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Title IX Complaint Results in Jett Duffey Being Denied Admission to CMU

Jett Duffey, a former quarterback for Texas Tech University, was denied admission to Central Michigan University earlier this month. According to a CMU staff member, the denial was because of a Title IX allegation made against Duffey during his time at Texas Tech.

Duffey was planning on transferring to Central Michigan University to play for the school in the 2020 college football season, and now due to the admission denial, he is looking for a new transfer destination. Continue reading

Title IX Investigative Techniques Contradict Science, Say ISU Researchers

Two researchers from Iowa State University, philosophy lecturer and Title IX coordinator, Adrienne Lyles, and psychology professor Christian Meissner, researched the underlying scientific basis behind many common techniques taught in Title IX certification programs around the country, and found that the scientific basis for many of them “are at odds with the available science.” Continue reading

Is the Title IX Sexual Misconduct Investigation Process Fair?

There have been a number of news stories this year covering the Title IX sexual misconduct investigation process on U.S. campuses, including a documentary from CBSN Originals named “Speaking Frankly: Title IX”.  While many stories cover changes proposed by U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsey DeVos, at the heart of many others of these stories is the idea that the Title IX process may not work as well as it should for the people involved. That includes not only the respondents to Title IX sexual misconduct allegations, but also the ones making those allegations, the people that these laws were originally intended to protect. So is the Title IX sexual misconduct investigation process Fair? Let’s find out.  Continue reading

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