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E-lert: We Need to Hear from YOU!

E-lert: We Need to Hear from YOU! SAVE is starting a new project: collecting stories from people like you about why you support our draft bill, CEFTA, and/or why you oppose CASA. We want to hear your stories, your voice, your opinions. You can find SAVE's draft bill here: http://www.saveservices.org/sexual-assault/cefta/ And you can find more [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Campus Accountability and Safety Act, CEFTA, E-lert|Comments Off on E-lert: We Need to Hear from YOU!

E-lert: Alma Mater Matters — Contact Your School Today!

E-lert: Alma Mater Matters -- Contact Your School Today! A new trend called "victim-centered investigations" is troubling us at SAVE. The gist of the new investigatory approach is to start from believing the complainant and to continue the investigation from the complainant's perspective--thus ending the police's role as neutral fact-finder: http://www.saveservices.org/sexual-assault/investigations/ Colleges are starting to [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Due Process, E-lert, False Allegations, Law Enforcement, Sex Education, Sex Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Training, Victims|Comments Off on E-lert: Alma Mater Matters — Contact Your School Today!

E-lert: School’s Back: Educate Your Legislators!

E-lert: School's Back: Educate Your Legislators! Are you a teacher? You can be. Your state legislators handle many, many issues, and there are many areas of the law that they can't always keep up-to-date on. Because today is the official launch date for SAVE's new campus sexual assault bill, the Campus Equality, Fairness, and Transparency [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accountability, Bills, E-lert, Office for Civil Rights, Sex Education, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on E-lert: School’s Back: Educate Your Legislators!

E-lert: What Is the Red Zone?

E-lert: What Is the Red Zone? It is now football season, but the 'red zone' we're talking about doesn't have to deal with an end zone. Instead, the time between when schools start up and Thanksgiving is known as the 'red zone' because that is when the most campus sexual assaults are reported. Help us [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Accusing U., Bills, Campus Accountability and Safety Act, CEFTA, Dating Violence, E-lert, Sex Education, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on E-lert: What Is the Red Zone?

PR: How ‘Victim-Centered’ Investigations Undermine the Presumption of Innocence and Victimize the Innocent

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Email: glauterio@prosecutorintegrity.org How ‘Victim-Centered’ Investigations Undermine the Presumption of Innocence and Victimize the Innocent: Upcoming Teleconference WASHINGTON / September 19, 2016 – A national teleconference will be held on the topic, “How ‘Victim-Centered’ Investigations Undermine the Presumption of Innocence and Victimize the Innocent.” The event will address how “victim-centered” investigations remove the [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|Press Release, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on PR: How ‘Victim-Centered’ Investigations Undermine the Presumption of Innocence and Victimize the Innocent

Most College Rapists Never Spend a Day in Jail

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Most College Rapists Never Spend a Day in Jail:  SAVE Calls on Lawmakers to End Campus ‘Kangaroo Courts’ WASHINGTON / September 13, 2016 – Two weeks after former Stanford University student Brock Turner was released from jail after serving a 3-month sentence for raping an unconscious [...]

By |September 13th, 2016|CEFTA, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Most College Rapists Never Spend a Day in Jail

PR: Federal Directive Triggered Spurt of Lawsuits Against Universities For Alleged Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases, Report Says

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Email: glauterio@saveservices.org Federal Directive Triggered Spurt of Lawsuits Against Universities For Alleged Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases, Report Says WASHINGTON / September 7, 2016 – A report released today reveals a 2011 U.S. Department of Education sexual harassment directive led to a dramatic increase in the number of lawsuits alleging [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Campus, Due Process, False Allegations, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on PR: Federal Directive Triggered Spurt of Lawsuits Against Universities For Alleged Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases, Report Says

Stop Calling Nate Parker a Rapist

Stop Calling Nate Parker a Rapist Cathy Young August 23, 2016 The much-anticipated October opening of “The Birth of a Nation,” the story of Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion, is now clouded by past rape allegations against director, writer and star Nate Parker. Already, critics are lined up against the film. In a New York [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Affirmative Consent, Bills, Civil Rights, Dating Violence, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on Stop Calling Nate Parker a Rapist

Title IX and College Rape: A Series of Injustice, Part 2

Title IX and College Rape: A Series of Injustice, Part 2 Jessica Denis August 24, 2016 The number of victims on campus continues to rise as not much is done about it. There is a pool of knowledge around the topic of Title IX and campus rape, but no one is really providing any action. [...]

By |August 25th, 2016|Accusing U., Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Feminism, Office for Civil Rights, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Training, Victims|Comments Off on Title IX and College Rape: A Series of Injustice, Part 2

Oklahoma Wesleyan Joins Lawsuit Challenging 2011 ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter

Oklahoma Wesleyan Joins Lawsuit Challenging 2011 'Dear Colleague' Letter Susan Kruth August 15, 2016 Today, Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) became the first and only institution of higher education to challenge in court a 2011 mandate from the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that colleges and universities adjudicate sexual misconduct allegations using the [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Bills, Campus, Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Training, Victims, Violence|Comments Off on Oklahoma Wesleyan Joins Lawsuit Challenging 2011 ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter