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Student suing Northwestern under Title IX files new evidence

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

January 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Title IX lawsuits The Medill senior suing Northwestern under Title IX filed a new motion Tuesday in her lawsuit against the University, which includes evidence that has drawn criticism from NU and other professors named in th...

Medill senior challenges dismissal of Title IX suit

Sophia Bollag, Web Editor

December 12, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

The Medill senior suing Northwestern under Title IX filed a motion Thursday asking the judge who dismissed her lawsuit to reconsider or vacate his decision.

Guest Column: Northwestern needs to do better than the bare minimum in handling Title IX case

Laura Beth Nielsen, Guest Columnist

November 16, 2014

Filed under Opinion

On Thursday, a federal judge dismissed a Northwestern undergraduate’s Title IX lawsuit against the University; the dismissal likely will be appealed. Unless there is a settlement, which is the most common outcome in cases like ...

Court dismisses Medill senior’s Title IX suit against Northwestern

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

November 13, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Title IX lawsuits A federal judge dismissed Thursday a Medill senior’s Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern, ruling the University is not liable because it “took timely, reasonable, and successful measures” in the aft...

Ludlow will not teach Winter Quarter

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

November 6, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is not teaching for the third consecutive quarter this winter. On CAESAR, Ludlow is scheduled to teach an independent study and two senior tutorials in the philosophy department, but Universit...

Letter to the Editor: New developments in Title IX lawsuit raise questions

Dick Reif

October 30, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Editor’s Note: This Letter to the Editor is in response to an article published Tuesday titled “Ludlow sues Medill senior for defamation in sexual assault case." The situation surrounding a Medill senior's legal action against Nort...

In defamation suit, Ludlow claims student cost him opportunities at NU, Rutgers

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

October 29, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

In a defamation lawsuit filed Tuesday, philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow claimed the Medill senior who accused him of sexual assault made defamatory statements that interfered with both his job at Northwestern and his prospective em...

Ludlow sues Medill senior for defamation in sexual assault case

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against the Medill senior who said Ludlow sexually assaulted her in 2012, according to the Chicago Tribune. Ludlow’s suit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, alleges the student made false claims to the media and...

Letter to the Editor: It’s On Us

Julia Watson and Erik Zorn

September 23, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Members of the Northwestern Community, As the new school year begins, we haven’t forgotten that the statistics surrounding campus sexual assault have not changed. One in five women and one in sixteen men has been sexually assaulted...