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College apparently settles with accused student whose disability made alleged rape impossible

College apparently settles with accused student whose disability made alleged rape impossible GREG PIPER - ASSOCIATE EDITOR •AUGUST 10, 2017 Allegations depend on him having functional feet Colleges sometimes undertake such mediocre investigations of sexual-assault allegations that they ignore or wave off basic factual problems with the allegations. In the case of Augustana University, those include [...]

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Pulling Back on Title IX Enforcement

Pulling Back on Title IX Enforcement Georgia’s state higher education board votes to pull the most serious investigations to the central office, a shift that angers many advocates for assault victims, who already believe the new policies are out of line with federal law. By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf August 9, 2017 University System of Georgia Board of Regents [...]

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Will Raising the Burden of Proof Fix Title IX?

Will Raising the Burden of Proof Fix Title IX? In conjunction with the pending undoing of the Title IX “guidance” letters used to radicalize sexual culpability on campus, a question is being batted around with how far to go to return fairness and normalcy to campuses. This, it should be noted, is because those who are concerned [...]

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The Misguided Idea of the War Over Campus Sexual Assault

Naomi R. Shatz, ContributorAttorney, Zalkind Ducan & Bernstein, LLP The Misguided Idea of the War Over Campus Sexual Assault 08/02/2017 08:51 pm ET On July 13th, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos held a day of meetings with various groups about campus sexual assault. Secretary DeVos held one panel with students who said they had experienced [...]

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Comments on the Contemporary Academy Campus Due Process, Back at the 6th Circuit

Comments on the Contemporary Academy Campus Due Process, Back at the 6th Circuit August 1, 2017August 1, 2017 KC Johnson In recent years, campus due process claims have fared poorly before courts in the 6th Circuit. Judge Susan Dlott dismissed a complaint against Miami despite what she deemed the “troubling” allegation that the university’s chief investigator discouraged an [...]

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False conviction rate could hit 33 percent if real courts mimicked campus courts

False conviction rate could hit 33 percent if real courts mimicked campus courts AUGUST 1, 2017 Imagine the howls from activists across the ideological spectrum, from Black Lives Matters to Blue Lives Matter, if research suggested the rate of false convictions was approaching one in three defendants. Now ask yourself why we aren’t howling about [...]

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Student Who Refused To Back Title IX Assault Claim Says School Threatened Her

Student Who Refused To Back Title IX Assault Claim Says School Threatened Her  IAN MILES CHEONG Contributor 7:12 PM 08/01/2017 A female University of Southern California (USC) student is claiming that the school’s Title IX office threatened her for disavowing accusations of domestic violence. Zoe Katz, the girlfriend of a male student whose college football [...]

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LAWSUIT: Woman forced herself on me, Penn State kicked me out as the rapist

LAWSUIT: Woman forced herself on me, Penn State kicked me out as the rapist COLLEGE FIX STAFF •AUGUST 1, 2017   Snubbed would-be girlfriend gets revenge? Pennsylvania State University has been summoned to federal court to explain why it expelled an immigrant male student from a 7-year program in response to a fellow student allegedly forcing [...]

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PR: Universities Face Major Changes in Title IX Landscape as Administrators Prepare for Fall Semester

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Christopher Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Universities Face Major Changes in Title IX Landscape as Administrators Prepare for Fall Semester WASHINGTON / August 14, 2017 – Last week the University of Georgia Board of Regents approved wide-ranging changes in the sexual assault policies at the campuses it oversees. The revisions were designed [...]

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A New Immigration Racket Emerges: Green Cards for Fake Abuse Victims

A New Immigration Racket Emerges: Green Cards for Fake Abuse Victims David Root August 3, 2017 US citizens and residents should beware of this “green card” fraudster. These immigrants prey on residents with the goal of a marrying for a green card-not love. The US citizen or resident marries in good faith, while the immigrant spouse alleges abuse to throw off suspicions it was [...]

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