus Rape – November 18
  139. John Leo: The Times Allows Criticism of Campus Sex Hearings – November 18
  140. Samantha Miller: Brown University’s Two-Faced Attitude Toward Free Speech - November 18
  141. Ashe Schow: Alan Dershowitz: Campus Sexual Assault Rules ‘Preclude a Defense’ for the Accused - November 18

  142. COTWA: Jessica Valenti Brands Yale Law Prof. Who Expresses Concerns About Wrongful Sexual Assault Claims a Rape Apologist – November 18
  143. Susan Kruth: UC Davis Response to FIRE Letter Misses the Point on Freedom of ConscienceNovember 17
  144. Robby Soave: Liberal Feminists, Stop Smearing Critics As Rape Apologists – November 17
  145. Robby Soave: ‘Our Strategy for Dealing With Rape on College Campuses Has Failed Abysmally.’

  146. Jed Rubenfeld: Mishandling Rape – November 15

  147. Janet Halley: Harvard’s New Sexual Harassment Policy Must Change

  148. Cynthia P. Garrett: Campus Sexual Misconduct Policies Reveal Potential Gender Bias – November 13

  149. Mike Adams: University Deans Gang Rape Black Sorority – November 13

  150. Francis Levy: Pornosophy: Have You Signed a Pre-Coital?November 13
  151. COTWA: The Grotesque Injustice to Josh Strange – November 13

  152. Robby Soave: Porn Star James Deen Is a Raging Libertarian, Hates Affirmative Consent – November 12
  153. Nicole Grether 
  154. Malcolm James: The Patrick Witt Case: Life-Changing Consequences of Sex-Assault Allegations – November 12

  155. David Walsh: Harvard’s New Sexual Harassment Policy, Democratic Rights and the New Right – November 11
  156. Asche Schow: Socialists Disapprove of Obama Administration’s Policy on Campus Sexual Assault – November 11
  157. Ruth Marcus: Campus Sexual Assault Charges Carry Dangers for Boys as Well – November 10
  158. Rick Moran: What Gender Warriors Mean by ‘Affirmative Consent’ – November 10
  159. Ben Boychuk: ‘Affirmative Consent': Colleges are Motivated by the Almighty Dollar - November 9

  160. Susan Snyder: A College President’s Words to Young Women about Men – November 8

  161. Robby Soave: Feds Punish Princeton For Liking Due Process Too Much

  162. Cully Stimson and Andrew Kloster: Harvard Professors Reject Obama Campus Rape Policies – November 7
  163. Ashe Schow: Princeton University under Federal Scrutiny for Treating Sexual Assault as a Crime – November 7

  164. Nicole Ng and Vivian Wang: Enough Alcohol to Call it Rape? - November 7
  165. Susan Kruth: In Mishandling Sexual Assault Allegations Against Patrick Witt, Yale Failed Everyone - November 7
  166. Brendan O’Neill: An Ivy League Lynch Mob – November 6
  167. COTWA: Anyone Who Fights for the Rights of Students Accused of Sexual Assault is Acting out of Arrogance and Ingrained Male Privilege – November 6
  168. KC Johnson: The Smearing of Patrick Witt Continues – November 6
  169. COTWA: Feminist Wants Campus Crime Alerts to be Issued for Accusations of Acquaintance Sexual Assault – November 5
  170. Greg Piper: Lesson for Bros who Want to Promote Affirmative Consent: Don’t Make T-Shirts – November 5
  171. Katy Waldman: Patrick Witt’s Op-Ed About Harvard’s Sexual Assault Policy Is Infuriating. It’s Also Right. - November 4

  172. Dennis Prager: When the Left Attacks: A Personal Tale – November 4

  173. : The Quarterback Smeared by Yale Speaks Out -
  174. Patrick Witt: A Sexual Harassment Policy that Nearly Ruined My LifeNovember 3
  175. COTWA: College anti-rape advocate wants to do away with burden of proof when students are accused of sexual assault – November 3
  176. Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk: Should the Law Require ‘Affirmative Consent’ for Sex? – November 2
  177. Charlotte Hays: Does “Yes Means Yes” Trivialize Rape? – October 31
  178. Ben Boychuk: Should the Law Require “Affirmative Consent” for Sex?October 31
  179. Conor Friedersdorf: Sex on Campus: UCLA Students Weigh Affirmative-Consent LawsOctober 31
  180. Ashe Schow: Feminist Lawyer Denounces Handling of Campus Sexual Assault CasesOctober 30
  181. Jessica Heppler: Face-Off: Affirmative ConsentOctober 30
  182. Danielle Crume, Michael Hatch, and Derek Rosseau: California Consent Laws Fail to Protect All StudentsOctober 30
  183. Ted Rall: Will ‘Yes Means Yes’ Create More Problems than it Solves? – October 30
  184. : The Weakening of Due Process at Penn

  185. Blaise Desnoes: Students Protest Sexual Violence with Mattresses Covered in Harassing Messages – October 29
  186. Susan Kruth: Former Occidental Student Files Title IX Complaint After Being Denied Fair Hearing -  October 29
  187. Julianna Renzi and Katelyn Kennon: Sexual Assault Policy : “Oh God, Yes” or “No, Stop”October 29
  188. Hans Bader: Progressives Coddle Rapists, While Smearing Innocent People as Predators – October 28
  189. Elizabeth Nolan Brown: Half of MIT Students Think It’s Possible to “Accidentally” Rape Someone (Thanks, Affirmative Consent!)October 28
  190. KC Johnson: How Judges of Campus Sex Offenses Are ‘Trained’ -
  191. Janet Halley: On the New Harvard University Sexual Harassment Policy – October 28
  192. Kathleen A. Bogle: “Yes Means Yes” Isn’t the AnswerOctober 27
  193. COTWA: Prof. Alan Dershowitz: “Harvard’s policy was written by people who think sexual assault is so heinous a crime that even innocence is not a defense.” – October 25
  194. Duff McDonald: Pro Due Process Does Not Equate to Pro Rape – October 24

  195. Marshall Rottman: Boycott College Women While in College – October 24
  196. Tim Lindsay: Harvard Law Professors Condemn University’s War On Young Men – October 24

  197. Andrea Peyser: You Kids are Getting Screwed–And Not in the Good Way – October 23
  198. : How the Education Department Warped Title IX – October 22

  199. R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.: The Harvard 28 to the Rescue on Sexual Harassment - October 22
  200. Wendy McElroy: Federalizing Sex – October 22
  201. Cathy Young: Groupthink Hits the Federalist Society – October 21
  202. Bruce Fein: Assaulting Due Process under Sexual Assault Banner – October 21
  203. Conor Friedersdorf: Why One Male College Student Abandoned Affirmative Consent - October 20
  204. Yvonne Dean-Bailey: ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Education Class Provides P.E. Credit – October 20
  205. Benjamin Wermund: Former UH Students Sue School Over Sex Assault Investigation – October 20

