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First-of-its-kind domestic violence shelter for all-male victims opens in Arkansas

Bethania Palma Markus A domestic violence shelter serving male victims has opened in Arkansas and is perhaps one of the first of its kind, according to Arkansas Online. The Taylor House Domestic Violence Shelter for Men could be the first registered, stand-alone shelter for men in the country, said Patty Duncan, executive director of the non-profit [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on First-of-its-kind domestic violence shelter for all-male victims opens in Arkansas

Judge: Accused students have right to cross-examination

By Ashe Schow An Ohio judge has ruled that a student accused of campus sexual assault potentially had his due-process rights violated when he was denied the ability to cross-examine his accuser. John Doe, as he’s identified in court records, and his attorneys filed a preliminary injunction against the school in order to halt his [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|Due Process, False Allegations, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Judge: Accused students have right to cross-examination

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 [...]

By |November 28th, 2016|Campus, Office for Civil Rights, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Dear Colleague Letter on Sexual Violence: Surveying the Damage

Woman posted false sexual assault claim because she was ‘distraught over the recent election’

By InfoWars A woman who claimed in a Facebook post that she was a victim of a sexual assault and that Kirkland Police responded but did not investigate, made it all up. Police say the woman, who they did not identify, admitted she fabricated the entire event. She told police she posted the false claim [...]

By |November 24th, 2016|False Allegations, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Woman posted false sexual assault claim because she was ‘distraught over the recent election’

Lawsuit Alleges Bias in University Sexual Assault Investigation

By Josh Girsky This post has been updated with a comment from the Senior Director of Media Relations Already in the midst of five open Title IX investigations, Cornell is now facing a lawsuit alleging that the University’s Title IX coordinator, Sarah Affel, neglected to investigate a complaint by a student who was involved in [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Discrimination, False Allegations, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Lawsuit Alleges Bias in University Sexual Assault Investigation

PR: Wesley College Determination Letter, Presidential Election May Portend Overhaul of Campus Sexual Assault Procedures

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Christopher Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry(at)saveservices.org   Wesley College Determination Letter, Presidential Election May Portend Overhaul of Campus Sexual Assault Procedures WASHINGTON / November 18, 2016 – A recent Determination Letter from the federal Office for Civil Rights, along with impending administrative changes at the Department of Education, highlight the need for [...]

By |November 18th, 2016|Campus, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on PR: Wesley College Determination Letter, Presidential Election May Portend Overhaul of Campus Sexual Assault Procedures

A Real Dialogue For A Change

By Cathy Young A panel on “Grappling with Campus Rape" was part of the "Hot Topic" program at the American Association of Law Schools annual meeting, held January 6-10 in midtown Manhattan. Indeed, that issue has been the focus of particularly intense polemics in academia. A number of law professors, even some with strong liberal [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|Sexual Assault, Title IX|Comments Off on A Real Dialogue For A Change

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

My name is Alison and I am a survivor of rape hysteria

By Alison Tieman What makes rape a special kind of violence? It’s not the physical damage, which can be very minimal; it’s the emotional damage, which can be catastrophic. Rape makes you afraid; it taints your trust in the world and twists how you see it. It drives you into a prison of fear. But [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|Rape-Culture Hysteria|Comments Off on My name is Alison and I am a survivor of rape hysteria

Victim Centered Investigations: COPS/PERF Report Gets It All Wrong

Victim Centered Investigations: COPS/PERF Report Gets It All Wrong Richard Davis November 14, 2016 An early report from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) documents that before putting any crime prevention program in place. its effectiveness must first be demonstrated:https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles/171676.PDF. But earlier this year the Department of Justice, through its Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), [...]

By |November 14th, 2016|Sexual Assault, Victim-Centered Investigations|Comments Off on Victim Centered Investigations: COPS/PERF Report Gets It All Wrong