She initiated sex with me when I couldn’t consent, claims expelled student

She initiated sex with me when I couldn’t consent, claims expelled student

Apparently consensual sex, intoxicated participants, bad advice from the university and employees, and damning text messages: A pattern is emerging in litigation by students accused of sexual assault against the universities that punished them.

Amherst College is the latest to be targeted by a punished student for his role in a sexual encounter, following similar allegations by accused men at Occidental College and Columbia University.

The May 29 lawsuit accuses Amherst of conducting a “grossly inadequate investigation” of John Doe and accuser “Sandra Jones,” depriving Doe of a competent adviser, withholding evidence during a hearing before the Sexual Misconduct Hearing Board, and harming Doe’s reputation.

What differentiates the Amherst suit from others, though, is that it portrays Doe as unable to give consent, and Jones as the initiator and the sober party.

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