Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted the university’s motion for summary judgment on Plaintiff’s Title IX claim. Plaintiff and his accuser, Jane Roe, were friends from Marian University’s ROTC program who had sex after a party at which both had been drinking. Their accounts of the evening differ, but both parties agree that during a conversation the following... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court overturned Arizona State University’s expulsion of a student for sexual misconduct, finding that ASU’s decision that the student had engaged in sexual misconduct was unsupported by substantial evidence. The court upheld ASU’s finding that the student had violated the conduct code by furnishing alcohol to a minor. Plaintiff was expelled from ASU for... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted the university’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s due process, Title IX, and equal protection claims. The case stems from behavior that occurred within a group of friends — all first-year medical students — during a drunken night at the medical school’s “Med Ball.” Plaintiff had (at different points during the night) sexual contact... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

Stony Brook University’s motion to dismiss granted on Plaintiff’s due process claim, but denied on Plaintiff’s Title IX sex discrimination claim. A female student (“BG”) accused Plaintiff, in a text message, of attempting to initiate non-consensual anal intercourse during the course of an otherwise consensual sexual encounter. Plaintiff had been extremely intoxicated and indicated to... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court denied Plaintiff’s motion for a preliminary injunction. Plaintiff, the captain of Vassar’s soccer team, was accused of sexual misconduct by a fellow student. Plaintiff and his accuser, Jane Doe, presented dramatically different accounts of the encounter underlying the complaint. Plaintiff alleged that they engaged in mutual sexual touching until he realized that she... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court ruled in favor of Boston College and reversed the lower court’s ruling granting Plaintiff a preliminary injunction. Plaintiff, who was suspended for sexual misconduct, brought a breach of contract claim alleging that the college’s adjudication of his claim using a single-investigator model had violated the “contractual obligation of basic fairness” that exists under... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

University’s motion to dismiss granted in part and denied in part. The court allowed many of Plaintiff’s due process, Title IX, and state-law claims to proceed against various administrators of the university. Plaintiff is a nontraditional student, a disabled veteran who enrolled at the university to earn his PhD in oceanography. According to Plaintiff’s complaint,... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

University’s motion to dismiss granted. After his expulsion from Vanderbilt University for sexual misconduct, Plaintiff brought suit alleging Title IX violations, breach of contract, and assorted other state-law claims. Vanderbilt used an investigative model to adjudicate Plaintiff’s case, under which there was no hearing or opportunity for confrontation. The parties’ review of the evidence was... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted in part and denied in part the university defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s claims. The court granted the individual defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s claims on grounds of qualified immunity. Plaintiff was expelled after a sexual encounter that he claims was consensual and his accuser, Jane Doe, claims was nonconsensual. There were... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

Plaintiff’s motion to proceed under a pseudonym is granted, but his motion for a preliminary injunction is denied. Defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s breach of contract and Title IX claims against the individual defendants is granted. The court looked at the Second Circuit’s list of factors to consider in deciding whether to allow a Plaintiff... Read more Read more



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