If you read my blog in August of this year entitled College Campus Sex Offense Discipline you know that parents of students who are charged with unfounded sexual assault are striking back.
Students returning to Penn State this semester or any college campus might be interested in a recent article from the Washington Post, August 29th. The title of the article is "Toxic Environment For Sons Accused Of Campus Sex Offenses Turns Mothers Into Militants".
If you are a State College High School student or a Penn State University student, you may want to think twice before texting nude pictures. One study has found that nearly 30% of American teens send a nude photo of themselves to another teen.
The National District Attorneys Association is proposing a bill that would change the way campus sexual assault cases are handled by colleges and universities. The thrust of the bill is that university should consult police before punishing these potentially criminal offenses.
Recently, a former undergraduate male student sued Cornell University, alleging that the school wrongly accused him of assaulting a female student. The student alleges in the suit that the college "cherry-picked witness statements, ignored important statements and judged the credibility of witnesses without any ascertainable rational or logic."
Around the country, campus sexual assaults have been receiving more attention. In his new book "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town," author Jonathan Krakauer dissects the case of alleged rape at the University Of Montana. Krakauer is also the author of "Into Thin Air" and "Into the Wild."