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Appeals Court Sides With Miami University In Sexual Assault Policy Case

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a male student who says he was unfairly disciplined by Miami University's sexual-assault policy. 

A three-judge appeals court panel upheld a lower court's dismissal of several claims against the university and school officials. But it found that the student presented enough facts to support a "reasonable inference of gender discrimination." The appeals court sent the case back to U.S. district court. The student claims most of Miami's sexual misconduct cases are against males who are then found responsible without fair hearings. His case stems from a 2014 encounter with a student who said she agreed to some sexual activity but told him to stop. He said he was too drunk to remember.

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