Win In Harvard Case Will Ripple Across Campuses
Federal Agencies Can Better Support State Efforts To Prevent And Respond To Sexual Abuse By School Personnel
- Campus Sexual Assault
- Crime Victims
- SaVE Act
- Sex Offenders
- Student Rights
- Title IX
- University of Virginia UVA
Campus Report: Anatomy of a Rape Case at the University of Virginia
These are the words that Dean E. read out loud at the conclusion of a grueling ten-hour hearing in which I had to single-handedly defend my case against the person who had drugged and raped me last December.
Office For Civil Rights Releases New Guidance: Questions And Answers On Title IX And Sexual Violence
Nonconsensual Sex: How Colleges Rebranded Rape
An Open Letter To University Presidents About Campus Sexual Assault
Sexual Violence Begins in Middle School
Bloomberg Businessweek – Changing How Colleges Deal With Rape
Why the SaVE Act Harms Women on Campus
That women WERE equal under Title IX BEFORE SaVE (at least in the written law—if not its enforcement) for more than forty years and then became expressly UNequal in higher education in 2014 is outrageous, though maybe not surprising. Only when victims started speaking up did Congress slap them down by giving schools express permission to devalue civil rights violence against women.
For those of you who care about the fair treatment of women, please take the time to read the law critically, and read the lawsuit that was recently filed to stop SaVE so you can understand WHY certain of its provisions are so offensive and dangerous.
The Problem of Campus Sexual Assault
Recently, a friend and fellow University of Chicago alumna showed me an open letter to university president Robert Zimmer demanding that the university reevaluate its policy regarding campus sexual assaults. After reporting an assault by her then-partner and being illegally offered a mediation session by Dean of Students Susan Art, current fourth-year student Olivia Ortiz filed a complaint with the United States Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR), prompting a larger investigation of the university for possible violations of Title IX. In response, a coalition of alumni wrote and circulated the letter in question. I gladly added my name.
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