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Back in March I suggested people learn the name Caleb Warner. At the time, he was a former University of North Dakota student. He was kicked out of UND after a woman filed a rape charge against him.
Robert Boyd, UND’s vice president of student outreach at the time, made the ruling in February 2010 based on the police report. Boyd, didn’t wait to see if the police actually sought criminal charges against Warner.
They never did. Instead the police charged his accuser of making a false report to police.
Warner requested a rehearing in July 2010 after the police had cleared him and charged his accuser in May of that year. UND refused to have another hearing.
According to its website, in spring of 2011, Warner asked for the help from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a nonprofit foundation that helps protect the civil rights and liberties of different groups. FIRE wrote to UND President Robert O. Kelley on May 11 of this year, pointing out the mistakes and injustices done. On May 20 UND responded to FIRE’s letter saying they would not have a rehearing according to a story on FIRE’s website...