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Student Banned for Resembling Classmates Rapist

By Robert Sproul follow Robert Sproul   2015 Feb 19, 6:12pm 8,386 views   20 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


A student at a liberal-arts school in Oregon was reportedly banned from going anywhere on campus that a fellow student would be — because he looked like the person who had raped her. Professor Janet Halley wrote in a piece for Harvard Law Review that she had “recently assisted” a student who had been “ordered to stay away from a fellow student (cutting him off from his housing, his campus job, and educational opportunity) — all because he reminded her of the man who had raped her months before and thousands of miles away.” The accused also had to endure a “month-long investigation into all his campus relationships, seeking information about his possible sexual misconduct in them,” which she called an “immense invasion of his and his friends’ privacy.” And (believe it or not!) it gets worse. Even after this invasive investigation completely cleared him of any wrongdoing, he still wasn’t allowed to go anywhere where the student would be without risking punishment from the school. “The stay-away order remained in place, and was so broadly drawn up that he was at constant risk of violating it and coming under discipline for that,” the piece continues. According to Halley, the only way the accused student eventually learned of the source of the complaint against him at all was “by accident and off-hand.” It’s devastating to think of a student being unable to walk around campus without having to risk being traumatized by reminders of her rape. But restricting a totally innocent student from walking around campus because he looks like the person who raped her is obviously unacceptable. Halley’s article did not reveal the name of the school, the students involved, or the outcome of the situation.

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/413978/student-banned-areas-campus-resembling-classmates-rapist-katherine-timpf

#housing

1   lostand confused   ignore (0)   2015 Feb 19, 6:49pm     ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag      

Modern day feminism. This is totally acceptable to the feminazis.

2   Oilwelldoctor   ignore (0)   2015 Feb 19, 7:14pm     ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag      

Glad there are places in the world where a man can go to get away from these Nazis.

4   Ceffer   ignore (6)   2015 Feb 19, 11:55pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

He shouldn't have wagged his penis at her and shouted Boooo! Dumb fucking kid.

5   curious2   ignore (0)   2015 Jun 8, 4:56pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

7   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2015 Jun 8, 5:26pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

quoted

First, uh, the actual college goes mysteriously unmentioned

That's how all urban legends work. If you mention a specific college, company, product, etc., it's too easy to disprove the legend.

8   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2015 Jun 8, 5:27pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

HydroCabron says

curious2 says

Isn't anybody going to ask whether the events actually happened before rushing to judgment?

No.

This is the internet.

This is the internet America.

9   MisdemeanorRebel   ignore (3)   2015 Jun 8, 6:06pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

curious2 says

The story appears to have been a "hit and run" fake meme, of the type that Putin's minions seem to have learned from Faux Noise.

Or from the Pentagon:
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2011/mar/17/us-spy-operation-social-networks

A Californian corporation has been awarded a contract with United States Central Command (Centcom), which oversees US armed operations in the Middle East and Central Asia, to develop what is described as an "online persona management service" that will allow one US serviceman or woman to control up to 10 separate identities based all over the world.

The project has been likened by web experts to China's attempts to control and restrict free speech on the internet. Critics are likely to complain that it will allow the US military to create a false consensus in online conversations, crowd out unwelcome opinions and smother commentaries or reports that do not correspond with its own objectives.

The discovery that the US military is developing false online personalities – known to users of social media as "sock puppets" – could also encourage other governments, private companies and non-government organisations to do the same.

The Centcom contract stipulates that each fake online persona must have a convincing background, history and supporting details, and that up to 50 US-based controllers should be able to operate false identities from their workstations "without fear of being discovered by sophisticated adversaries".

11   Robert Sproul   ignore (0)   2015 Jun 8, 7:29pm     ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag      

It is obviously foolish to rely on a well cited article in the HLR by a Harvard Law School Royall Professor of Law, when you can get the low-down from Robyn at "The Frisky".

12   curious2   ignore (0)   2015 Jun 8, 7:43pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Robert Sproul says

It is obviously foolish to rely on a well cited article in the HLR by a Harvard Law School Royall Professor of Law, when you can get the low-down from Robyn at "The Frisky".

It says something about our culture that self-styled "conservative" media run with an apparently coordinated dissemination of a fake story that had no citations and was published in a "forum" (not an actual HLR scholarly article), and nobody other than "Frisky" Robyn even questioned it. The original story did not even name the school where the alleged events were supposed to have happened. The story got a lot of attention from people who wanted to believe it, but every journalist other than Robyn failed to ask "who what where when how why"? We have little hope for well informed public discourse if even the most basic questions are not asked by anyone else, as Robyn is only one person and cannot be expected to investigate every story.

BTW, PBS published today an update with video on the Russian "Internet Research Agency" using similarly dishonest tactics to manipulate the Web.

13   mell   ignore (6)   2015 Jun 9, 7:37am     ↓ dislike (2)   quote   flag      

curious2 says

It says something about our culture that self-styled "conservative" media run with an apparently coordinated dissemination of a fake story that had no citations and was published in a "forum" (not an actual HLR scholarly article), and nobody other than "Frisky" Robyn even questioned it. The original story did not even name the school where the alleged events were supposed to have happened. The story got a lot of attention from people who wanted to believe it, but every journalist other than Robyn failed to ask "who what where when how why"? We have little hope for well informed public discourse if even the most basic questions are not asked by anyone else, as Robyn is only one person and cannot be expected to investigate every story.

None of that proves or disproves the story. Calling colleges is likely not going to get you an answer either as they can simply say - no comment. At least nobody went to jail or had their life ruined due to omitting names (as opposed to frivolous harassment/discrimination charges), so at worst it's a some good fiction which is not far off from everyday reality.

15   HEY YOU   ignore (9)   2015 Jun 9, 8:18am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

This is a pitiful world. Doesn't anyone realize trolling comes in all forms & shades?
How much money is made for every click on BS rumor sites?
Die! Troll responders! Die!

16   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2015 Jun 9, 9:36am     ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag      

Only idiots and children repeat things ad nauseam like CIC, especially things that didn't make sense the first time.

17   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2015 Jun 9, 10:25am     ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag      

Once again, CIC...

18   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2015 Jun 9, 10:48am     ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag      

Dan8267 says

Once again, CIC...

And again.

19   HydroCabron   ignore (1)   2015 Jun 9, 10:54am     ↓ dislike (2)   quote   flag      

Call it Crazy says

Just like flies to dog crap!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Interesting article... we'll see if society can handle one more month under Obama!!!!!

Ha Ha Ha!!!! Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha.....!! Way to fuck yourself with a metaphor!!!!!!

This guy "gets" it!!!!!!

He's...... dog crap.... attracting flies!!.....!...!...!............!..............!!!!.....!!

RECOVERY

FORWARD

CRAP SHACK

DELUSIONAL

DUMBASS

ROBERTA

20   Tenpoundbass   ignore (16)   2015 Jun 9, 11:46am     ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag      

mell says

At least nobody went to jail or had their life ruined due to omitting names (as opposed to frivolous harassment/discrimination charges), so at worst it's a some good fiction which is not far off from everyday reality.

As they say... Worse things have happened.


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