Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court denied Colgate’s motion for summary judgment on Plaintiff’s Title IX and breach of contract claims. Plaintiff was expelled after being accused of sexual assault by a fellow student, Jane Roe, with whom he had sex several times over the course of a night. While a hearing panel found Plaintiff not responsible for most... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The Sixth Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment to the university on Plaintiff’s Title IX and breach of contract claims. The complainant in the case, Jane Roe, alleged that when she came back to stay at Plaintiff’s fraternity house after she had been drinking, Plaintiff performed a number of sexual acts on... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted Plaintiff’s motion for partial summary judgment on his due process claim. The court granted the university’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s Title IX claim, but denied its motion to dismiss his due process claim — and held that the university defendants were not entitled to qualified immunity. Plaintiff was accused of sexual misconduct... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted the university’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s due process claim, but allowed his Title IX claim to proceed. The case stems from accusations of domestic violence against the Plaintiff, Jacob Doe, brought by his ex-girlfriend, Jane Roe. Doe also alleged that Roe assaulted him repeatedly during the course of their relationship. Doe was... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted the university’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s claims. Plaintiff was expelled from the university after a sexual encounter during which the complainant alleged she was incapacitated by alcohol. His lawsuit alleged Title IX, due process, and breach of contract claims. The court first considered whether Plaintiff had stated a Title IX claim under... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The college’s motion for summary judgment was granted in part (on Plaintiff’s Title IX claim) and denied in part (on his breach of contract claim). The lawsuit stems from a he said/she said sexual encounter that took place after a fraternity party at which both Plaintiff and his accuser had been drinking. After Plaintiff was... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The Tenth Circuit upheld the district court’s grant of summary judgment on Plaintiff’s due process and Title IX claims. This is a remarkable decision in that the court acknowledged, in great detail, why Plaintiff’s disciplinary proceeding appeared to have been “a railroading,” but still upheld the dismissal of Plaintiff’s claims. The case stems from a... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s due process claims, but dismissed his claims for Title IX violations, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. As an initial matter, with respect to Plaintiff’s due process claims, the court noted that only his claims against administrators in their individual capacities were not barred by... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s Title IX claims, and ordered Plaintiff to show cause why the court should retain jurisdiction over his state law claims. Plaintiff was found responsible for non-consensual sexual misconduct. He was suspended for a semester and the suspension was noted on his transcript. He brought suit alleging Title... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted in part and denied in part the university’s motion to dismiss. Columbia revoked Ben Feibleman’s journalism degree after finding that he had sexually assaulted a fellow student, Jane Doe, who alleged that she was too drunk to consent to sexual activity. Feibleman and Doe attended a reception together on October 4, 2016,... Read more Read more



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