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PR: Campus Sexual Assault: Lawmakers Abandon Affirmative Consent, Turn to Traditional Law Enforcement Approaches

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Email: glauterio@saveservices.org Campus Sexual Assault: Lawmakers Abandon Affirmative Consent, Turn to Traditional Law Enforcement Approaches WASHINGTON / July 19, 2016 – Responding to high-profile cases at Stanford University, Vanderbilt, Baylor, and elsewhere, Democratic and Republican legislators are beginning to enact laws that emphasize traditional criminal justice approaches to curbing campus [...]

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GOP Platform: Campus Rape is for Police, Not Professors

GOP Platform: Campus Rape is for Police, Not Professors Blake Neff July 13, 2016 The current draft of the GOP platform created in Cleveland includes a provision calling for sexual assault on college campuses to be handled exclusively by police, not campus judicial bodies. Delegates on the platform committee of the Republican National Convention met [...]

Why Title IX Has Failed Everyone on Campus Rape

Why Title IX Has Failed Everyone on Campus Rape Diana Moskovitz July 7, 2016 It registers less as news and more as routine when another Title IX lawsuit arises against a college or university for failing to meet its obligations to address sexual violence. The same is true when the claims made in these suits [...]

Title IX and College Rape: A Series Of Injustice Part 2

Title IX and College Rape: A Series Of Injustice Part 2 Jessica Denis July 1, 2016 The number of victims on campus continues to rise as not much is actually 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 [...]

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‘Our Worst Nightmare’: New Legal Filings Detail Reporting of Rolling Stone’s U-VA Gang Rape Story

'Our Worst Nightmare': New Legal Filings Detail Reporting of Rolling Stone's U-VA Gang Rape Story T. Rees Shapiro July 2, 2016 Rolling Stone journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely spent five months investigating a shocking claim of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, and the 9,000-word account of the brutal attack published online on [...]

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Rights Group Petitions Senate Over Campus Sexual Assault

Rights Group Petitions Senate Over Campus Sexual Assault Ashe Schow June 30, 2016 Students accused of campus sexual assault deserve a meaningful chance to defend themselves, which is why a due process rights group is petitioning members of the Senate over federal directives surrounding the issue. Stop Abusive and Violent Environments has created a petition [...]

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Three Women Join Title IX Lawsuit Against Baylor

Three Women Join Title IX Lawsuit Against Baylor Phillip Eriksen June 26, 2016 Three more women joined a Title IX lawsuit against Baylor University in Waco’s U.S. District Court on Tuesday, claiming the school did not properly investigate and respond to their claims of sexual assault. Waco attorney Jim Dunnam filed a lawsuit June 15 [...]

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Rights Group Proposes Bill to Properly Handle Campus Sexual Assault

Rights Group Proposes Bill to Properly Handle Campus Sexual Assault Ashe Schow June 28, 2016 In anticipation for reauthorizing the Higher Education Act of 1965, a group dedicated to student rights has offered up model legislation that would make campus sexual assault investigations fairer. The group, called Stop Abusive and Violent Environments, released the model [...]

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Title IX and College Rape: A Series of Injustice Part 1

Title IX and College Rape: A Series of Injustice Part 1 Jessica Denis June 27, 2016 Title IX has been brought to the spotlight due to sexual assault survivors stepping up to tell their horror stories of not only rape, but also a secondary rape of sorts. Many of these victims have to face their [...]

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The Hickey Police: Petition Asks Lawmakers to ‘Rein In’ Agency that Micromanages Campus Sex

The Hickey Police: Petition Asks Lawmakers to 'Rein In' Agency that Micromanages Campus Sex Greg Piper June 28, 2016 Give your girlfriend a hickey, get expelled. The fact that this outlandish scenario is the subject of a federal lawsuit shows what’s wrong with the federal Office for Civil Rights (OCR), according to a new petition [...]

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