Principles of the Law,

Student Sexual Misconduct: Procedural Frameworks for Colleges and Universities

A partial list of issues to be considered includes reporting procedures; confidentiality; relationships with police and local criminal justice; interim measures and support for complainants; investigation and adjudication; the role of lawyers; the creation and maintenance of records; sanctions or remedies; and appeals. The project will also examine informal resolutions, as well as the nature of hearings.
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Portions of all 11 Chapters planned for this project have been drafted: First Principles for This Project; Before Complaints or Formal Investigations: Notice, Clarity, and Support; Reporting of Sexual Assaults: A Presumption of Complainant Control of Disclosure; Principles for Designing Procedures for Investigations, Hearings, and Formal and Informal Resolutions; Informal Resolution; Formal Resolution Process; Resolution of Formal Sexual Assault Complaints; Sanctions; Appeals; Confidentiality and Disclosure; and Internal Student Discipline and the Criminal Justice System. 

Reporter
Vicki C. Jackson Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
Associate Reporter
Suzanne Goldberg Columbia Law School
New York, NY
Advisers
Katharine T. Bartlett Duke University School of Law
Durham, NC
Cynthia G. Bowman Cornell Law School
Ithaca, NY
Deborah L. Brake University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, PA
Susan L. Carney U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
New Haven, CT
Denny Chin U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
New York, NY
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Supreme Court of California
San Francisco, CA
José A. Cárdenas Arizona State University, Office of General Counsel
Tempe, AZ
Marjory Fisher Columbia University
New York, NY
Michael S. Frisch Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC
Jamie S. Gorelick WilmerHale
Washington, DC
Fatima Goss-Graves National Women's Law Center
Washington, DC
Cathy J. Green Green & Utter P.A.
Manchester, NH
Jane Cutler Greenspan Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (Retired)
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Robb Jones United Educators
Bethesda, MD
Derek P. Langhauser Maine Community College System
South Portland, ME
Douglas Laycock University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, VA
David F. Levi Duke University School of Law
Durham, NC
M. Elizabeth Magill Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
Margaret H. Marshall Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
Boston, MA
Martin Michaelson Hogan Lovells US LLP
Washington, DC
Blake D. Morant George Washington University Law School
Washington, DC
Melissa E. Murray University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Berkeley, CA
Sharon L. Nelles Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
New York, NY
Richard Paez United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Pasadena, CA
Florence Y. Pan Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Washington, DC
Harvey S. Perlman University of Nebraska College of Law
Lincoln, NE
Steven G. Poskanzer Carleton College
Northfield, MN
Judith Resnik Yale Law School
New Haven, CT
Lauren K. Robel Indiana University, Maurer School of Law
Bloomington, IN
Daniel B. Rodriguez Northwestern University School of Law
Chicago, IL
Xavier Rodriguez U.S. District Court
San Antonio, TX
Vincent D. Rougeau Boston College Law School
Newton, MA
Frederick P. Schaffer The City University of New York (Retired)
New York, NY
Gina M. Smith Cozen O'Connor
Philadelphia, PA
Dean A. Strang StrangBradley, LLC
Madison, WI
E. Thomas Sullivan University of Vermont
Burlington, VT
Deborah Tuerkheimer Northwestern University School of Law
Chicago, IL
Michael Vatis Steptoe & Johnson LLP
New York, NY
Wendy S. White University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Liaison
Laura Dunn SurvJustice
Washington, DC
Daniella Gordon National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Moorestown, NJ
Rebecca Henry ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence
Washington, DC
Rebecca O'Connor RAINN
Washington, DC
Ebony Tucker National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
Washington, DC
Members Consultative Group
Jane H. Aiken Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC
José F. Anderson University of Baltimore School of Law
Baltimore, MD
Michelle J. Anderson Brooklyn College
Brooklyn, NY
John S. Applegate Indiana University, Maurer School of Law
Bloomington, IN
Susan Frelich Appleton Washington University School of Law
Saint Louis, MO
Joseph R. Bankoff Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Phyllis W. Beck Independence Foundation
Philadelphia, PA
John S. Beckerman Moorestown, NJ, USA
Dianne Bennett Hodgson Russ LLP
Buffalo, NY
Luke Bierman Elon University School of Law
Greensboro, NC
Kristi Bowman Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, MI
Willard L. Boyd III Nyemaster Goode, PC
