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Updated: Student suing Northwestern files suit against Ludlow

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 27, 2014

The Medill junior who filed a lawsuit against Northwestern saying the University failed to address her claims of sexual assault has filed a civil suit against philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow. In the lawsuit, filed Wednesday morn...

Professors petition Board of Trustees in response to Title IX lawsuit

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 24, 2014

Northwestern professors posted a petition Sunday evening asking the University’s Board of Trustees to fully implement policies that require accountability and transparency when handling sexual assault and misconduct. Sociology...

Northwestern responds to student’s lawsuit, denies Title IX violations

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 21, 2014

Northwestern responded Friday to the Title IX lawsuit a Medill junior filed against the school last week, saying the school appropriately punished philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow based on the findings of its internal investigation. The...

Ludlow sues local media outlets for defamation

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 14, 2014

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is suing three local media companies, claiming their coverage of a Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern was defamatory and portrayed him in a "false light before the public." Ludlow is suing Sun...

Attorney: Ludlow disputes lawsuit’s allegations

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 13, 2014

The professor accused of sexually assaulting a Medill junior in 2012 released a statement Thursday denying the student’s allegations and claiming she “initiated friendly communications” with him the day after the alleged ...