Ohio University releases results of sexual assault survey.

In early November Ohio University released the results of a sexual misconduct campus climate survey. As has been the case with these surveys seeking feedback the response rate has been rather lackluster.  In the case of Ohio University the survey was distributed to 19,549 students and only 1,130 responded (6.9 percent). In its report Ohio University … More Ohio University releases results of sexual assault survey.

Rolling Stone jury awards UVA dean $3 million for defamation.

The jury in the Rolling Stone Magazine defamation case made quick work of the damages phase of the trial when it awarded Dean Eramo $3 million for defamation. As was widely reported in the press, the jury determined that $1 million dollars was owed by Rolling Stone Magazine and $2 million was assessed against reporter … More Rolling Stone jury awards UVA dean $3 million for defamation.

Jury finds Rolling Stone Magazine and Author liable for defaming UVA dean.

The jury in the case involving a UVA dean’s defamation lawsuit has returned a verdict finding  Rolling Stone Magazine and the author of its debunked gang rape article liable for defamation. As I opined previously, despite the high bar that was set by the trial court when it deemed that the dean was a public figure, the … More Jury finds Rolling Stone Magazine and Author liable for defaming UVA dean.

UVA Rolling Stone case goes to the jury.

One aspect of the saga of the disastrous UVA gang rape article that was published by Rolling Stone is nearing a conclusion.  Closing arguments have been completed and the defamation case brought by UVA Dean Nicole Eramo is being sent to the jury. Prior to trial the court ruled that Dean Eramo is a limited purpose public figure … More UVA Rolling Stone case goes to the jury.