Des Moines, IA
William S. Brewbaker III University of Alabama School of Law
Tuscaloosa, AL
David M. Brodsky Brodsky ADR LLC
New York, NY
Tomiko Brown-Nagin Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
Russell J. Bruemmer WilmerHale (Retired)
Washington, DC
Ellen M. Bublick The University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
Tucson, AZ
Philip Burling Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
José A. Cabranes U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
New Haven, CT
Elena A. Cappella Philadelphia, PA, USA
Alexander M. Capron University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
Los Angeles, CA
Catherine L. Carpenter Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA
Catherine C. Carr University of Pennsylvania Law School
Philadelphia, PA
Karen R. Carroll Vermont Superior Court
White River Junction, VT
Peter H. Carson Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
San Francisco, CA
Nicole B. Casarez University of St. Thomas
Houston, TX
William Richard Casto Texas Tech University School of Law
Lubbock, TX
Henry L. Chambers, Jr. University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law
Richmond, VA
Steven L. Chanenson Villanova University School of Law
Villanova, PA
Gabriel J. Chin University of California, Davis School of Law
Davis, CA
Stephen Yee Chow Burns & Levinson LLP
Boston, MA
Neil Howard Cogan Whittier Law School
Costa Mesa, CA
John J. Connolly Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
Baltimore, MD
Carolyn F. Corwin Covington & Burling LLP
Washington, DC
Barbara J. Cox California Western School of Law
San Diego, CA
Amelia Craig Cramer Pima County Attorney's Office
Tucson, AZ
Richard Olaf Cunningham Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Washington, DC
Beverly Winslow Cutler Alaska Superior Court, Third Judicial District
Palmer, AK
Karen Czapanskiy University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
Baltimore, MD
Kenneth Glenn Dau-Schmidt Indiana University, Maurer School of Law
Bloomington, IN
George A. Davidson Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
New York, NY
Kimberly A. Demarchi Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Phoenix, AZ
Nora V. Demleitner Washington and Lee University School of Law
Lexington, VA
Michelle Madden Dempsey Villanova University School of Law
Villanova, PA
Deborah W. Denno Fordham University School of Law
New York, NY
John L. Diamond University of California, Hastings College of the Law
San Francisco, CA
Darby Dickerson John Marshall Law School
Chicago, IL
Joshua Dressler Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law
Columbus, OH
Jennifer Ann Drobac Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Indianapolis, IN
Christine Michelle Duffy Pro Bono Partnership
Parsippany, NJ
Suzanne M. Dugan Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Washington, DC
Stephen S. Dunham Penn State University
University Park, PA
Holly A. Dyer Foulston Siefkin LLP
Wichita, KS
Ira Mark Ellman Berkeley, CA, USA
Anthony C. Epstein Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Washington, DC
Boris Feldman Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Palo Alto, CA
Herbert L. Fenster Covington & Burling LLP
Washington, DC
Kimberly Kessler Ferzan University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, VA
Arthur Norman Field Field Consulting Services LLC
New York, NY
Michael E. Flowers Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Columbus, OH
Joan Flynn National Labor Relations Board
Washington, DC
Simone R. D. Francis Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC
St Thomas, VI
Paul L. Friedman U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Washington, DC
Haley J. Fromholz JAMS
Los Angeles, CA
Terry L. Fromson Women's Law Project
Philadelphia, PA
Joseph D. Garrison Garrison, Levin-Epstein & Fitzgerald, PC
New Haven, CT
Stephen P. Garvey Cornell Law School
Ithaca, NY
Nancy Gertner Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
Randy Gordon Texas A&M University School of Law
Fort Worth, TX
Joanna L. Grossman Southen Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
Dallas, TX
Seth Grossman University of California
Oakland, CA
Aya Gruber University of Colorado, Boulder Law School
Boulder, CO
James B. Halpern Arent Fox LLP
Washington, DC
Beth Heifetz Jones Day
Washington, DC
Ronald K. Henry Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Washington, DC
Alan D. Hornstein University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law (Retired)
Baltimore, MD
Jill R. Horwitz University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Los Angeles, CA
Edwin E. Huddleson Washington, DC
John A. Humbach Pace University School of Law
White Plains, NY
Richard Hyland Rutgers Law School
Camden, NJ
Anthony C. Infanti University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, PA
Robert A. James Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
San Francisco, CA
Kirk C. Jenkins Sedgwick LLP
Chicago, IL
Richard Gibbs Johnson Richard G. Johnson Co., L.P.A.
