Academic Matters, OCUFA’s journal of higher education, has published a thought-provoking article on the nature and proof of campus sexual harassment allegations. False Allegations of Sexual Harassment: Misunderstandings and Realities Attorney Patricia Davis, Ph.D., of Farrow-Gillespie & Heath LLP represents students and faculty in Title IX hearings, investigations, and litigation. For more information, contact Dr. […]
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Jennifer Ann Drobac, Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law (University of Chicago Press, 2016). When we consider the concept of sexual abuse and harassment, our minds tend to jump either towards adults caught in unhealthy relationships or criminals who take advantage of children. But the millions of maturing teenagers who also deal […]
Professor Jennifer Drobac, of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, has published the following article regarding the law of consent: The Neurobiology of Decision-Making in High Risk Youth & The Law of Consent to Sex, 17 New Crim. L. Rev. 502 (Summer 2014) (peer reviewed) (coauthored with Prof. Leslie Hulvershorn, M.D.). Summary Under […]
The Safe Campus Act (Matt Solomon, R-AZ; Pete Sessions, R-TX; Kay Granger, R-TX) is up for discussion this week in the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. This bill would prohibit colleges from investigating criminal sexual assault allegations unless they are reported to law enforcement. The rationale behind the bill sounds like common sense: […]
Under the DOE’s Questions and Answers guidance of April 2014, all institutions of higher education are required to have sexual violence grievance procedures which include: “adequate definitions of sexual harassment (which includes sexual violence) and an explanation as to when such conduct creates a hostile environment.” One of the implications of this requirement is that […]