  206. Miriam Weaver: If You Read Nothing Else This Week, Just Make Sure To Read This – October 20
  207. Heather MacDonald: Neo-Victorianism on Campus – October 20
  208. Cathy Young: The Federalist Society Caves to “Rape Culture” Orthodoxy – October 19

  209. : The Underside of “Affirmative Consent” – October 19
  210. Cathy Young: Harvard Liberals Hate New Campus Sex LawsOctober 19

  211. Conor Friedersdorf: Sex and the Class of 2020: How Will Hookups Change? – October 18
  212. KC Johnson: Ezra Klein’s Confusion on the California Sex Law – October 18
  213. Robert Shibley: What Ezra Klein Gets Wrong About the ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law in California – October 17
  214. Vicki E. Alger: California Says All Sex on College Campuses = Rape – October 17
  215. COTWA: Here’s Why Ezra Klein Doesn’t Know What the Hell he’s Talking About When it Comes to Sexual Assault – October 17

  216. Conor Friedersdorf: An Appalling Case for Affirmative-Consent Laws – October 16

  217. Ashe Schow: ‘Yes Means Yes’ Laws also Hurt WomenOctober 16

  218. Robert Shibley: For Some ‘Affirmative Consent’ Supporters, Injustice Is A Feature, Not A Bug – October 16
  219. Twenty-Eight Members of the Harvard Law School Faculty: Rethink Harvard’s Sexual Harassment Policy – October 15
  220. Cathy Young: The Argument Against Affirmative Consent Laws Gets Voxjacked
  221. Andrew Desiderio: Law Professor Blasts ‘Yes Means Yes’: ‘Ridiculous, Unfair, Infantilizes Women’ – October 15
  222. Jess Bidgood and Tamar Levin: Some Harvard Professors Oppose Policy on Assaults – October 15
  223. Robby Soave: How to Solve the Campus Rape Crisis: Lower the Drinking Age – October 15
  224. Jonathan Chait: Liberals Get Illiberal on Campus Rape – October 14
  225. Charles Cooke: The Illiberal Ezra Klein – October 14
  226. James Taranto: No Justice, No Problem – October 14
  227. Katherine Timpf: Women Are Too Weak to Say No to Sex - October 14
  228. Steve Greenhut: PC Gone Amok? College Boots George Will Over Sexual-Assault Column – October 14
  229. : False Imprisonment by Campus Sex Police?

  230. Asche Schow: Ezra Klein Favors Extreme ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law Because of a Myth – October 13
  231. Randy Alcorn: In California, ‘Yes Means Yes’ and Stupid Means Stupid – October 13

  232. Stephen Littau: ‘Affirmative Consent’ Blurs the Lines between Consensual Sex and Sexual Assault on Campus – October 13

  233. COTWA: In California and on College Campuses Across America, Sex is now Presumptive Rape Based Solely on an Accusation  – October 13
  234. Malcolm James: Columbia University Reaches the Holy Grail for “Anti-Sexual Assault” Activists - October 13

  235. Casey Given: Here’s Another Reason to Hate Title IX – October 13
  236. Judith Shulevitz: Accused College Rapists Have Rights, Too – October 11
  237. Shikha Dalmia: Sex-Shaming: The Feminist Weapon of Choice to Silence Dissenters on Affirmative Consent – October 10

  238. Roz Galtz: Feminist Says No to California’s Yes-Means-Yes Law … Here’s Why - October 10

  239. Orange County Register: ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law Splits Democrats – October 9
  240. Wendy McElroy: Campus Act would Hurt Sons to ‘Save’ Daughters – October 9
  241. Meagan McArdle: Feminists, You Can’t Pick Your Battles - October 9
  242. Hans Bader: New York may Rob College Sex of “Fun and Spontaneity” through Proposed “Consent” Ordinance – October 9
  243. Eric Owens: Precious Snowflake At Jezebel Believes Only Women Can Be Crime Victims And It Must Be Rape – October 9
  244. Maggie Lit: Cornell Students Blame ‘Rape Culture’ on Capitalism and ‘Cisheteropatriarchy’ - October 9
  245. Susan Kruth: SUNY Board of Trustees Approves ‘Affirmative Consent’ Standard for Sex – October 8
  246. COTWA: Dear Gov. CuomoOctober 7
  247. Shikha Dalmia: California’s Sexual Consent Law Will Ruin Good Sex for Women – October 7
  248. SAVE: Campus Anti-Rape Efforts Go SillyOctober 7
  249. Samuel Chi: Presumption of Innocence Is for Losers – October 7

  250. COTWA: The Next Time Someone Says “Only” Eight Percent of Rape Claims are False . . . – October 7
  251. Greg Piper: Affirmative-Consent Video Tutorial Tells Students To Act Without Consent – October 7
  252. Maggie Lit: New ‘Consent Porn’ Urges College Students Get Verbal Permission for Sex - October 7

  253. KC Johnson: Liberals Begin to Doubt the New Anti-Rape Laws – October 7

  254. Jonah Goldberg: Liberals Storm California’s BedroomsOctober 6
  255. Susan Kruth: Even Affirmative Consent Advocates Seem Confused About Affirmative Consent – October 6
  256. Jonathan Chait: California’s Radical College-Sex-Law Experiment – October 6
  257. Katie Grimes: Statists and Sex Puritans Redefine The Meaning Of ‘Yes’ – October 6
  258. Jennifer Moses: Campus Sexual Assault: What Ever Happened to Common Sense? – October 6
  259. Katie Kieffer: Jerry Brown To Women: A Nod Means Undress MeOctober 6
  260. Katherine Timpf: Failure of the Feminist Word Police – October 6
  261. Jonathan Baer: Admins Express Concerns with Sexual Assault BillOctober 6
  262. Avi Snyder: Lawyers Teach Senators a Lesson in Due Process - October 6
  263. COTWA: Columbia University Marching Band’s New Policy Takes All Sexual Assault Accusations as Factual - October
  264. Naomi Schaefer Riley: ‘Active Consent’ is a Solution to an Exaggerated Problem – October 5
  265. Scott Greenfield: Going To The Mattresses, The Parental Strategy – October 5
  266. Wendy Murphy: California’s New “Yes Means Yes” Law is Insulting – October 3
  267. Peter Berkowitz: Lawsuit Casts Harsh Light on Due Process at Colgate – October 3
  268. Mona Charen: Feminist Lies about Sexual Assault - October 3
  269. Greg Piper: Sexual-Assault ‘Momentum’ Is Trampling Due Process, Lawyers Tell Senators – October 3
  270. Michael Cipriano: Nationwide, Campus Officials Govern How College Students Must Have SexOctober 2
  271. COTWA: The Triumph of Lunacy: University of Michigan’s “Sexual Violence” Policy – October 2
  272. Mark Perry: The Downward Trend in Sexual Assaults at the University of Michigan Doesn’t Support Frequent Claims of an ‘Epidemic’ – October 1
  273. Steven Nelson: California ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law Worries Skeptics – October 1
  274. Susan Kruth: It Doesn’t Matter What Your Reason Is for Not Having Sex — Unless You’re at Michigan – October 1