Cleveland, OH
Emily J. Joselson Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP
Middlebury, VT
Gregory A. Kalscheur Boston College Law School
Newton, MA
Richard B. Katskee Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Washington, DC
Michael Edward Keasler Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
Austin, TX
Michael J. Keating Emerson Electric Co.
Saint Louis, MO
Virginia M. Kendall U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Chicago, IL
Orin S. Kerr George Washington University Law School
Washington, DC
Evelyn V. Keyes Texas Court of Appeals, 1st District
Houston, TX
Mark R. Killenbeck University of Arkansas School of Law, Leflar Law Center
Fayetteville, AR
J. David Kirkland, Jr. Baker Botts L.L.P.
Houston, TX
Linda A. Klein Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Atlanta, GA
Miriam A. Krinsky Los Angeles Sheriff's Department
Los Angeles, CA
Corinna Barrett Lain University of Richmond School of Law
Richmond, VA
Sybil H. Landau New York, NY, USA
Howard Langer Langer Grogan & Diver, P.C.
Philadelphia, PA
Herbert I. Lazerow University of San Diego School of Law
San Diego, CA
Paul A. LeBel University of North Dakota School of Law (Retired)
Grand Forks, ND
George W. Liebmann Liebmann & Shively, P.A.
Baltimore, MD
Gail A. Lione Georgetown University School of Law
Washington, DC
Jessica D. Litman University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
Mark J. Loewenstein University of Colorado Law School
Boulder, CO
Henry R. Lord DLA Piper US LLP
Baltimore, MD
Ann M. Lousin John Marshall Law School
Chicago, IL
Margaret Colgate Love Law Office of Margaret Love
Washington, DC
Linda A. Malone College of William & Mary School of Law
Williamsburg, VA
C. Scott Maravilla U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
Washington, DC
Richard D. Marks Patient Command, Inc.
Mc Lean, VA
Amie C. Martinez Anderson, Creager & Wittstruck, P.C., LLO
Lincoln, NE
Margaret Penny Mason LeClairRyan
New Haven, CT
Mary Massaron Plunkett Cooney, P.C.
