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Nightmare on North Avenue

Posted on | November 25, 2015 | 34 Comments

K.C. Johnson (@kcjohnson9 on Twitter) of Minding the Campus has posted the latest “John Doe” lawsuit alleging violation of due process rights in a sexual assault case, and John Doe v. Georgia Tech is the kind of nightmare that makes me want to shout:


According to the lawsuit, Jane Roe was John Doe’s date at a party at his fraternity in October 2013. Jane got drunk on wine and, at some point during the evening, she followed John to his room. She became sick and began to vomit, and John and one of his frat brothers (a “sober monitor”) helped Jane find her friends and leave. In February 2015 — 16 months later — Jane claimed John had sexually assaulted her at the party. The alleged “assault”? According to her, John Doe “touched her genitals and penetrated her vagina with his fingers ‘for around 30 seconds without consent.'” No witnesses or evidence corroborated Jane Roe’s claim and John Doe’s lawsuit alleges that a clearly biased “investigation” by the assistant dean of students, Peter Paquette, ignored contradictory testimony from the “sober monitor.”

John Doe, who has a 3.74 GPA, was expelled in April 2015, only three credits short of graduation! His lawsuit illustrates how and why these processes have become wildly one-sided:

  • After a 2013 controversy involving one fraternity, Georgia Tech “rewrote its Student Sexual Misconduct Policy and began to conduct its investigations such that an accused individual at Georgia Tech is now ‘almost always found responsible,’ according to an investigative report by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.” In other words, past misbehavior by other students created panic that shifted the process decisively against the accused.
  • In February 2015, Jane Roe was having academic difficulties which she blamed on stress related to the alleged “assault” 16 months earlier and, by making this accusation against John Doe, she thereby secured the “opportunity to retake her exams and classes for that semester.”
  • The investigation relied largely on vague hearsay — the lawsuit calls it “prejudicial and unsubstantiated rumors” — to the effect that John Doe had some kind of bad reputation.
  • Most disturbing of all, perhaps, was a Facebook message by Jane Roe in which she revealed she was “a trained peer educator on sexual violence prevention” and in that role had “worked very closely” with Peter Paquette and other officials who were subsequently involved in the decision to expel John Doe, who “was never informed of this flagrant conflict of interest.”

Dear God, America — warn your sons!

Even if Jane Roe’s allegation were true — and there is zero evidence to corroborate it — should John Doe be expelled for “getting to third base” with a drunk girl at a party? Go read the full complaint and tell me if the behavior of Jane Roe, “trained peer educator,” doesn’t look selfish and spiteful. Here’s what I think: Jane Roe was embarrassed over getting so wasted at that party, and because John Doe never asked her out again, she was concerned that this episode had damaged her reputation. Meanwhile, she hears gossip that John Doe is kind of a “player,” and that October 2013 date with him looms large in her mind as a cause of her problems. So when she starts flunking classes in February 2015, well, two birds with one stone: Accuse John Doe of sexual assault and get a “do-over” for the semester. Oh, and since she’s been working with Dean Paquette in the “sexual violence prevention” program, Jane Roe knows all the ropes of the investigative process.

John Doe never stood a chance, you see, but he never saw it coming. Just a bad night at the frat house — his date got so drunk she threw up and had to leave the party — and for the next 16 months, John didn’t even realize this ticking time bomb was going to blow up and destroy him.

Parents must warn their college-bound sons: Don’t be a “John Doe.” Don’t become a target in this hysterical witch hunt. Never — NEVER! — talk to a college girl. It’s not worth the risk in 2015 when, apparently, the only girls who go to college are selfish, dishonest and irresponsible.




34 Responses to “Nightmare on North Avenue”

  1. Jim R
    November 25th, 2015 @ 10:19 pm

    I hope that he sues the school into bankruptcy and, as another stipulation, has it bulldozed to the ground and the earth upon which it stands salted.

    Hopefully, other schools will get the idea.

  2. RKae
    November 25th, 2015 @ 10:45 pm

    The left are so sexually dysfunctional it’s nearly beyond words.

    They told us that Ward & June Cleaver were “repressed” and that we needed to be freed from all that responsible, monogamous, wait-till-you’re-married, family-oriented stuff. Get a pack of rubbers and don’t bother asking for last names! Sex is for entertainment!

    Fast forward to today, and they are punishing people for having sex outside of “the rules”… but they can’t even tell anyone what “the rules” are.

    And now they’re punishing people who didn’t even have sex.

    The right wing tells us that a man is not safe to walk among them — be he left wing or right wing.

    The left wing tells us that a woman is not safe.

    So, in other words, NO ONE thinks this system works!

    Nicely done, hippie generation!

  3. WarEagle82
    November 25th, 2015 @ 10:59 pm

    So try this modest proposal.