July 1 – September 30

  1. Kaitlyn Schallhorn: Students Pay for Controversial Title IX Sex Questionnaire – September 30
  2. Asche Schow: Young Californian Men Beware: You Could be Branded a Rapist – September 30
  3. KC Johnson: The Times Gets “Affirmative Consent” Wrong – September 30
  4. COTWA: Jezebel’s Callie Beusman Spins ‘Campus Rape’ More than the Tasmanian Devil – September 30
  5. Camille Paglia: The Modern Campus Cannot Comprehend Evil – September 29
  6. Michelle Goldberg: Questions About California’s New Campus Rape Law – September 29
  7. Joe Cohn: Legislative Rush on Campus Sexual Assault Threatens Student Rights – September 29
  8. Cynthia P Garrett: Fifty Shades of Grey vs. Campus Sexual Misconduct Policies – September 28
  9. Virginia Postrel: Frat Boys, Drunken Girls and Paternalism – September 27
  10. Rod Dreher: The Sexual Totalitarian Campus – September 27
  11. Katherine Timpf: ‘Withholding Sex’ Now Considered ‘Sexual Violence’ at U of M – September 26
  12. Susan Patton and Jonathan David Farley: Do the Math: Rape Stats Don’t Add Up - September 26
  13. COTWA: Students justify blog naming alleged rapists with the rhetoric of the lynch mobs at the hanging trees of the Old South – September 26
  14. Charlotte Allen: Date-Rape Nail Polish’—Mocked But Not So Foolish – September 25
  15. Gary Costanza: Not Happy with the Law? Make Up Your Own, Sulkowicz-style! – September 25
  1. Maggie Lit: Student is Victim of ‘Racist Rape Apologist’ Attack Fliers – September 23
  2. Susan Kruth: Reversing Course, Princeton’s Proposed Sexual Assault Policy Chips Away at Due Process - September 23
  3. Megan McArdle: California Accidentally Legalizes Campus Sex – September 23
  4. Maggie Lit: University Ad Tells Students to Blow Warning Whistle Before Committing Rape - September 22
  5. Jonah Goldberg: What ‘War on Women’? – September 22
  6. Hans Bader: Democrats Stop Blocking Bill to ID Rapists, But Keep Equating Consensual Sex with Rape – September 22
  7. Cathy Young: Crying Rape – September 21
  8. Kevin Williamson: The Rape Epidemic Is a Fiction – September 21
  9. Ashe Schow: White House Launches ‘It’s On Us’ Campaign to Combat Campus Sexual Assault – September 20
  10. Minding the Campus: A Promising Sign for Campus Due Process – September 19
  11. Megan McArdle: How Many Rape Reports Are False? – September 19
  12. : Clemson Pulls Training Program That Asked Students About Sex Lives – September 19
  13. Lauren Clark: University Event Says Men can Prevent Rape Through Taco Runs – September 19
  14. Elizabeth Nolan Brown: Only YOU Can Prevent College Sexual Assaults, Say Obama and Biden – September 19
  15. Hans Bader: White House’s College Awareness Campaign Promotes Legal Myths – September 19
  16. Julius Kairey: Should California Redefine Campus Sexual Assault? – September 18
  17. COTWA: “Rape Culturists”: Zealots who Don’t Need Silly Things Like Facts – September 18
  18. Cathy Young: The CDC’s Rape Numbers Are Misleading – September 17
  19. KC Johnson: DePauw Punishment Halted in Sex Case – September 17
  20. Wall Street Journal: Presumed Guilty at Princeton – September 17
  21. Kaitlyn Schallhorn: Public University Required Students to Submit Sexual History or Face Disciplinary Action – September 17
  22. Batya Ungar-Sargon: ‘Affirmative Consent’ Is Bad for Women – September 16
  23. Mike Adams: Professors Must Defy Feds To Protect Victims – September 16
  24. Mickey Davis: California Rape Law Could Backfire – September 15
  25. Susan Kruth: Due Process Advocates Take Critical Look at How Colleges Are Dealing with Sexual Assault AllegationsSeptember 15
  26. Peter Jacobs: Leaked Sexual-Assault Investigation Highlights The Latest Campus DebateSeptember 15
  27. Wendy Kaminer: Campus Rape and the Trouble With Affirmative Consent – September 15
  28. Eric Owens: UNC Radicals Issue Extreme Sexual Contact Fatwa – September 15
  29. COTWA: College Sex Tribunals are “Bizarre and Cruel” for the Presumptively Innocent – September 15
  30. Charlotte Allen: How to Get an “A” in Art at Columbia: Lug a Mattress Around Campus and Cry Rape – September 14
  31. Robby Soave: Ohio State: Students Must Agree on Why They Are Having SexSeptember 12
  32. Hans Bader: Ohio State University Restricts Consensual Sex and Touching, Calling it Assault - September 12
  33. Debra J. Saunders: Who’s Afraid to Look Soft on Campus Rape? – September 11
  34. Hans Bader: UNC Meddles in Students’ Romantic Lives While Misstating What Consent Is – September 10
  35. KC Johnson: UNC, Princeton Join the Campus War on Due Process – 
  36. Velma Montoya: University of California Students Had Better Wise Up and Learn Their Constitutional Rights – September 9
  37. Robin Koerner: No Sex Please: We’re CalifornianSeptember 8

