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.
There still is quite a bit of shock about the fact that Hillary Clinton lost the Presidential election to Donald Trump. By all measures this result should not have happened. Hillary Clinton had the advantages of the most money raised, generally the backing of the mass media, the most organized and best campaign money could … More How Hillary Clinton Failed a High School Test
We are now dealing with the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump as President and the news, social media and streets are filled with conjecture, analysis, protests and spin regarding the election. The one clear fact from the election is that Donald Trump prevailed in the electoral college, which as we all know is the method by which our … More Why the Presidential Popular Vote Does Not Matter.
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.
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.
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.