    Make Georgia Tech an all-girls school and send all the boys to a nearby facility, like Agnes Scott College and make that an all-boys school.

    Of course, the minority students will probably demand segregated schools too so they will need to set aside schools for blacks, asians, Jews, Muslims, Latinos, and whites and then erect signs at the main gates that say “White Only” or “Coloreds Only” or something like that.

    Then the leftist idiots can have what they are currently demanding. Perhaps they will call it something catchy like “separate but equal.”
    It all sounds vaguely familiar to something the Democrats used to do….

  4. RKae
    November 25th, 2015 @ 11:07 pm

    Ah! I see you’re still laboring under that old superstition that we can tell “boys” and “girls” apart merely by looking at them… or their chromosomes.

    Nope. Due to “progress,” those lines have been blurred and lost.

    I feel your pain. I, too, recall when boys and girls were two separate sexes.

    …Hell, I can even recall when America and Mexico were two separate countries!

  5. Mike G.
    November 25th, 2015 @ 11:11 pm

    Well, the Blacks already have Morehouse College and basically Georgia State College, although GSC will let the occasional Asian, Latino or White person in.

    By the way, many years ago, I used to work at Agnes Scott, albeit it was a short tenure. I also worked as a waiter at a pizza joint across the street from ASWC at the same time in the evenings.

    Baçk in the early 80’s, those gals were cheap tippers as well as being stuck up bitches. Just sayin’.

  6. SouthOhioGipper
    November 25th, 2015 @ 11:17 pm

    “The Rules” are quite simple. Whatever the female in the encounter wants them to be, whenever she wishes to change them according to her flighty teenage whims.

  7. Jason Lee
    November 26th, 2015 @ 12:03 am

    Oh, we can still tell the difference when it becomes expedient to expel someone.

  8. Toastrider
    November 26th, 2015 @ 12:16 am

    Ye gods. And this is at Georgia Tech, a school primarily known for engineering.

  9. ThomasA
    November 26th, 2015 @ 12:16 am

    I’m not sure if *not dating* will protect young men on campus now-a-days. It seems like all it takes to find someone guilty and expel him is an accusation. Evidence doesn’t seem to be needed.

  10. robertstacymccain
    November 26th, 2015 @ 12:20 am

    I know, right? I mean, I keep seeing stories about sexual assault at universities that used to be all-male, and complaints of racism at schools that used to be all-white, and I’m thinking, “If you can’t get along with other people, stay away from them.”

    The other thing is, why aren’t these students being punished for UNDERAGE DRINKING, considering that it is involved in nearly all of these dubious sexual assault cases? I mean, when I was a teenager in Georgia, the drinking age was 18, and most of my friends were experienced drinkers long before we got to college. Heck, I went to high school with girls who were hitting the nightclubs in Underground Atlanta when they were 15 or 16.

    OK, congratulations to MADD. Now the drinking age is 21 nationwide. Fine. But is this law being enforced on any college campus anywhere? Based on the reports I keep seeing, 18- and 19-year-olds are getting drunk routinely at college, and are in fact getting so drunk they can’t remember if they had sex or whether the sex they had was consensual and yet NOBODY SEEMS TO CARE ABOUT UNDERAGE DRINKING. Instead, this too-drunk-to-fuck problem is being treated as an excuse to expel boys and force everybody to go through a lot of “consent training” bullshit.

  11. WarEagle82
    November 26th, 2015 @ 12:34 am

    1) Girls demand entrance to historically all-boy schools.
    2) Girls don’t like the fact that boys attend newly co-ed schools forced to become co-ed.
    3) Girls expel all males from co-ed schools.
    4) Girls create all-female schools founded on wiccan-lesbian-marxist principles and demand state funding for their “new” religious schools.

    I see what they did there….

  12. WarEagle82
    November 26th, 2015 @ 12:35 am

    That seems to be both reasonable and fair.

    The wiccan-lesbian-marxists are going to destroy the place anyway so you might as well tear down the walls and salt the soil to make it permanent.

  13. Adjoran
    November 26th, 2015 @ 1:42 am

    The lying whore’s name and picture needs to broadcast far and wide. Screw anonymity for false accusers, it only enables them.

  14. DeadMessenger
    November 26th, 2015 @ 2:42 am

    Well, you’re very well rounded, I see. If you’re in town here, I happen to need my master bath shower demo’ed and retiled. You’d help me out for free, right? There could be pies in it for you. ;D

  15. DeadMessenger
    November 26th, 2015 @ 2:54 am

    If only there was a thing that involved self-enforced restraint from sexual activity. You know, similar to abstinence. Such a thing would surely be really helpful for unmarried people. But who ever heard of that?