  38. KC Johnson: Rare Two-Sided Reporting on Campus Sex - September 8
  39. Marta Vucci: Sen. Mark Warner Pushes for Transparency in Higher Ed. – September 7
  40. Charlotte Allen: After iCloud Hack and ‘Anti-date-rape’ Nail Polish, Feminists Too Quick to Pull ‘Victim-Blaming’ TriggerSeptember 6
  41. Peter Berkowitz: U.S. Colleges’ Sexual Assault Crusade – September 5
  42. Susan Kruth: Office for Civil Rights to Investigate Title IX Claim by Brandeis Student Accused of Sexual MisconductSeptember 5
  43. COTWA: It’s Orientation Season at College — And Time to Blame “Men” for RapeSeptember 5
  44. Scott H. Greenfield: Campus Rape Trials: The Deep Bias of the Empirical Scholar – September 4
  45. Ashe Schow: Campus Sexual Assault: The Only Crime Where Due Process is ShunnedSeptember 4
  46. Justin Dillon & Matthew G. Kaiser: California Bill Won’t Solve Sexual Assault Problems on Campus - September 3
  47. Tovia Smith: Some Accused Of Sexual Assault On Campus Say System Works Against Them
  48. Gabriella Morrongiello: Feminists Rage Over Suggestion that Alcohol Education can Help Curb Sexual Assault September 2
  49. Duke Chronicle Editorial Board: Reconsidering How We Try Sexual Assault – September 1
  50. Robin Wilson: Presumed Guilty – September 1
  51. Cathy Young: Campus Rape: The Problem with ‘Yes Means Yes’ – August 29
  52. Ian Tuttle: Feminists’ Failure on Rotherham - August 29
  53. Rick Moran: ‘Yes Means Yes’ Standard for Sexual Encounters in California Schools – August 29
  54. Leo Hohmann: Consenting to Sex Could Require a Text – August 29
  55. Charlotte Hays: California Moves Closer to Making “Yes Means Yes” Law – August 29
  56. Andrew Miltenberg: College Administrators Need Refresher Course in Due Process Under the Law – August 28
  57. KC Johnson: The Growing Sexual-Assault Investigations Industry – August 28
  58. Barbara Kay: Mothers against Fake Rape Seek to Turn the Tide of Drunken Allegations – August 27
  59. Robby Soave: It Was a Wild and Crazy Summer of Criminalizing Campus Sex – August 27
  60. Elizabeth Nolan Brown: When ‘Preventing Rape Promotes Rape,’ You’re Doing Feminism Wrong – August 26
  61. Hans Bader: The Frenzy Over “Rape Culture” Grows – August 25
  62. Tracy Frank: Nonprofit Supports Rights of Those Accused of Campus Sexual Assault – August 24
  63. Gordon Finley: The Denial of Due Process May Bankrupt Universities - August 24
  64. Asche Schow: Fallout from Campus Sexual Assault Hysteria: College Men Now Suspicious of Women – August 22
  65. Matt Lamb: New Startup Connects Students with a Lawyer the Minute They Get in Trouble – August 21
  66. Nick Anderson: Behind a Sexual Misconduct Case at Brandeis University: Questions on All Sides – August 20
  67. Asche Schow: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and the Cost of Sexual Assault on College Campuses – August 20
  68. Nick Anderson: Men Punished in Sexual Misconduct Cases on Colleges Campuses are Fighting Back – August 20
  69. Ron Collins: Young Men’s Guide to Campus Secessionism – August 20
  70. Robert Cubby: Calif. SB 967 and the Preponderance of the Evidence in Criminal Matters – August 19
  71. KC Johnson: Four Straight Legal Victories for Due Process – August 18
  72. Joseph Cohn: CT Campus Sexual Assault Bill Further Undermines Due Process – August 18
  73. Matt Lamb: Sexual-Assault Report: Yale Uses ‘Hearsay,’ ‘Scarlet Letter’ Against Accused – August 18
  74. NCFM – Carolinas: List of Legal Action Against Colleges for Due Process Violations Grows – August 18
  75. Emily Shire: Is UMass-Amherst Biased Against Male Students in Title IX Assault Cases? – August 18
  76. Las Vegas Review-Journal: Campus Sex Assault Bill Flattens Due Process - August 17
  77. Justin Dillon and Matt Kaiser: As You Were Saying…College ‘Courts’ Flunk Fairness Test - August 16
  78. Charlotte Hays: “Affirmative Consent” Laws Create More Confusion and Problems Than They Would Solve - August 15
  79. SAVE: NY Times Flops in Attempt to Rig the Campus Sexual Assault Debate – August 15
  80. Cynthia Garrett: Families Advocating for Campus Equality: Opposition to California SB 967 – August 14
  81. KC Johnson: Three GOP Senators Join the Crusade Against Due Process – August 14
  82. Edward Morrissey: Guilt by Accusation—How Colleges Deal with Campus Sex – August 14
  83. Asche Schow: Kelly Ayotte’s Spokeswoman Answers Questions About Campus Sexual Assault BillAugust 13
  84. Wendy McElroy: Devil’s in the Details of Campus Accountability and Safety Act – August 13
  85. Asche Schow: No, 1 in 5 Women Have Not Been Raped on College CampusesAugust 13
  86. KC Johnson: The Times’ One-Sided “Debate” on Sex HearingsAugust 13
  87. Kaitlyn Schallhorn: UNC System Campus Safety Group Recommends Removing Students from Sex Assault Hearings – August 13
  88. Samantha Harris: Law Enforcement Must Take the Lead in Campus Sexual Assault Cases – August 13
  89. Eric Owens: California Is About To Pass A Bizarre Law Making Sex A Legalistic Nightmare For College Males - August 13
  90. Washington Examiner: Obamacrats are Strangling Due Process Rights on Campus – August 12
  91. Maggie Lit: Univ. of Colorado Seeks Dismissal of Tenured Professor After He Called Alleged Sex Assault Victim ‘Promiscuous’ – August 12
  92. Kaitlyn Schallhorn: Professor: ‘Illegals at Border Have More Rights than College Students Accused of Rape’ – August 12
  93. Asche Schow: Backlash: College Men Challenge ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’ Standard for Sex Assault Cases – August 11
  94. Andrea Peyser: ‘Rape Culture’ Leads to Manhunts on Campus – August 11
  95. Dianna Thompson and Gordon Finley: ‘Affirmative Consent’ U – August 11
  96. James Alan Fox and Richard Moran: Sex Assault Surveys Not the Answer – August 10
  97. Michael Carl: Campus-Rape Bill Comes Under Heavy Fire - August 10
  98. A Voice for Male Students: The Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA): A Flawed Response to an Exaggerated Problem – August 9
  99. Jay Ambrose: Addressing College Issue Intelligently – August 8
  100. Matt Rocheleau: Ex-UMass Student Sues Over Expulsion in Sex Assault Case – August 8
  101. Caroline Kitchens: One-Sided Campus-Rape Bill  - August 7
