Monday, August 3, 2015

Judge Rules Woman Who Recorded Ex-Clippers Owner Sterling's Racist Rant Owes His Wife $2.6M

Posted in Entertainment News 7/23/2015

"... The wife of former Clippers owner Donald Sterling is owed $2.6 million by a woman her husband showered with gifts, a judge ruled Tuesday. ..."

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Student Expelled For Calling His Ex-Girlfriend ‘Psycho’ On Twitter

Posted in Education 7/22/2015

"... A student at the University of Kansas was expelled because he called his ex-girlfriend a “psycho b[****]” on Twitter — despite the fact that he didn’t use her name in the post. Apparently it was a violation of Title IX. ..."

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Brave 11-Year-Old Who Stood Up To Bullies In YouTube Video Gets Invited To White House

Posted in Bullying 7/22/2015

"... Logan Fairbanks recently posted a YouTube video of himself confronting cyberbullies that went viral, now the 11-year-old has been personally invited to visit the White House. ..."

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DC Legislators Want To Brand Accused Students As Rapists—Even If They’re Never Convicted

Posted in Policy & Legislation 7/22/2015

"... Some members of the D.C. city council would like to force universities to take a “Scarlet Letter” (WaPost’s phrasing) approach with students accused of sexual assault, permanently branding them as rapists—even if they are never convicted by adjudicators. ..."

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USF Student Who Deleted Emails About His Sexual Assault Charge Latest To Lose In Title IX Lawsuit

Posted in Title IX 7/22/2015

"... A federal judge recently dismissed the lawsuit of a University of South Florida student who accused the school of gender discrimination after he was charged with sexual assault. The student, who filed the suit under the pseudonym John Doe, said USF violated his rights under gender equity law Title IX, as well as his right to due process.  ..."

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UCSD Sexual Assault Proceedings Violated Student’s Due Process Rights

Posted in Sexual Abuse 7/22/2015

"... A California court has ruled that the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) acted improperly by using a deeply flawed system to adjudicate a sexual assault allegation and sanctioning the accused based on a process that violated his rights. ..."

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