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Stephen J. Mathes Philadelphia, PA
James R. Maxeiner University of Baltimore School of Law
Baltimore, MD
James T. McCartt Triangle Peak Partners LP
Houston, TX
Linda C. McClain Boston University School of Law
Boston, MA
Theodore A. McKee U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Philadelphia, PA
M. Isabel Medina Loyola University, New Orleans School of Law
New Orleans, LA
S. David Mitchell University of Missouri School of Law
Columbia, MO
Erin E. Murphy New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Michael A. Olivas University of Houston Law Center
Houston, TX
David Benjamin Oppenheimer University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Berkeley, CA
Vance K. Opperman Key Investment, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN
Aviva A. Orenstein Indiana University, Maurer School of Law
Bloomington, IN
Daniel W. Park University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Wendy L. Patrick County of San Diego District Attorney's Office
San Diego, CA
Christopher J. Peters University of Akron School of Law, C. Blake McDowell Law Center
Akron, OH
Kristina Pickering Supreme Court of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
Ellen S. Podgor Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, FL
Susan Poser University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Josephine R. Potuto University of Nebraska College of Law
Lincoln, NE
Theresa J. Pulley Radwan Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, FL
Margaret Jane Radin University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
Margaret Raymond University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison, WI
Bernard D. Reams, Jr. St. Mary's University School of Law
San Antonio, TX
Marie T. Reilly Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law
University Park, PA
Sarah E. Ricks Rutgers Law School
Camden, NJ
Alice Ristroph Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn, NY
Augustin Rivera, Jr. Del Mar Community College District
Corpus Christi, TX
Jack L. Rives American Bar Association
Chicago, IL
Ira P. Robbins American University, Washington College of Law
Washington, DC
James L. Robertson Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.
Jackson, MS
Charles F. Robinson Regents of the University of California
Oakland, CA
Mark B. Rotenberg WilmerHale
Washington, DC
Howard Ruda Hahn & Hessen
New York, NY
Margaret M. Russell Santa Clara University School of Law
Santa Clara, CA
Margaret Ann Ryan U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Washington, DC
Stephen A. Saltzburg George Washington University Law School
Washington, DC
Suellyn Scarnecchia University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
Lynn Hecht Schafran Legal Momentum
New York, NY
Stephen J. Schulhofer New York University School of Law
New York, NY
David Schuman University of Oregon Law School
Eugene, OR
Stewart J. Schwab Cornell Law School
Ithaca, NY
Karl E. Seib, Jr. Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
New York, NY
Brian D. Shannon Texas Tech University School of Law
Lubbock, TX
Katharine B. Silbaugh Boston University School of Law
Boston, MA
Jacqueline A. Simmons Indiana University, Maurer School of Law
Bloomington, IN
Kenneth W. Simons University of California, Irvine School of Law
Irvine, CA
Robert H. Sitkoff Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
Paul A. Slager Silver Golub & Teitell LLP
Stamford, CT
Melanie Sloan Summer Strategies
Washington, DC
Virginia E. Sloan The Constitution Project
Washington, DC
B. Rush Smith, III Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Columbia, SC
Bradley Y. Smith Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
New York, NY
Jonathan M. Smith U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division
Washington, DC
David V. Snyder American University, Washington College of Law
Washington, DC
A. Gilchrist Sparks, III Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Wilmington, DE
Arthur B. Spitzer American Civil Liberties Union of the National Capital Area
Washington, DC
H. Mark Stichel Gohn Hankey Stichel & Berlage, LLP
Baltimore, MD
Kate Stith Yale Law School
New Haven, CT
Geoffrey R. Stone University of Chicago Law School
Chicago, IL
Guy Miller Struve Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
New York, NY
Jeannie Suk Gersen Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
Jerome T. Tao Nevada Court of Appeals
Las Vegas, NV
Carolyn Engel Temin Philadelphia, PA, USA
Pamela J. Thomason California State University, Chancellors Office
Long Beach, CA
Debra McCloskey Todd Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
Bowen H. Tucker Chicago, IL
Karen Lynn Valihura Supreme Court of Delaware
Wilmington, DE
Dominick Vetri University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, OR
Michael Vitiello University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Sacramento, CA
Evan J. Wallach U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Washington, DC
John L. Warden Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
New York, NY
Manning Gilbert Warren, III University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law
Louisville, KY
Merle Weiner University of Oregon Law School
Eugene, OR
James C. Wilson, Jr. Vestavia, AL, USA
G. Robert Witmer, Jr. Nixon Peabody LLP
Rochester, NY
Tobias B. Wolff University of Pennsylvania Law School
Philadelphia, PA
William A. Worthington Conner & Winters
Houston, TX

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