  102. Charlotte Hays: CASA and the Presumption of Guilt - August 7
  103. Caroline Kitchens: Mothers for Due Process – August 7
  104. KC Johnson: How Yale Brands Innocent Males as Rapists – August 7
  105. Asche Schow: Four Better Ideas to Fight Campus Sexual Assault - August 6
  106. Hans Bader: Troubling Provision in Campus Accountability and Safety Act – August 6
  107. John Steele Gordon: The Repeal of Due Process on Campus – August 6
  108. Spencer Chase: New Sexual Assault Bills Possibly Better Than Nothing – August 5
  109. Charlotte Allen: Why Is Wesleyan Targeting Its Frats? – August 5
  110. Asche Schow: Two More Campus Sexual Assault Bills Introduced, Neither Addresses Due Process – August 5
  111. Asche Schow: Chuck Grassley’s Spokeswoman Responds to Questions on Campus Sexual Assault Bill - August 4
  112. Emily Jashinsky: Male Student Sues University, Accuses Gender Bias in Rape Case - August 4
  113. KC Johnson: A Depressing Year for Campus Due Process – August 3
  114. Michael Conzachi: The Current Push for Colleges to Investigate Allegations of Sexual Assault Can Hurt Valid Cases: A Law Enforcement Perspective – August 3
  115. Charlotte Hays: Some Takes on the Campus Accountability and Safety Act - August 1
  116. Greg Piper: Latest Sexual-Assault Bill: ‘Literally No Limit’ On College Fines For Violations – August 1
  117. Joseph Cohn: Third Campus Sexual Assault Bill Introduced in Congress: Still No Provisions Addressing Due Process  – August 1
  118. Diana Furchtgott-Roth: Bill to Address Fake Campus-Rape Epidemic Goes Too Far – August 1
  119. Amy Miller: Due Process for Accused Not a Priority in Campus Sexual Assault Reform Bill – August 1
  120. KC Johnson: Marco Rubio Doesn’t Care About Campus Due Process – August 1
  121. Joseph Cohn: Second Campus Sexual Assault Bill Introduced in Senate Yesterday – July 31
  122. Asche Schow: Marco Rubio Spokesman Answers Questions on Campus Sexual Assault BillJuly 31
  123. Kaitlyn Schallhorn: Sexual Assault Course Now Mandatory at Oklahoma State – July 31
  124. KC Johnson: Campus ‘Due Process Has No Lobby’ – July 31
  125. COTWA: Bipartisan Senate Bill on Campus Sexual Assault Seeks to Ensure that Every Accusation is Tantamount to a Finding of Guilt – July 31
  126. FIRE: Statement on Campus Accountability and Safety Act – July 30
  127. National Association of Scholars: Letter to Lamar Alexander - July 30
  128. COTWA: Harvard Student Council VP: Harvard Needs its Own Definition of Consent, But Doesn’t Seem to Know What That Should Be – July 30
  129. KC Johnson: Campus Rape Activists Feud Among Themselves – July 30
  130. COTWA: University of Cincinnati Launches Witch Hunt Against Men – July 30
  131. Katie Baker: Meet The Sexual Assault Adviser Top U.S. Colleges Have On Speed Dial - July 28
  132. KC Johnson: Harvard Joins the Ivy League’s Race to the Bottom – July 28
  133. KC Johnson: HuffPost Gets It Wrong on a Campus Rape Case – July 24
  134. Jonathan Taylor: 10 Reasons False Rape Accusations are Common - July 22
  135. Stephanie Keaveney: University Conduct Boards Lack Training Standards for Student Members – July 22
  136. Jeremy Roebuck and Susan Snyder: College Backlash and a Difficult Balancing Act on Sex Assault – July 21
  137. KC Johnson: At Swarthmore, “A Very Low Bar” to Deem Students a Rapist – July 21
  138. COTWA: Female Title IX Complainant Supports Lawsuit of Male Ex-Classmate Who Claims School Denied Him Due Process - July 21
  139. Ben Boychuk: The “Affirmative Consent” Trap – July 18
  140. John Banzhaf: Illegals Crossing Border Have More Rights Than College Students Accused of Rape – July 18
  141. Charlotte Hays: What’s Wrong with College Rape Tribunals? – July 16
  142. Joseph Cohn: More Observers Question the Wisdom of Leaving Campus Sex Assault Adjudications to Administrators – July 16
  143. COTWA: Witch Hunt at Amhert - July 16
  144. KC Johnson: A One-Sided Conference On Sexual Assault - July 16
  145. Minding the Campus: A New Organization Aims to Restore Due Process on Campus – July 16
  146. Michael McKeon: Wells v. Xavier University: Investigating Campus Sexual Assaults and The Perils of Predetermination Under Title IX – July 16
  147. Robert D. Carle: The Trouble with Campus Rape Tribunals – July 14
  148. KC Johnson: The Times Muffles Another Campus Rape Case – July 14
  149. COTWA: Liberal Pundit is Branded a ‘Rape Denier’ for Daring to Question the One-in-Five Stat – July 14
  150. Heather MacDonald: Another College Gets the Times Treatment on Sexual Assault – July 14
  151. Will Creeley: Reviewing the Senate Subcommittee’s Report on Campus Sexual Assault Policies – July 14
  152. COTWA: McCaskill Sexual Assault Report Reveals Staggering Due Process Deficiencies – July 13
  153. Ben Boychuk: Don’t Combat ‘Rape Culture’ by Taking Away Rights – July 12
  154. Mona Charen: How to Fight Sexual Assault – July 11
  155. Eleanor Clift: Is the Campus Rape Crisis Overblown? – July 10
  156. COTWA: Sen. McCaskill’s Report on Campus Sexual Assault Reveals a Disturbing Bias Against the Accused – July 10
  157. John Banzhaf: Sen. McCaskill Would Indoctrinate Judges About “Rape Myths” – July 10
  158. KC Johnson: Claire McCaskill Declares War on Due Process – July 10
  159. COTWA: Feminist Professors Attempt to Prove Campus Rape is an Epidemic – July 8
  160. COTWA: If Your Son is Accused of Sexual Assault at Dartmouth, He Has Fewer Rights Than “Illegal” Aliens at Removal Hearings – July 7
  161. Susan Kruth: New York Times’ Misses Opportunity to Report on Campus Due Process Violations – July 7
  162. Bob Unruh: Campus-Assault Crackdown Provoking Expensive Backlash – July 6
  163. KC Johnson: New Data Refutes ‘Rape Culture’ Activists - July 3
  164. COTWA: Brett Sokolow: Many Students Accused of Sexual Misconduct are “getting much less of a fair shake than they used to” – July 3
  165. Ronald Bailey: Campus Rape Rate Below National Average? – July 3
  166. COTWA: California’s Much-Maligned Proposed “Affirmative Consent” Law is Amended in Ways that are Positive for the Accused – July 2
  167. Cathy Young: ‘Affirmative Consent': The Sex Police on the Defensive – July 1

