Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

After a bench trial on Plaintiff’s breach of contract claim, the court found that Brown did not carry out its disciplinary process in line with Plaintiff’s reasonable expectations, and held that he was entitled to a new hearing. Plaintiff and his accuser, Ann Roe, had a sexual encounter in fall 2014, but Roe did not... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court granted Defendants’ motion to dismiss. Plaintiffs, three University of Oregon basketball players, were suspended after a female student accused them of raping her at a party and then again at one of the players’ apartments. The three players brought suit alleging due process, Title IX, and various state-law violations stemming from the university’s... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court denied Plaintiff’s motion for a preliminary injunction to allow him to register for classes despite his suspension from the university. The case stems from alleged incidents of domestic violence between Plaintiff and his ex-girlfriend. She filed a complaint after Plaintiff allegedly bruised her hands and threw her laptop off the table during an... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The appellate court reversed the district court’s dismissal of Plaintiff’s Title IX claim. Plaintiff had sex with a female student, Jane Doe, who was the ex-girlfriend of Plaintiff’s roommate. According to Plaintiff’s complaint, Jane subsequently expressed doubts about how their friends would react to news of their encounter. Six months later, Jane filed a complaint... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court denied the university’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s Title IX and breach of contract claims. Plaintiff was expelled after allegedly violating the university’s sexual misconduct policy. He brought Title IX erroneous outcome and selective enforcement claims as well as a state-law breach of contract claim. The university argued that Plaintiff’s claims should be dismissed... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

University’s motion to dismiss granted in part and denied in part. In one of the most significant rulings about basic fairness at private university, a Massachusetts federal judge allowed a student’s breach of contract claims to move forward against Brandeis University. The ruling spoke not only to the specific facts of the Plaintiff’s case, but... 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 move forward. According to Plaintiff’s complaint, he learned of the accusations against him when he was awakened by university officials and questioned about a sexual assault accusation by a woman in his residence hall. That same... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

University’s motion to dismiss granted in part and denied in part. This ruling allowed an accused student’s Title IX “erroneous outcome” claim to proceed to the next stage of litigation, while dismissing several other claims (including breach of contract and a Title IX “selective enforcement” claim). This case involved a claim that sexual activity between... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

The court denied portions of Brown’s motion to dismiss, including on Plaintiff’s Title IX and breach of contract claims. The case stems from an encounter that involved manual touching, but not intercourse. Plaintiff alleges that his accuser, Jane Roe, said she liked the way Plaintiff was touching her, and that he was wholly unaware that... Read more Read more


Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker

University’s motion to dismiss granted in part and denied in part. Plaintiff, who was suspended from Brown for alleged sexual misconduct, alleged that the university discriminated against him on the basis of sex in violation of Title IX. He also alleged that the university breached its contract with him by failing to follow its own... Read more Read more



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