VRLC in the News

Media Alert!

6/27/2018
PRESS RELEASE
Update on the Lawsuit Against the
Department of Education
Legal and Advocacy Groups Demand Betsy DeVos
Withdraw False Claims About Sexual Assault Cases

The VRLC In the News

7/11/18: Courier Journal
Experts: University of Kentucky's Sexual Assault Policy May Be Illegal

2/1/2018: The Boston Globe
Say Goodbye to Steve Wynn, and Put Our Money Where Our MeToo Is

1/25/2018: The New York Times
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Is Sued Over Sexual Assault Guidance

1/25/2018: Boston Business Journal
#MeToo's Darkest Side: Dialogue About Workplace Sexual Harassment Overlooks Threat of Physical Assault or Rape

1/25/2018: CNN
Civil Rights Groups Sue Betsy DeVos Over Sexual Assault Policy

1/25/2018: The Washington Post
Lawsuit Challenges Trump's Rollback of Guidance on Campus Sexual Violence

1/25/18: PRESS RELEASE
Victim Rights Law Center, along with SurvJustice and Equal Rights Advocates, Sues Betsy DeVos and Trump Administration For Discriminating Against Student Survivors of Sexual Violence

1/18/2018: Rewire
Losing Your Job for Sexual Harrassment Is Not a Violation of Due Process

12/5/2017: Buzzfeed
As More College Students Say "Me Too," Accused Men Are Suing for Defamation

11/30/2017: WFPL News Louisville
After Facebook Outrage, Owner Of Haymarket Whiskey Bar Sues Over Rape Allegations

11/20/2017: NPR
Social Media Posts May Complicate Prosecution of Sexual Assault

11/16/2017: The Daily Free Press
State House Proves to be Home to Culture of Sexual Misconduct

11/11/2017: The Daily Dot
The Importance of Defining Sexual Harassment and the Uncomfortable Grays We Call 'Not That Bad'

11/8/2017: The Boston Globe
Heather Unruh Says Kevin Spacey Sexually Assaulted Her Son

10/6/2017: New England In-House
Revisiting Title IX Process Could Benefit All, Lawyers Say

10/24/2017: Rewire
How Betsy DeVos's Title IX Actions Will Hurt Students with Disabilities

10/10/2017: Jezebel
The Jury in the Comments Section

9/14/2017: WBUR
Reexamining Sexual Assault Policies on Campus

9/13/2017: The Harvard Crimson
2014 Title IX Complaint Against Harvard Cited Final Clubs

9/12/2017: WBUR
'I Was Afraid Of Him And Of Immigration': Domestic Violence Survivors Take Chance Applying For Special Visa

9/7/2017: ThinkProgress
Betsy DeVos Just Issued "A Blunt Attack on Survivors of Sexual Assault," Says Advocates

9/7/2017: The Boston Globe
Defending the Accused, Law Firms Specialize in Campus Sexual Assault

7/20/2017: ThinkProgress
Students Say Christian College Turned a Blind Eye to Serial Rapists

5/22/2017: NECN
Deportation Fears Keep Victims from Reporting Crimes

5/4/2017: The Huffington Post
Trump Administration Hires Official Accused of Sexually Assaulting Students

4/21/2017: Bustle
Why Forcing Women to Testify Against Their Assailants Enforces Victim Blaming

4/16/2017: Worcester Telegram
Campus Rape Victim Avocates Worry Enforcement Will Ease Under Trump

3/31/2017: Lansing State Journal
MSU Official Reduced Punishment in 12 Title IX Cases

3/19/2017: Slate
Under Trump, Undocumented Immigrants Who Suffer Abuse May Face an Impossible Choice: Silence or Deportation

3/5/2017: Cape Cod Times
Advocates: Sexual Assaults Underreported in Schools

10/31/2016: Mother Jones
Courts Are Jailing Victims of Sexual Assault

10/13/2016: The Chronicle of Higher Education
What a Landmark Finding in a Title IX Case Means for Colleges Wrestling With Sex Assault

9/28/2016: The Boston Globe
BU Professor Meant "Intimacy" with Students, Not Harm, Lawyer Says

9/19/2016: Slate
My School Punished Me.

9/2/2016: The Daily Camera
'Healthy Outrage' Fuels Attorney Suing CU, Other Schools on Behalf of Men Accused of Sexual Assault

8/27/2016: The Concord Monitor
St. Paul’s School Contests Continued Anonymity of Sexual Assault Victim in Federal Civil Suit

8/26/2016: Reuters
Dedicated New York State Police Unit to Tackle Campus Sex Assault

8/16/2016: The Boston Globe
Prep School Denies It Wants Sex Assault Victim’s Name Made Public

8/4/2016: Vice
USA Gymnastics Accused of Massive Sexual Abuse Cover Up