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31 Jan 2017, 5:34 am by KC Johnson and Stuart Taylor
On April 4, 2011, the same day that President Obama formally announced his reelection bid, his Education Department, with no advance notice, reinterpreted Title IX as giving the federal government authority to dictate the specific procedures that colleges must use to adjudicate student-on-student sexual assault allegations. [read post]
6 Jan 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Many states have liberalized rules on family homeschooling, now comes the backlash from proponents of tighter regulation [NY Times] Kansas Supreme Court decrees higher school spending, estimated taxpayer cost upwards of $500 million [Greg Weiner, Law and Liberty, Wichita Eagle; earlier] After all, judicially directed school munificence worked so well in nearby Kansas City, Missouri [via @David_Boaz] Scaring ourselves to death: the insanity of school active shooter drills [Radley Balko] University… [read post]
3 Dec 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
” Audience bursts into applause [KC Johnson, Minding the Campus] An earlier generation of student protesters rebelled against control by elders, now they ask institutions for more parent-like care [Jeannie Suk, The New Yorker] Tags: colleges and universities, political correctnessCampus climate roundup is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
21 Jul 2015, 4:05 am by Walter Olson
[University of Kansas; Greg Piper, The College Fix] “No Due Process, Please; This is a Campus” [KC Johnson, Minding the Campus] Fourth Circuit: no insurer duty to defend Liberty U. in Miller-Jenkins kidnapping suit [WSET, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, earlier here and many other posts] Ex-Arkansas college student wants $75,000 after claiming she broke fingers in musical-chairs game [AP/Daily Journal] “Portland State University Will Shut Down Political Activity If… [read post]
8 May 2012, 9:06 pm by Walter Olson
Tuccille, Reason] “Education Department Pushes Racial Quotas in School Discipline” [Hans Bader, CEI] “What Yale and the Times Did to Patrick Witt” [KC Johnson, Minding the Campus] Tweet Tags: colleges and universities, disability & schools, law schools, New York Times, school discipline, schools, suici, Title IX, Yale Education roundup is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
15 Mar 2018, 3:03 am by Walter Olson
& KC Johnson, Real Clear Politics; Linda LeFauve & Stuart Taylor Jr. on the long-deflated yet still influential Lisak campus rape study; “Forcing Students to Apply to College Is a Bad Idea” [George Leef, Martin Center, earlier] “Congress Should Deregulate Private Universities, Not Regulate Them More” [John McGinnis, Liberty and Law on bill to restrain colleges from applying discipline for membership in a fraternity or sorority]… [read post]
25 Jan 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Kirsten Gillibrand [KC Johnson, Minding the Campus] Smith College: “the word crazy was censored from the transcript, replaced with the term ‘ableist slur.'” [Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe] “Community College Courtesy of the Federal Taxpayer? [read post]
6 Oct 2017, 3:02 am by Walter Olson
” [AP/WOUB] Student protesters called on Evergreen State “to target STEM faculty in particular for ‘antibias’ training” [Heather Heying, WSJ] From this excerpt, upcoming Shep Melnick book on Title IX, OCR and federal control of colleges sounds top-notch [Law and Liberty] What to expect as Education Department reconsiders its former Dear Colleague policies [KC Johnson and Stuart Taylor, Jr., Weekly Standard] Tags: colleges and universities, law… [read post]
31 Aug 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[Jacob Gershman on Twitter citing SEC filing] Symposium with Richard Epstein, Heather Mac Donald, KC Johnson, John McWhorter, Jonathan Rauch, Adam White and many others: “Is Free Speech Under Threat in the United States? [read post]
6 Nov 2007, 2:26 am
" To this list of supremely naïve questions I'll add another one that shows up in various forms: "Why don't they hire KC Johnson? [read post]
12 Nov 2018, 2:55 am by Walter Olson
Shep Melnick on his new book The Transformation of Title IX: Regulating Gender Equality in Education [Christina Hoff Sommers review, Education Next; Brookings; Melnick in National Affairs] And three video appearances by the author [Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth, Hoover Institution, Harvard Program on Constitutional Government] Some early looks at Department of Education’s planned revamp of Title IX regs [Robby Soave, Reason and more; KC Johnson, Minding the Campus;… [read post]
28 May 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
California voters thought they’d reined in don’t-hurry-on-English “bilingual” instruction methods, but legislators have other ideas [Steven Greenhut, San Diego Union-Tribune] “Report: Too Much Regulation Is Hurting Scientists” [Inside Higher Ed via Instapundit; two earlier federal surveys "found principal investigators spend 42 percent of their time on administrative tasks"] This should end well: Mayor de Blasio hands keys to NYC school system over to… [read post]
29 Mar 2018, 1:26 pm by Sean Gallagher
And yesterday, Boeing's Charleston facility—which manufactures components for Boeing's 777 and other commercial jets, and for the Air Force's KC-46 tanker—was struck by what was initially reported to be WannaCry malware. [read post]
8 Feb 2012, 9:07 pm by Walter Olson
[KC Johnson] Jim Copland testimony on abuses in government contingent-fee litigation [Manhattan Institute, PDF] “Parens patriae” proposal to replace class actions with state attorney general suits, but with private entrepreneurial bar still in saddle [Adam Zimmerman/Prawfs on Myriam Gilles/Gary Friedman, SSRN] Tags: animal rights, attorneys general, class actions, colleges and universities, Ninth Circuit, patent trolls, pharmaceuticals, same-sex marriage, Yale … [read post]
14 Sep 2007, 8:20 am
"If you look at how American politics has developed in the last 20 years, there's a consistent pattern of getting tough on crime, reducing civil liberties, and giving more power to prosecutors," says Robert 'KC' Johnson, a Brooklyn College professor who covered the Duke case in a daily blog. 'This is really the first high profile event [] where there's been a very strong push by most people, regardless of ideology, in the other direction.'… [read post]
6 Mar 2008, 8:42 am
And have they noticed that Duke itself has used a Web site to promote its side of the story, as Durham-in-Wonderland's KC Johnson points out? [read post]
23 Nov 2011, 8:18 am by Matt Johnston
 Professor KC Johnson (of the Duke Rape Case fame) posits some interesting things that have come out of Durham with regard to the UC-Davis incident about student rights and how campus administrations should deal with students. [read post]
10 Jun 2014, 9:15 pm by Walter Olson
[Sandy Hingston, Philly magazine] My Commentary piece last summer on related issues: “Sentence First, Verdict Afterward” The feds’ Title IX complaint against Tufts [Terry Hartle, Inside Higher Ed] KC Johnson coverage, Minding the Campus: OCR will investigate 55 schools; early reaction to White House report; Occidental has assured students and their parents that the process is committed to fairness; suits by male students at Columbia and Drew; taking issue with… [read post]
7 May 2010, 4:30 am by Jim Dedman
KC Johnson, who through his blog Durham in Wonderland, reported on the Duke lacrosse case several years ago, is now blogging the tragic Virginia lacrosse-related murder case. [read post]