January 1 – June 30

  1. Prudence Paine: Rape Culture Theory Ensnares Innocent Men – June 30
  2. Mairead Mcardle: California ‘Affirmative Consent’ Sex Bill Imposes Low Legal Standard for Guilt – June 30
  3. Susan Kruth: Senators Ask Key Questions at Hearing on Campus Sexual Assault – June 30
  4. Harvey Mansfield: Feminism and Its Discontents: Rape Culture at Harvard – June 30
  5. Cathy Young: ‘Teach Men Not to Rape’: Turn off the Outrage Machine – June 29
  6. Ross Douthat: Stopping Campus Rape - June 28
  7. Matt Rocheleau: College Students Fight Sexual Assault Accusations – June 27
  8. KC Johnson: College Attorneys Face the War on Due Process – June 27
  9. Stephanie Wang: Panel: Campus Rape Epidemic May Be Overblown – June 27
  10. John Banzhaf: Still Another Date-Rape Accused Wins With Legal Action – June 27
  11. Hans Bader: Senator McCaskill and Obama Administration Bureaucrats: Most Americans are Rapists - June 26
  12. Mark Perry: Do We Really Have a Campus Sexual Assault ‘Epidemic’? – June 26
  13. Susan Kruth: College and University Lawyers Struggle with Federal Guidance on Sexual Assault – June 26
  14. American Council on Education: Letter to Senators Harkin and Alexander – June 25
  15. American Council for Trustees and Alumni: Statement of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni – June 25
  16. Eric Kelderman: College Lawyers Confront a Thicket of Rules on Sexual Assault – June 25
  17. Susan Kruth: Senators McCaskill and Blumenthal Lead Third Roundtable on Campus Sexual Assault – June 25
  18. KC Johnson: A Slippery Definition of Rape Is Likely at Top Schools - June 24
  19. COTWA: Economist: The Government’s One-in-Five Number Doesn’t Add Up – June 24
  20. David Bernstein: Here’s How the Smear Machine Works–Courtesy of Michelle Dean and Gawker – June 24
  21. Hans Bader: McCaskill Endorses Loopy Version of Sexual Consent – June 24
  22. Charlotte Hays: Big Sisterism in the Bedroom? – June 24
  23. Charlotte Allen: “But Rape Culture!” Lame Excuses for California’s “Affirmative Consent” Bill on Campus Sex – June 23
  24. : Rage Against the Outrage Machine – June 23
  25. Mark Perry: More on the White House Claims about Campus Sexual Assault – June 23
  26. Susan Kruth: United Educators’ Statistics Show Strong Claims from Accused Students – June 23
  27. Blake Thorne: UM-Flint Economist Crunched the Numbers that Got Columnist George Will in Hot Water over Column on Campus Sexual Assaults – June 23
  28. Charlotte Hays: Harvey Mansfield on the “Rape Culture” at Harvard – June 23
  29. David Bernstein: YOU are a rapist; yes YOU! – June 23
  30. Michelle Goldberg: Why the Campus Rape Crisis Confounds Colleges – June 23
  31. Andrew Klavan: Caught Lying by George Will, the Left Lies About George Will! – June 22
  32. Cathy Young: California’s Absurd Intervention Over Dorm Room Sex – June 22
  33. Fiddling Sociologist: Title IX Profiteers – June 22
  34. COTWA: Brett Sokolow: Some Colleges “have let the pendulum swing too far in the wrong direction” – June 20
  35. COTWA: Occidental College Professor Ratchets up the Hostility to College Men Accused of Sex Offenses – June 20
  36. Noah Rothman: George Will: ‘I take sexual assault more seriously’ than those trying to silence me – June 20
  37. Steven Greenhut: Do College Students Really Need a Law to Say No to Sex? – June 20
  38. Susan Kruth: Occidental Belatedly Attempts to Seal Case Documents—and Fails  – June 19
  39. Peter Wood: Questioning the Data on Sexual Assault – June 19
  40. David Bernstein: (Mis)reading George Will – June 19
  41. Robby Soave: George Will Was Right: Victimhood Undeniably Confers Privilege on Campuses – June 19
  42. Charlotte Hays: St. Louis Post-Dispatch to George Will: Shut Up! – June 19
  43. William Jacobson: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Dumps George Will for Speaking Uncomfortably about Campus Victimhood – June 19
  44. Robby Soave: Can Someone Just Invent an ‘I Consent to Sex’ iPhone App Already? – June 18
  45. KC Johnson: If She Had Drinks, You May Be a Rapist – June 18
  46. Spencer Case: Should Guilt and Innocence Matter On Campus? – June 16
  47. KC Johnson: Not So Credible Analysts of Campus Rape – June 16
  48. Jazz Shaw: Dem Senators Bring Verbal Pen-knife to Verbal Gunfight with George Will - June 15
  49. Bob Unruh: You Won’t Believe New Campus Rules on ‘Rape’ – June 15
  50. Cathy Young: The Brown Case: Does It Still Look Like Rape? – June 15
  51. Steve Greenhut: California Bill Would Reach into College Students’ Bedrooms – June 15
  52. George Will: George Will Responds to Senators on his Sexual Assault Column – June 13
  53. Stan Sinberg: Bill Proposes to Make College Students Resent Lawyers – June 13
  54. Charlotte Hays: Latest Bogus Figure: 51 Percent Surge in Sex Crimes on Campus – June 13
  55. Caroline Kitchens: Are Campus Sex Crimes on the Rise? – June 13
  56. Steve Greenhut: Sign Here Before We Go Beyond Kissing – June 13
  57. Robin Wilson: Opening New Front in Campus-Rape Debate, Brown Student Tells Education Dept. His Side - June 12
  58. Heather Wilhem: Feminists and Their Daddy Issues – June 12
  59. COTWA: Affirmative Consent Co-Author: “Your guess is as good as mine.” – June 12
  60. Walter Olson: A Presumption of Guilt in Sexual Assault Cases – June 11
  61. Joanna Williams: Female Students Shouldn’t Play the Victim Card – June 11
  62. Andrew Johnson: Will’s Bout with Feminists - June 11
  63. Daniel Drezner: There are Actual Tradeoffs Involved in Addressing Sexual Assaults in College – June 11
  64. Mark Tapson: Miss USA’s Self-Defense Empowerment – June 10
  65. Sandy Banks: Campuses Must Distinguish Between Assault and Youthful Bad Judgment – June 9
  66. Cathy Young: California Bill Brings Government Into the Bedroom – June 9
  67. Charlotte Hays: George Will on the Administration’s Suspect Campus Sexual Assault Statistic – June 9
  68. KC Johnson: Warning: Try Not to Have Sex at Stanford – June 9
