University says class-action suit is “without merit”
The Office of Community Standards (OCS) saw 207 total cases — 180 of which were honor code cases — in the 2017-2018 school year, presenters told the Faculty Senate at Thursday’s meeting.
Rangoon Ruby owner John Lee stated in an email to The Daily that the restaurant chain is in a position to “implement any remedial action” at the Stanford location.
A class action lawsuit alleges that Stanford violated federal law by failing to get proper consent from prospective employees before performing background checks.
As college sexual assault policies draw increased scrutiny amid ongoing federal changes, documents reviewed by The Daily suggest that Stanford has publicly misrepresented aspects of its own Title IX practices.
Stanford filed an amicus brief supporting Harvard in the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard University case that is expected to wrap up on Friday.
Updated federal sexual misconduct policies, spearheaded by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, will provide more protections for the accused, raise the bar for what constitutes assault and lower universities’ liability, according to information obtained by The New York Times.
The Sixth District appellate court denied an appeal to reverse Brock Turner’s three felony convictions in a decision filed Wednesday afternoon.