Law proposal will increase access to sexual assault justice

STATE ISSUES: Proposed legislation would make it easier for victims of sexual assault to access the support they need and bring their attackers to justice.

Exacerbated by notions of assumed consent in modern ‘hookup culture,’ abundant drug and alcohol use, misunderstandings and malevolence, sexual assault — and university and government authorities’ failure to properly respond to it — has become an epidemic.
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Title IX about more than college athletics

What is Title IX? Whenever people, even professors, talk about Title IX, they talk about sports. Title IX has done wonderful things in the world of women’s sports without a doubt. Still, most people think Title IX is only for sports. In reality, Title IX is much broader than that.
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Lawsuit criticizes university’s handling of alleged domestic abuse

A lawsuit filed May 16 against the UC Board of Regents and a UC Berkeley housing employee found fault with the university’s response to alleged reports of domestic abuse on university premises. The lawsuit was filed by the parents of 22-year-old UC Berkeley alumna Milanca Lopez and her 6-year-old son
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