  69. Cathy Young: Brown University Student Speaks Out on What It’s Like to Be Accused of Rape – June 8
  70. Josh Dulaney: Students Question ‘Affirmative Consent’ Bill Designed to Combat Sexual Assaults – June 8
  71. George Will: The Fruits of Progressivism – June 7
  72. Teresa Watanabe: More College Men are Fighting Back Against Sexual Misconduct Cases – June 7
  73. Joshua Rhett Miller: Good Grades, Good Home Gets College Student Profiled as Rapist, Claims Lawsuit – June 6
  74. Glenn Ricketts: Sexual Assault on College Campuses: A Compendium of Key Sources – June 6
  75. KC Johnson: Occidental and the “Rape Culture” Hysteria – June 6
  76. George Mathis: College Sex may Require Formal Consent - June 5
  77. Brandon Camhi: Don’t Rush to Embrace Mandatory Expulsion Until All Rights Protected – June 5
  78. FIRE: Sexual Assault Injustice at Occidental: College Railroads Accused Student  – June 4
  79. COTWA: Stanford Grad Students Want Men Accused of Rape Kicked off Campus Altogether While the School’s Investigation Drags on for Months – June 4
  80. Tyler Kingkade: Students Expelled For Sexual Assault Turning To Lawsuits To Regain Diplomas – June 4
  81. Brendan Malone: How Not to Solve the Problem of Rape Culture – June 4
  82. FIRE: A Closer Look at Senator McCaskill’s Second Roundtable on Campus Sexual AssaultJune 4
  83. KC Johnson: Duke’s “Independent Investigator” Erodes Due Process – June 3
  84. Blake Neff: Activists Raise Alarm About California Sex Assault Bill - June 2
  85. Jacob Gershman: Judge Blocks Expulsion of Duke Student Accused of Sexual Misconduct – June 2
  86. COTWA: University of Oregon Senate Lowered the Standard to “Preponderance of the Evidence,” But Some Didn’t Understand What That Means – June 2
  87. Samantha Harris: California ‘Affirmative Consent’ Bill Puts Colleges in Untenable Position – June 2
  88. Amy Otto: What The White House Said About Sexual Assault And Why They’re Wrong – June 1
  89. AJ Delgado: What Happens When You Challenge ‘Rape Culture’ Orthodoxy – May 30
  90. Joe Cohn: NCHERM’s Open Letter on Campus Sexual Assault Reveals Common Ground – May 30
  91. KC Johnson: Duke, Grossly Unfair Again, Is Back in Court - May 29
  92. COTWA: Commentary on the NCHERM ‘Open Letter to Higher Education about Sexual Violence’ - May 29
  93. KC Johnson: Second Thoughts Among Foes of Due Process? – May 28
  94. COTWA: Does Sen. McCaskill Acknowledge the Need for Due Process in Efforts to Curb Campus Sexual Violence? – May 28
  95. FIRE: College Risk Management Lawyers Call Out FIRE (Without Doing Their Homework) – May 27
  96. Cathy Young: Another Side to the Campus Sexual-Assault Mess – May 26
  97. Susan Kruth: Court Allows Suit by Expelled Saint Joseph’s Student to Proceed – May 22
  98. KC Johnson: Here Come the Lawsuits over Sex Hearings: Accused Males Take on Columbia and Drew – May 22
  99. Scott Greenfield: When Drunk Becomes Rape (Because Some Profs Say So) – May 21
  100. Hans Bader: Punishment First, Trial Later, or Never: The Education Department’s Investigation of Tufts University – May 21
  101. Minding the Campus: Combatting Mainstream Silence on Campus Star Chambers - May 21
  102. Charlotte Hays: Presumed Guilty Is the New Standard Where Sex Is Concerned – May 20
  103. Anna Windemuth: At Columbia, Suit Alleges Sexual Assault Investigation Discriminated Against Male Student – May 19
  104. Hans Bader: On Colleges and Evidence Standards – May 19
  105. KC Johnson: More on Vassar’s Rigged Sex Hearing – May 19
  106. John Banzhaf: Students Accused of Rape Can Fight Back: Court OKs Suits Against University, Employees, and Female – May 19
  107. AJ Delgado: Crying Rape – May 19
  108. William Jacobson: Suspended Columbia Athlete Files Federal Lawsuit over Campus Sexual Assault Conviction – May 19
  109. Mark Perry: Before Declaring a ‘Rape Epidemic,’ has Anybody Checked the Actual Data? Apparently Not. – May 17
  110. Daily Caller: Obama Administration’s Sexual-Assault Tribunals Are Hysterical Witch Hunts Against Men – May 16
  111. Jonathan Taylor: Vigilante Rape Hysteria at Columbia University – May 16
  112. KC Johnson:  A Win for an Accused Male at St. Joe’s - May 16
  113. Christina Hoff Sommers: Rape Culture is a ‘Panic Where Paranoia, Censorship, and False Accusations Flourish’ - May 15
  114. Community of the Wrongly Accused: Shocking Injustice at Columbia University: A Student is Fired from the School Blog on the Basis of an Unfounded Accusation – May 15
  115. Matthew Kaiser: Some Rules About Consent Are ‘Unfair to Male Students’ - May 15
  116. Nikita Chirov: Eshan Jayamanne Exclusive Interview; Response to Criticism  – May 15
  117. Jeb Rubenfeld: Overbroad Definitions of Sexual Assault are Deeply Counter-Productive’ – May 15
  118. Diane Dietz: Rights Complaint Slams UO - May 14
  119. Derek Draplin: U-M Sued Over Questionable Investigation of “Sexual Misconduct” – May 14
  120. Cathy Young: Colleges Can’t Play Cop in Sexual Assault Investigations - May 14
  121. Peter Wood: The White House War on Men – May 14
  122. Community of the Wrongly Accused: Sandra Fluke Wants to Further Erode Your Son’s Rights on Campus – May 14
  123. KC Johnson: The Times’ Shoddy Reporting on Campus Rape – May 13
  124. Caroline Kitchens: Overreaching on Campus Rape – May 13
  125. Los Angeles Times Editorial Board: How to Deal with the Campus Sexual Assault Crisis – May 13
  126. Nikita Chirkov: Trinity University Student Kicked Out of School and Deported after Shady Sexual Assault Procedures – May 13
  127. Wall Street Journal Letters to the Editor: On Fairly Adjudicating College Sexual-Assault Charges – May 12
  128. Thomas Sowell: Politically Correct Campus Lynch Mobs – May 12
  129. Gordon Finley: Sex: The New War on Men – May 12
  130. KC Johnson: A Bizarre Report on Campus Rape – May 11
  131. Mark Perry: Only 1 in 36 Women at Ohio State are Sexually Assaulted, Not 1 in 5 – May 9
