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Sexual Assault Investigations

Obama's New Budget Would Make A Big Difference For Campus Rape Victims

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama's budget proposal unveiled Tuesday seeks a 29 percent funding boost for the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rig...

124 Colleges, 40 School Districts Under Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.24.2015 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating 124 colleges and universities and 40 elementary and secondary schools over...

Why College 'Drunk Sex' = Rape

James R. Marsh | Posted 07.23.2014 | Crime
James R. Marsh

Drinking does not mean someone is "asking" to be raped. Drinking does not make it okay to attack another person (something most men are perfectly capable of not doing). Drinking does not cause rapes to happen. The only cause of rape is sexually predatorial behavior; the only people responsible for rape are rapists.

What Biden Said About Campus Rape (and Why It Matters)

James R. Marsh | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
James R. Marsh

This move demands that everyone pay attention and take action. Neither those involved in higher education nor the public at large can continue to ignore this issue

Tyler Kingkade

Senators Call For Millions To Enforce College Sexual Assault Laws | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.04.2014 | College

Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have put aside their differences on military sexual assault reform to turn their attent...

Tyler Kingkade

The One Dumb Problem That's Sabotaging College Sexual Assault Investigations | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.12.2014 | College

As the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights pursues investigations into the sexual assault policies of a number of colleges and universiti...

Tyler Kingkade

College Sexual Assault Investigations On Hold. Thanks, Congress! | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2013 | College

The ongoing federal government shutdown has forced the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights to suspend its investigations into colle...

Seeing Signs of Progress in Cook County's Response to Sexual Assault

Rachel Durchslag | Posted 06.03.2012 | Chicago
Rachel Durchslag

According to Human Rights Watch, the arrest rate for sexual assault in Illinois is only 11 percent. There's good news to report on the law enforcement front.