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Yale Guide Clarifies Sexual Misconduct  

Author:  Roslyn Myers, J. D., M. A..

Source: Volume 15, Number 01, December/January 2014 , pp.9-10(2)

Sex Offender Law Report

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It is commonly estimated that one in every four women in higher education will experience rape or attempted rape in the course of their college careers. Students are taking matters into their own hands, in an effort to force their institutions to address the issues and clarify repercussions for violations of school policy. Sixteen Yale students and graduates filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education in 2011, stating the University was violating Title IX (the federal gender-equality law) by failing to eliminate a hostile sexual environment on campus, one which included taunts and assaults. This article is a discussion of the semiannual guides Yale is issuing as a consequence.

Keywords: Antioch College’s 1993 “Sexual Offense Prevention Policy”; parodies of sex policy

Affiliations:  1: Editor, Sex Offender Law Report.

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