The president has ordered the Education Department to consider rescinding reforms aimed at protecting the due process rights of accused students.
What could go wrong?
The new president could weaken due process protections for accused students, but it won't be easy.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on schooling during COVID-19, the future of higher ed, and why her cabinet department probably shouldn't exist at all
"[P]laintiff has ... made a sufficient showing that defendant has threatened his academic future in violation of his rights to equal treatment regardless of his sex ...."
The former vice president has a long history of reckless responses to the menaces du jour.
Amy Coney Barrett Condemns Purdue University's 'Fundamentally Unfair' Adjudication of Sexual Assault Claims
The opinion, which suggests a strong concern about due process, will nevertheless be cited as evidence of the SCOTUS nominee's "uniformly conservative" record.
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Distorted partisan descriptions of the Department of Education changes could be doing real damage.
Matt Boermeester, a USC Football Player Who Was Expelled After an Unfair Title IX Investigation, Wins in Court
"USC stripped away my hopes and dreams of playing in the NFL, and this ‘win' does not erase that."
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All the important highlights from the 2,033-page document released by the Department of Education.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Issues New Title IX Rules To Protect Free Speech, Due Process for Accused Students
"Nothing Betsy DeVos has done since she took office will have a more lasting effect on people's lives than this."
If We Judged Joe Biden Under the Title IX Standards He Championed for Accused Student Rapists, He Would Be Guilty
The former vice president pushed Title IX reforms that took a believe-victims approach and harmed due process.
Expelled for Sexual Misconduct and Falsely Accused of Having HIV, an Indiana Wesleyan Student Had To Take an STD Test During the Coronavirus Pandemic
"It's far worse than we could have imagined," the student's attorney tells Reason.
Plus "An accused student's rights must be guaranteed—not left open for interpretation."
The sexual misconduct investigator told the professor directly that it didn't quite matter if the accusation was false.
A Michigan State University medical student was expelled shortly before graduation—three years after the incident.
2 Women Filed Sexual Misconduct Complaints Against a Nigerian Immigrant a Day Before He Graduated From Harvard. He Never Got His Diploma.
Following an insider trading conviction and the collapse of his career, Damilare Sonoiki is suing Harvard.
Professor Who Faced Attempted Blackmail Over Flirty Emails Now Suing University of New Mexico For Suspending Him
An attorney for Nick Flor says calls his effective termination "unfathomable."
"Other statements by Complainant ... along with undisputed other evidence, entirely disprove her bare assertions that she was incapacitated."
A Professor Tried To End a Flirty Email Exchange With a Young Woman. Then She Threatened to Blackmail Him.
When the grad student threatened to publicize their embarrassing correspondence, he reported her. But the university decided he was the villain.
The 2020 hopeful used bogus statistics to change the way colleges treat students accused of sexual assault.
His lawsuit claims the campus's procedures made a mockery of due process.
How 2 Women Used Sex, Activism, and Title IX To Scam a Harvard Professor Out of His House, Job, and Money
Bruce Hay is still serving an indefinite suspension due to the complaints of an insane duo who ensnared him in a paternity scam.
UC–Santa Barbara's Title IX office is "aware of this matter and actively engaged in a response."
Lawsuit Seeks Class Action Status for Students Whose Due Process Rights Were Violated During Title IX Investigations
The lawsuit alleges that MSU has denied due process rights to student defendants in order to placate critics of its sexual assault policies.
"Purdue's process fell short of what even a high school must provide to a student facing a days-long suspension."
Administrator at California's Southwestern College tried to use government transparency law on journalists.
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With the Equality Act, Congressional Democrats Want To Redefine 'Sex' To Include Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Here's why that's a bad idea—and it has nothing to do with God's wrath, women's rights rollbacks, or locker-room predators.
"We are surprised and dismayed by the action Harvard announced today."
They want restorative justice and facts about disproportionate punishment for students of color
The president isn't the only one to use misleading data to advance an illiberal policy agenda.
Universities must allow students to cross-examine accusers and witnesses, the ruling states.
Yes, National Review blew the story. But there were still problems with this case.
Dissenting judge warns of "Catch-22 Title IX liability."
73% of Top U.S. Universities Do Not Guarantee the Presumption of Innocence in Title IX Sexual Misconduct Trials
A new report from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education argues DeVos's due process reforms are urgently needed.
Progressives who oppose them are betraying their own principles
Due process for everyone is their cause.
Misleading reporting makes due process sound like a bad thing.
The new standard does not require victims to show that they can't return to school. It doesn't even require them to leave school in the first place.