President Joe Biden’s agenda has been exposed by a federal appeals court. Here’s what’s really going on.
“As the Biden administration prepares to return to the Obama administration’s pro-accuser approach to campus sexual misconduct,” reports JustTheNews, “a federal appeals court has questioned many of the practices likely to reemerge in forthcoming proposed regulations.”
“Mukund Vengalattore has a ‘private right of action’ as an employee under Title IX to pursue sex discrimination claims against Cornell University for the ‘irregular’ investigation of his former graduate assistant’s allegations, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, remanding both Title IX and defamation claims for further proceedings,” reports JustTheNews.
“While a state appellate court said the allegations had not ‘improperly influenced’ Cornell’s rejection of tenure for the physics professor, whose term ended in 2018, Vengalattore argued in federal court that Cornell’s ‘knowing communication of false findings that he had a sexual relationship with a student and lied about it’ had kept him from getting hired elsewhere,” reported JustTheNews.
“The case was unusual because Vengalattore and grad student Yogesh Patil, both from India, alleged his accuser and a tenure review committee member made stereotypical comments about Indians in his lab,” reports JustTheNews.
Cornell threatened to expel Patil and withheld his doctorate after he created a website defending his professor, though he’s now a postdoc at Yale.
“Judge Jose Cabranes, who has spoken freely of his concerns about rising illiberalism on campus, wrote a concurrence warning that the ‘growing law of university disciplinary procedures, often promulgated in response to the regulatory diktats of government,’ had produced procedures comparable to ‘the infamous English Star Chamber,'” reported JustTheNews.
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