Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted Plaintiff’s motion for a preliminary injunction to halt RPI’s disciplinary proceedings. This case stems from a January 2020 sexual encounter between two RPI students, the Plaintiff and a female student identified in court papers by the pseudonym Jane Roe. Plaintiff and Roe met on Tinder and had consensual sex a number of... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court denied American University’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s Title IX, DC Human Rights Act, and breach of contract claims, but dismissed Plaintiff’s negligence claim. Plaintiff and his accuser, known in court documents by the pseudonym Jane Roe, had a sexual encounter in April 2016 after Roe consumed a marijuana brownie. The two parties’ accounts... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

On appeal from the District Court’s dismissal of Plaintiff’s Title IX and due process claims, the Eighth Circuit reversed the dismissal of Plaintiff’s Title IX claim but affirmed the dismissal of his due process claim. The case stems from a 2017 sexual encounter between Plaintiff and his accuser, known in court papers by the pseudonym... Read more Read more


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The court granted Drexel University’s motion to dismiss. Plaintiff sued Drexel for Title IX violations and breach of contract after he was expelled from the university for violating its policy on intimate partner violence. Plaintiff and his ex-girlfriend, Jane Roe, both filed complaints against one another in March 2018 for conduct stemming from a relationship... Read more Read more


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Defendants’ motion to dismiss granted in part and denied in part. Plaintiff’s suit against Michigan State stems from a sexual encounter he had with a female student, Jane Roe, after a fraternity party at which both students had been drinking. Roe alleges the sex was nonconsensual; Plaintiff alleges it was fully consensual. Plaintiff was expelled... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court denied the university’s motion for summary judgment on Plaintiff’s procedural due process claims on a number of grounds, and granted the motion on other grounds. On September 12, 2016, a female student known in court papers as Jane Doe reported to the University of Colorado Police Department that Plaintiff had forced her to... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court’s dismissal of Plaintiff’s Title IX claim, finding that Plaintiff had plausibly alleged that the university discriminated against him on the basis of sex in his disciplinary case. Plaintiff, a graduate student, was in an on-again/off-again relationship with a fellow graduate student researcher from approximately February 2013 until July... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court denied Plaintiff’s motion for a preliminary injunction, which asked the court to order LSU to provide Plaintiff with a hearing before a University Hearing Panel and to lift the sanctions against him pending the outcome of that hearing. Plaintiff was found responsible for sexual misconduct by a single investigator, and appealed the decision... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted UCLA’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s Title IX sex discrimination claims. Plaintiff, a graduate student, was briefly engaged to Jane Roe, a fellow graduate student who at one point was his teaching assistant. After the breakup, an incident occurred in February 2017 about which the parties’ accounts differ. Before they were set to... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The Sixth Circuit reversed the lower court’s decision to dismiss Plaintiff’s Title IX suit against Oberlin College, holding: Any number of federal constitutional and statutory provisions reflect the proposition that, in this country, we determine guilt or innocence individually—rather than collectively, based on one’s identification with some demographic group. That principle has not always been... Read more Read more



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