Cases

University punishes fraternity without any semblance of due process. Read more


Cases

Syracuse University: Students threatened with expulsion for satirical fraternity ‘roast’; fires professor who defended free speech Read more


Due Process

On June 16, 2016, a former University of Virginia School of Law student filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Department of Education’s (ED’s) unlawful mandate that colleges abandon due process protections and try sexual misconduct cases using the lowest standard of evidence. Read more


Due Process

Sociology professor Dawn Tawwater assumed a new position as a tenure-track professor at Rowan College at Gloucester County in September 2014, teaching five course sections. Within weeks of beginning her teaching, however, Tawwater was the subject of four student complaints regarding, among other matters, her occasional use of profanity in the classroom and her screening... Read more Read more


Due Process

The University of Tulsa suspended Trey Barnett and banned him from from the TU campus until 2016 because of Facebook posts written by his husband. Read more


Due Process

A professor's job is at risk after he wrote a blog criticizing another instructor. Read more


Due Process

On September 28, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 967, a bill that requires California’s university and college students to obtain verifiable “affirmative consent” for sexual activity. Under this bill, students must receive not just explicit consent to sexual activity but ongoing consent—although it is impossible to tell how often students must pause to receive... Read more Read more


Due Process

Occidental College found a student “responsible” for sexual assault despite the fact that police refused to charge him and text message evidence indicates that both parties consented to having sex. Read more


Due Process

The White House fails to answer FIRE’s grave and continuing concerns about campus civil liberties. Read more


Due Process

When at a hearing for charges of harassment and making threats, Asnuntuck refused to allow Nicholas Saucier to present a recording of the event as evidence. Read more



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