Student Sexual Misconduct Posts
Principles of the Law, Student Sexual Misconduct: Procedural Frameworks for Colleges and Universities will be presented for discussion at ALI’s 95th Annual Meeting. Below is the Introductory Note included in the draft.
UNC Chapel Hill must provide the public with the names of students and employees found responsible for rape, sexual assault or related offenses through the school’s honor court and internal procedures.
The College announced the members of the Presidential Steering Committee on Sexual Misconduct, which will review College policies on sexual misconduct, ensure they are clear and present recommendations on policy development, education and training.
The Daily Californian explores the considerations specific to graduate students facing sexual misconduct issues and what UC Berkeley is doing to address these concerns.
At its meeting in Philadelphia on January 18 and 19, the Council reviewed drafts for several projects, with the following outcomes:
In “The Takedown of Title IX: Inside the fight over federal rules on campus sexual assault,” The New York Times highlights the tension between addressing sexual assault allegations and ensuring the due process rights of the accused during campus proceedings.
On October 26, co-chairs of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence hosted a hearing-style Task Force Round Table on Promoting Healthy Relationships in K-12 Education and Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence on College Campuses.
At its meeting in New York City on October 19 and 20, The American Law Institute’s Council reviewed drafts for eight projects, with the following outcomes:
The U.S. Department of Education released an interim Q&A for schools to reference when investigating and/or adjudicating federal campus sexual misconduct allegations.
California colleges vow to press on against sexual assault despite any federal rollback in protectionsTeresa Watanabe and Rosanna Xia
California educational leaders vowed Thursday to press on with aggressive action against campus sexual assault despite any future rollback of the federal guidelines that have prompted universities to crack down on the problem.