90 Miles From Tyranny : LIBERAL COLLEGE SUED FOR STALINIST PERSECUTION OF MALES ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

Sunday, January 7, 2018

LIBERAL COLLEGE SUED FOR STALINIST PERSECUTION OF MALES ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

A liberal college is facing a lawsuit over a staggering one-hundred percent conviction rate of male students who have been accused of sexual assault.

A student who was expelled by Ohio’s Oberlin College is fighting back against what appears to be a failure of the school’s authorities to exercise due process when investigating allegations made by females who are not subject to having to produce proof against those they accuse.


Via the Washington Times “Oberlin College’s 100% sexual assault conviction rate prompts lawsuit, due process concerns”:

Ohio’s Oberlin College boasts a conviction rate for students accused of sexual assault that would make Vladimir Putin blush.

A lawsuit filed last year by a student expelled from Oberlin reveals that every student who went through the college’s formal sexual assault adjudication process was found responsible on at least one count.

William A. Jacobson, a professor at Cornell Law School who runs the Legal Insurrection blog, said the conviction rate “calls into question whether Oberlin’s sexual assault hearings amounted to nothing more than show trials in which the accused were presumed guilty.”

“At least Oberlin afforded the accused an opportunity to present a defense, which is not always the case,” Mr. Jacobson said in a statement. “But whether that was a meaningful opportunity, or just a procedural formality, is another matter in light of campus pressures to always believe an accuser and to fight ‘rape culture.’”

Oberlin officials declined to comment.

In response to Title IX guidelines issued by the Obama administration, colleges and universities implemented disciplinary proceedings curtailing due process protections — such as the presumption of ...


 
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