  16. DeadMessenger
    November 26th, 2015 @ 2:58 am

    If only there was some sort of law enforcement organization, trained in US law and investigative techniques, that could be alerted when situations like this occur. You know, a group that would act accordingly when false accusations were made, in order to discourage them. But who ever heard of anything like that?

  17. DeadMessenger
    November 26th, 2015 @ 3:12 am

    When I was in college, I recall a “ThomasA” who sexually assaulted me by repeatedly pressing his hip against my hip while we were doing The Bump at a Pi Kappa Alpha frat party, and everybody knows about you guys. I recall that you were totally into Mr. Ed.

    I’ve needed nearly 40 years of therapy because of this assault. I’m the girl with the long blonde hair, parted down the middle, wearing bell bottoms, platform shoes, crop top and big hoop earrings. You said I was groovy, but you never called me, you rapist. Please post your contact information. The school sexual violence officer wants to talk to you.

  18. Jim R
    November 26th, 2015 @ 6:32 am

    Good heavens! What a reactionary-cis-het-Victorian-prude-Christofascist-hypocritical (did I miss anything?) suggestion!


    Two things strike me:

    1. If girls can’t be held responsible for controlling themselves when drunk, why should guys? Or are we really “the stronger sex”?

    2. When did self-control become so passe? I thought that the feminist line was that all of us Y-chromosome types were potential rapists because we can’t control our bestial urges when we see something in a skirt. Apparently, all the double-X types can’t control themselves when they see one of us, either. Indeed, they are told that they SHOULDN’T because liberation or something.


  19. DeadMessenger
    November 26th, 2015 @ 6:45 am

    1. Stronger sex: oh baby!
    2. Bestial urges: oh baby!
    3. I guess I’m not a feminist, lol.

  20. Mike G.
    November 26th, 2015 @ 8:22 am

    Well, you got the well rounded part right, Lol.

    I “can” do tile, but you probably want a professional to do it. As fas as painting, although I’ve done quite a bit of it over the years, I’d rather take a beating than paint.

    If y’all put up a tree for Christmas, I hope it’s a live one from your local Home Depot. .

  21. Fail Burton
    November 26th, 2015 @ 10:42 am

    If men don’t break the law, keep changing the laws until they do.

  22. Fail Burton
    November 26th, 2015 @ 10:45 am

    Due to the Clovis Asteroid Impact, be-sexuality disappeared globally. Atlantis sank. The age of Conan began. Lesbianism was reduced to near-extinction and the mammoths disappeared entirely.

  23. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 26th, 2015 @ 1:05 pm
  24. Fail Burton
    November 26th, 2015 @ 2:45 pm

    Let’s just admit we’re up against a cult of serial if not pathological liars. The Dept. of Justice claims 6.1 “sexual assaults” per 1000. But that includes “verbal threats.” I’d honestly be surprised if even 1 in 1000 women are being actually “raped” at colleges. The truth is that as long as there is a single rape anywhere in America all men will be lit up for it. Crime is real; it exists. The idea of erasing all crime is a noble goal but a child’s dream, and it is being used against men. Don’t do that against black folks though. Oh, no. You can’t even use real stats there. Suddenly the concept of “group defamation” becomes crystal clear.

  25. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 26th, 2015 @ 3:06 pm
  26. Daniel Freeman
    November 26th, 2015 @ 4:09 pm

    Wait, is that an actual feminist theory? I can’t tell the difference any more, damn that Poe’s Law.

  27. Wombat_socho
    November 26th, 2015 @ 5:09 pm

    I bet you can get a Kindle best-seller out of that plot if you flog it hard enough, even if you leave out the Gorean BDSM.

  28. Fail Burton
    November 27th, 2015 @ 7:52 am

    Remember, feminists claim 200-250 per 1000 women experience “rapes.”

  29. Quartermaster
    November 28th, 2015 @ 5:22 pm

    That number is mighty low. From the noise they’re making it’s more like 1000 out of 1000.

  30. Quartermaster
    November 28th, 2015 @ 5:26 pm

    As long as it’s equal, who cares about separate?

  31. Quartermaster
    November 28th, 2015 @ 5:27 pm

    Just don’t ask me to do drywall.

  32. Quartermaster
    November 28th, 2015 @ 5:29 pm

    As long as the place is bulldozed on top of the current administration and ____ studies faculties, I’d go for it.

  33. Mike G.
    November 28th, 2015 @ 5:48 pm

    Same here. I can hang it, but don’t ask me to finish it. After my last attempt to finish drywall, my wife said next time, we were hiring a professional.

  34. ThomasA
    November 30th, 2015 @ 10:20 am

    I’ll bet there are very few engineers in the the Title IX office. Those offices mostly seem to be staffed by grievance-studies majors and lawyers.