Legal Insurrection: If you’re a student who is already struggling to pay tuition, a situation like this could derail your entire life.
Robby Soave reports at Reason:
Two Students Hooked Up. It Was Clearly Consensual. He Still Spent $12,000 Defending Himself.
James, a freshman at the University of California-Davis, was on his way to math class when he received an email that would derail his life for the next few months: The university’s Title IX office, which handles sexual misconduct disputes between students, was investigating a complaint against him.
This was in February 2018, at a time of heightened public attention to the problem of predatory men taking advantage of vulnerable women. Journalists had exposed Harvey Weinstein, Al Franken, Louis C.K., Kevin Spacey, Roy Moore, and others for committing a variety of sexual misdeeds.
“This was not a good time to get accused of something like this,” James tells Reason. read more