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Connecticut’s new sex-consent law fails to define ‘sexual activity’

Connecticut’s new sex-consent law fails to define ‘sexual activity’ Greg Piper June 24, 2016 Kiss your sleeping boyfriend, get expelled  A surefire way to get your legislation in front of a judge is write it so poorly no one can figure out what it means. Connecticut’s slapdash attempt to protect college students from responsibility for [...]

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Model Legislation Would Restore Due Process to Campus Rape Investigations

Model Legislation Would Restore Due Process to Campus Rape Investigations Greg Piper June 22, 2016 Colleges and universities would have to tell their students in writing that they are presumed innocent when accused of sexual misconduct, under a sweeping model bill offered by a due-process advocacy group. Dubbed the Campus Equality, Fairness, and Transparency Act (CEFTA), the bill would [...]

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PR: Stanford Sex Case Highlights Dangers of Campus Rape Adjudications

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Email: glauterio@saveservices.org Stanford Sex Case Highlights Dangers of Campus Rape Adjudications WASHINGTON / June 14, 2016 – The recent sentencing of Brock Turner, former Stanford University student convicted on three counts of felony sexual assault, has stoked national outrage, and refocused attention on the proper role of the criminal justice [...]

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Hillary Clinton smiles and laughs when she announces men accused of rape should be deemed guilty until proven innocent

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Hillary Clinton smiles and laughs when she announces men accused of rape should be deemed guilty until proven innocent In the YouTube clip below, Hillary Clinton clearly, plainly, unambiguously said that in a case of alleged rape, the default position should be to believe one side (who happens to be the [...]

By |June 10th, 2016|Campus, Due Process, False Allegations, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Victims|Comments Off on Hillary Clinton smiles and laughs when she announces men accused of rape should be deemed guilty until proven innocent

Punishment Without Evidence on Campus

Punishment Without Evidence on Campus June 6, 2016 This academic year will be remembered for its psychological crack-ups over Halloween costumes (Yale), faculty intimidation of student journalists covering protesters (the University of Missouri) and purges of single-sex social clubs (Harvard). But the dishonor roll isn’t complete without documenting how the Obama Administration is further eroding [...]

By |June 7th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Civil Rights, Dating Violence, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Department of Justice, Due Process, Office for Civil Rights, Victims, Violence|Comments Off on Punishment Without Evidence on Campus

Due Process Group Launches Campaign Against ‘Victim-Centered’ Rape Investigations

Due Process Group Launches Campaign Against 'Victim-Centered' Rape Investigations College Fix Staff June 1, 2016 Even as critics of college sexual-assault investigations say that law enforcement should be more involved in the process, police themselves are adopting some of the more questionable recommendations of anti-rape activists, particularly that accusers should face little scrutiny and officers [...]

By |June 3rd, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Campus, Center for Prosecutor Integrity, Due Process, Event, Military, Training, Victims, Wrongful Convictions|Comments Off on Due Process Group Launches Campaign Against ‘Victim-Centered’ Rape Investigations

More Professors Subjected to Title IX Investigations

More Professors Subjected to Title IX Investigations Ashe Schow May 17, 2016 This week brought news of two more college professors who faced Title IX investigations for allegedly sexually harassing a student and an executive assistant. Both learned the hard way that due process is no longer allowed on college campuses, even for professors and [...]

By |May 27th, 2016|Accountability, Accusing U., Civil Rights, DED Sexual Assault Directive, Department of Justice, Discrimination, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on More Professors Subjected to Title IX Investigations

PR: American Law Institute Pulls the Plug on Affirmative Consent

PR: American Law Institute Pulls the Plug on Affirmative Consent PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: glauterio@saveservices.org American Law Institute Pulls the Plug on Affirmative Consent WASHINGTON / May 23, 2016 – By a resounding margin, members of the American Law Institute voted down a controversial “affirmative consent” standard being considered for the [...]

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American Law Institute Rejects Affirmative Consent Standard in Defining Sexual Assault

American Law Institute Rejects Affirmative Consent Standard in Defining Sexual Assault Bradford Richardson May 17, 2016 In a rebuke to a feminist idea that has migrated from college campuses to mainstream culture, an influential legal group overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday a provision that would have endorsed an “affirmative consent” standard for the purpose of defining sexual [...]

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Affirmative Consent Takes a Hit

Affirmative Consent Takes a Hit Charlotte Hays May 19, 2016 Affirmative consent, which makes is difficult for anyone accused of sexual misconduct on college campuses to mount a defense, took a big hit this week. In what the Washington Times report characterizes as "a rebuke to feminists," the influential American Law Institute has strongly rejected [...]

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