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California Governor Vetoes Due Process Denying SB-169

California Governor Vetoes Due Process Denying SB-169 UCLA Faculty Association Monday, October 16, 2017 Veto Governor Brown is in the midst of feverish signing and vetoing various bills. One bill - SB 169 - would have put into California law the now-revoked federal "guidance" to universities of under Title 9 relating to sexual assault and [...]

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CRITICS SLAM DEVOS FOR BEING FAIR

CRITICS SLAM DEVOS FOR BEING FAIR SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 KC JOHNSON Nearly 60 Democratic legislators tweeted criticism of Education Secretary Betsy Devos’ speech, which advocated a fairer approach and more respect for due process in campus Title IX tribunals. The preferred adjectives included“terrible,” “despicable,” “insulting, “perverse,” “appalling,” “disgraceful,” “shameful,” and “dangerous. No congressional Democrat, in any way, praised [...]

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The feds will let colleges use higher evidence standard in Title IX cases: report

The feds will let colleges use higher evidence standard in Title IX cases: report GREG PIPER - ASSOCIATE EDITOR •SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 But won’t enforce interim rules like Obama officials did No one was sure exactly what Education Secretary Betsy DeVos* intended to change in Obama administration guidance on Title IX enforcement when she spoke generally in [...]

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Why are some feminists siding with Trump on sexual assault policy?

Why are some feminists siding with Trump on sexual assault policy? PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS/ASSOCIATED PRESS By Stephanie Ebbert GLOBE STAFF  SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos last week announced plans to revise the nation’s guidelines on campus sexual assault, the predictable din of outrage drowned out the applause from some unlikely corners of college campuses: Many liberals actually [...]

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Fighting back against the ‘campus rape myth’

Fighting back against the ‘campus rape myth’ DANIEL PAYNE - ASSISTANT EDITOR •SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 Digging ourselves out of the Title IX hole will not be easy Nearly a vcade ago, City Journal ran an indispensable essay by Heather Mac Donald that explored “the campus rape myth.” In an ideal world it would have been all [...]

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Do Conservatives Take Rape Seriously?

Do Conservatives Take Rape Seriously? Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at George Mason University, September 7, 2017. by MONA CHAREN September 15, 2017 12:00 AM In combating misinformation, they should be careful not to dismiss or abandon victims. Have conservatives forsaken rape victims? That’s one of the more challenging questions posed following the furor over [...]

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Prof resigns, apologizes for condoning sexual assault of DeVos

Prof resigns, apologizes for condoning sexual assault of DeVos Adam SabesMississippi Campus Correspondent@asabes10on Sep 14, 2017 at 12:20 PM EDT An Austin Community College professor has resigned amid fallout from a recent tweet in which he said, “I’m not wishing for it...but I’d be ok if #BetsyDevos was sexually assaulted." Robert Ranco had already resigned [...]

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Betsy DeVos Stands for the Rights of Victims

Gabriel Scarlett/The Denver Post via AP Betsy DeVos Stands for the Rights of Victims  By Patrice Onwuka September 13, 2017 Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos deserves high marks for reviewing – and hopefully overturning – Obama-era policies governing campus sexual assaults. This is an important step to strengthen the pursuit of justice for victims and to [...]

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The DeVos revision of sexual-abuse rules will reveal who stands where on due process.

Sexual Politics The DeVos revision of sexual-abuse rules will reveal who stands where on due process. Daniel Henninger Sept. 13, 2017 6:50 p.m. ET In the annals of American justice, it will be hard to exceed what the Obama administration tried to do with its Title IX guidance letter in 2011. The letter from the [...]

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PR: To Reduce Lawsuit Risk, Administrators Need to Implement New OCR Sexual Assault Guidelines

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org To Reduce Lawsuit Risk, Administrators Need to Implement New OCR Sexual Assault Guidelines WASHINGTON / October 11, 2017 – Since the issuance of the federal Dear Colleague Letter in 2011, nearly 200 lawsuits have been filed by accused students alleging lack of due process. (1) Implementation [...]

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