An editorial in the Wall Street Journal felt that Title IX is now being used as a political tool by the Obama administration, and it’s hard to argue against it.
Topic: due process
Utah Considering a Bill of Granting Students an Attorney in Title IX Investigations
Wait, this has to be considered? Students should have a right to an attorney, regardless, right? Nope, college campuses and Title IX offices often do not allow for due process or a fair trial nowadays.
Dept of Education Sued by Georgia Lawmaker for Due Process Violations
Finally, someone is trying to do something about the misconduct of universities in mishandling sexual misconduct cases: The Department of Education and its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have harmed not only students but their…
College’s Kangaroo Courts Exposed as Students Win Lawsuits Over Allegations
Several students have won lawsuits against universities after being accused of sexual misconduct by universities, and where due process was denied as well as a fair trial.
James Madison University Cleared Student, then Re-Charged and Convicted Him
Double jeopardy and/or due process, anyone? Photo by mdsnbelle
Group to Sue Dept of Ed over Ignoring Due Process
From the College Fix: The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education said Monday it “aims to challenge” the Department of Education’s use of unenforceable guidance to threaten colleges into changing their Title IX procedures around alleged sexual…
Texas Campus Police Instructed to Ignore Inconsistencies in Rape Reporting
From the College Fix: That’s why it’s troubling those advocates to see how the University of Texas-Austin is attempting to turn a neutral institution – its campus police – into an advocate for one party….
Georgia Lawmaker: Georgia Tech’s President Must Respect Due Process or He Should Resign
Strong words from a key lawmaker who presides over the school’s funding: Georgia State Rep. Earl Ehrhart wants the head of Georgia Tech’s president on a platter unless he puts an end to the sham…
Um, Ok: Court Rules George Mason University Violated Rights of Expelled Student
Uh, this is a different kind of constitutional right case: In a sweeping ruling that also encompassed speech codes and sexual privacy, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis in Alexandria, Va., ruled that George Mason University…
University of Oregon is No Fan of Due Process
In the most recent version of their code of ethics, Oregon apparently scrapped due process. But, approval is pending by the university president. Photo by Erik R. Bishoff