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Two moments of sanity from California Gov. Jerry Brown

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Our “foreign” correspondent in California, Leslie Eastman, has made a blog career of documenting the tarnishing of the Golden State by insane legislative and regulatory policies, most of which are rubber-stamped by Governor Jerry Brown.

But this week there were two astounding moments of sanity from the Governor.

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Cornell’s kangaroo court for accused men

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:00pm 7/28/2016 at 9:00pm

For several years we have been covering the near elimination of due process rights for men accused of sexual misconduct on campuses.

Universities, compelled by a directive from the Obama Department of Education under threat of loss of federal funding, have combined with toxic radical feminist “rape culture” warriors to create tribunals in which...

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Trey Gowdy Grills DHS Official on Due Process

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 14, 2015 at 1:15pm 12/14/2015 at 1:15pm

Last week, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) schooled an official from the Department of Homeland Security on our Constitutionally protected right to due process.

“Let me ask you another question about the terrorism list, what process if afforded a U.S. citizen before they go on that list?” Gowdy asked.

After a brief pause, Ms....

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College Sex Contracts – Life Imitates Parody

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 10:00am 7/8/2015 at 10:00am

We have been covering the absurdity of the “Yes Means Yes” movement, and the violation of fundamental due process rights under the banner of “rape culture,” for quite some time:

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Accused on campus: Charges dropped, but the infamy remains

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8:30pm 5/16/2015 at 8:30pm

The number of lawsuits by men wrongly accused of sexual assault on campus is increasing almost by the day.

Most remain silent, preferring to go the “John Doe” route to avoid further reputational damage. Slowly, however, some men are going public, often where there names were already published anyway in...

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Male on leave of absence contests discipline for off-campus conduct with former student

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 7:45pm 4/7/2015 at 7:45pm

Yet another Complaint has been filed by a male student disciplined after a campus adjudication of alleged sexual assault, this time against the California Regents for the conduct involving UC-Santa Barbara.

As in all the other complaints, there are allegations that the sexual relations were consensual, a substantial delay in reporting, and alleged...

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Campus “consent” wars: Expelled male student sues Cornell Univ.

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 20, 2015 at 7:10pm 3/20/2015 at 7:10pm

We have previously focused on the rising number of lawsuits by male students against universities over alleged mistreatment in response to claims of sexual assault:

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Washington Supreme Court Gets It Right on Due Process

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 3:00pm 11/2/2014 at 3:00pm

In Washington State, the burden of proof of consent in a sexual assault case has traditionally fallen not on the alleged rape victim, but on the accused. A recent decision by the Washington Supreme Court, however, has changed the standard, and given hope to due process advocates:

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FIRE shreds Ezra Klein and denial of due process to college men

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 17, 2014 at 7:00pm 10/17/2014 at 7:00pm

WAJ: This is a guest post by Robert L. Shibley, Senior Vice President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). As “Yes Means Yes” mania sweeps across college campuses, and the lives of innocent men falsely accused are ruined in a witch hunt...

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Affirmative Sexual Consent? There’s an app for that.

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 7:00am 10/1/2014 at 7:00am

On Monday, we told you about a new California law that essentially outlaws sloppy, reckless sex between college students. Now, a new app has launched that seeks to eliminate all debate over whether or not that hot guy or girl at the bar is “good to go”—home with you.

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California outlaws drunk, sloppy, reckless consensual campus sex

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 29, 2014 at 10:00am 9/29/2014 at 10:00am
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We’ve written previously about California’s proposed “affirmative consent” bill, which codifies — for lack of a more delicate terminology — what constitutes acceptable foreplay between consenting adults on college campuses.

On Sunday,

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UPDATED: Columbia student carries mattress around campus after rape claims denied

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 8:00pm 9/6/2014 at 8:00pm

This is a thing that’s actually happening at Columbia University in New York City.

Rather than taking her allegations of rape to local law enforcement, Emma Sulkowicz has decided to carry around her mattress as long as her alleged rapist remains on campus. Sulkowicz didn’t report the rape immediately after it happened,...

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