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From here, John’s complaint describes a supposedly flawed, discriminatory investigation process that was “motivated on the basis of sex.” In the filing, John alleges the university ignored video evidence of the “vindictive” motives of his ex-girlfriend.(John’s complaint alleges an acquaintance filmed Jane saying, “I want to fuck up [John’s] reputation; I want to make sure he never has a girlfriend…The 47-page complaint states that the university violated Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 by discriminating against him on the basis of his sex and denied him his Fourteenth Amendment right to due process.“We don’t have any comment on what is pending litigation,” said Dennis Brown, a spokesman for Notre Dame.The unnamed student is identified as "John Doe" for purposes of litigation and was a senior at the Mendoza College of Business.The lawsuit has student rights advocates questioning the legitimacy of university assault investigations processes.
This criticism has been noted in several lawsuits, both locally and nationally.
John’s case joins dozens of other pending lawsuits nationwide alleging colleges and universities have over-corrected in recent years when it comes to the investigation of sexual assault and harassment on campus.
Parroting several other suits currently making their way through the courts, the complaint alleges that in recent years Notre Dame has “created an atmosphere of institutional hostility toward accused male students.”The investigation against John began in 2016, according to the complaint.
In 2017, the University of Miami, Cornell, the University of Texas, Clemson, and Purdue University have all faced similar lawsuits. In fact most of the reverse discrimination cases filed in recent years are still pending or have settled quietly, Kimberly Lau, an attorney who has has represented over 100 students in college disciplinary proceedings, told The Daily Beast.“Maybe a few actually get decided by the court on the merits but they’re mostly settled.
And when it’s a private institution, those settlements are confidential.