  132. Samantha Harris: Sexual-Assault Task-Force Folly – May 8
  133. Kathleen A. Bogle and Anne M. Coughlin: The Missing Key to Fighting Sexual Assault on Campus – May 8
  134. Heather McDonald: The Obama Administration’s Deserving Victims – May 8
  135. Froma Harrop: Victims of Campus Rape Should be Dialing 911 – May 8
  136. Liz Peek: How College Sex Became Obama’s War on Men – May 7
  137. Daniel Henninger: Creating a Federal Hunting License – May 7
  138. Cathy Young: The White House’s Report on Campus Sexual Assault Relies on the Lowest Common Denominator – May 6
  139. Naomi Riley: The Real Rx for Campus Rape — Give Up on Liberal ‘Answers’ – May 6
  140. Charlotte Hays: About the White House’s Sexual Assault Statistics… – May 6
  141. USA Today Editorial Board: College Rape Tribunals Fail Students – May 6
  142. Community of the Wrongly Accused: Yes, Department of Education, Colleges Routinely Mishandle Sexual Assault Claims, But Not in the Way You Think – May 6
  143. Will Creeley: Concern Grows over White House Task Force’s Recommendations – May 6
  144. Abby Schachter: Rape and Justice: Why Shoddy Numbers are to be Avoided – May 6
  145. Samantha Harris: One in Five? The White House’s Questionable Sexual Assault Data – May 5
  146. Megan McArdle: Rape on Campus Belongs in the Courts – May 5
  147. Wendy Kaminer: Victimizing the Accused? Obama’s Campus Sexual Assault Guidelines Raise Concerns – May 5
  148. Matt Kaiser and Justin Dillon: The White House Flunks a Test on Sexual Assault – May 5
  149. Cathy Reinsenwitz: How Government Created the Campus Rape Crisis – May 3
  150. KC Johnson: 55 Schools the Feds will Investigate – May 2
  151. Glenn Kessler (Washington Post Fact Checker): One in Five Women in College Sexually Assaulted: The Source of this Statistic – May 1
  152. Robert Shibley: Due Process, Clarity Suffer As Feds Tackle Campus Sexual Assault – May 1
  153. Charlotte Hays: More on the White House’s Bogus Rape Statistic – May 1
  154. Mark Perry: More on the White House Claim that 1 in 5 Women are Sexually Assaulted While in College – April 30
  155. Hans Bader: Obama Administration Attacks Cross-Examination and Due Process Rights in Campus Guidance – April 30
  156. Mark Perry: How About a ‘Renewed Call’ for the WH to Stop Spreading False Campus Sexual Assault Information? – April 29
  157. KC Johnson: The White House Joins the War on Men – April 29
  158. Robby Soave: WH Report On Sexual Assault Gets Major Facts Wrong, Threatens Freedom – April 29
  159. Charlotte Hays: “Advocacy Research” Has Produced Bogus Statistics on Campus Sexual Violence – April 29
  160. Jonathan Taylor: Brett Sokolow to Education Administrators: Stop Punishing Men for Consensual Drunk Sex – April 29
  161. Foundation for Individual Rights in Education: FIRE Responds to White House Task Force Report on Campus Sexual Assault – April 29
  162. Timothy Phelps: Guidelines to Curb Campus Sexual Assaults Raise Concerns for Accused – April 29
  163. James Taranto: The Other Side of Title IX – April 28
  164. Sandy Hingston: Rape, Rape-Rape and Sexual Assault at Colleges – April 28
  165. KC Johnson: Fighting Rape by Treating Due Process as an Alien Concept – April 25
  166. Brett Sokolow: Sex and Booze – April 24
  167. Bob Unruh: Cry Rape? Not Enough for Campus Convictions - April 3
  168. KC Johnson: A Partial Victory for Due Process on Campus – April 3
  169. Caroline Kitchens: It’s Time to End ‘Rape Culture’ Hysteria – March 20
  170. KC Johnson: ‘Rape Culture’ Fraud — Unmasking a Delusion – March 18
  171. Bob Unruh: College Facing Trial for Branding Innocent Student ‘Rapist’ – March 14
  172. KC Johnson: A First — Accused of Rape, Xavier Student Wins a Round in Federal Court – March 13
  173. Wendy McElroy: Making Men Rapists – March 12
  174. Suzanne Venker: College Men Aren’t Closet Rapists – March 7
  175. KC Johnson: Task Force Comment – March 4
  176. Barbara Kay: Rape Culture and the Delusions of the Feminist Mind – February 28
  177. Bob Unruh: Feds Want Campus Sex Convictions Made Easier – February 24
  178. Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network: Recommendations to the White House Task Force – February 28
  179. KC Johnson: A Deceptive California Bill on Campus Rape – February 16
  180. William Jacobson: Is Dartmouth Now a Due Process Danger Zone for Men? – February 15
  181. KC Johnson: The Misguided Campaign to Protect Women – February 9
  182. Susan Kruth: Poll Reveals Distrust of Colleges’ Handling of Sexual Misconduct Complaints – February 7
  183. Cathy Young: Criminal Law and the Moral Panic on Campus Rape – January 28
  184. Suzanne Venker: Memo to VP Biden: Male Rapists are Not Lurking on Every Campus Corner – January 27
  185. Katherine Connell: Twisting Sexual Assault StatisticsJanuary 24
  186. Cathy Young: The White House Overreaches on Campus Rape - January 23
  187. KC Johnson: Newsweek, California, and Campus Rape Tribunals – January 9


The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has documented why the 2011 sexual assault policy and the 2013 sexual harassment directive are flawed. The American Association of University Professors and 12 other organizations have also come out against the Department of Education policy.



  • Dan Subotnik: The Duke Rape Case Five Years Later: Lessons for the Academy, the Media, and the Criminal Justice System, 45 Akron L. Rev. 883, 891 (2011)
  • Stephen Henrick: A Hostile Environment for Student Defendants: Title IX and Sexual Assault on College Campuses Northern Kentucky Law Review, 40 N. Ky. L. Rev. 49 (2013)
  • Barclay Sutton Hendrix: A Feather on One Side, A Brick on the Other: Tilting the Scales Against Males Accused of Sexual Assault in Campus Disciplinary Proceedings, 47 Ga. L. Rev. 591 (2013)
  • Ryan Ellis: Mandating Injustice: The Preponderance of the Evidence Mandate Creates a New Threat to Due Process on Campus, 32 Rev. Litig. 65, 90 (2013)