17 juin 2018

Law Schools Release Survey of Firms' Arbitration Policies

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A group of top law schools on Monday released the results of a survey of workplace harassment policies at law firms recruiting on their campuses. More...

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Education Department Investigates USC

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights has started a "systemic investigation into the University of Southern California’s (USC) handling of reports of sexual harassment against former employee Dr. George Tyndall," the department announced Monday. More...

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One Person as ‘Prosecutor, Judge and Jury’

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Experts fear the worst with George Washington's new Title IX policies, in which a single investigator decides whether to move forward with a sexual assault case. More...

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Sexual Assault Exams Right on Campus

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University of Michigan gives students who say they've been assaulted a rape kit rather than sending them to the local hospital, which administrators say benefits survivors. More...

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Student Wants to 'End Affirmative Action for Women'

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The Education Department's Office for Civil Rights will investigate an unusual Title IX complaint that Yale discriminates against men by having certain programs and scholarships for women. More...

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16 juin 2018

Harassment Unchecked

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. National Academies report says sexual harassment is costly to science and that compliance-based approaches to curbing it don't work. Promoting civility and otherwise managing research and learning climates is more effective, it says. More...

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Rebel or Reject?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. How sexual harassment allegations against a guest speaker rocked Santa Barbara City College last semester -- and, one professor says, cost him his job. More...

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U Oklahoma Returned Accused Professor's Donations

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of Oklahoma returned donations from a retired professor of engineering accused of sexual harassment and banned him from working on campus in 2016, The Norman Transcript reported. More...

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Man Charged With Threatening Professor

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Police charged a Boston man with threat to commit assault and civil rights violations this week, months after he allegedly threatened a Bridgewater State University professor about his social media comments. More...

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Relationship Restrictions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A number of colleges and universities banned faculty-undergraduate dating or otherwise shored up their consensual relationship policies after the Education Department published a reminder letter about sexual harassment liability, in 2011. Other institutions had adopted such policies earlier. More...

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