In 2011, Jane Roe constantly pressured John Doe into sharing an intimate sexual relationship. Doe consistently declined. Over the course of two years, their interactions grew more intimate, and in September, 2013, Roe began publicly humiliating Doe and making sexual assault claims against him. Less than 24 hours after the university notified Doe that a sexual assault investigation against him was launched, he was expelled. Doe is suing the university for defamation, breach of contract, and breach of good faith.
In November, 2014, Jane Doe accused John Doe of sexual assault while they were on a study abroad program. The administration of this program exculpated Doe, but since the university procured the report, they took arbitrary action in punishing Doe. Doe sued the university on counts of breach of contract, gender discrimination, and due process violations. He won the lawsuit, and his disciplinary record was cleared.
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On Jan. 20, 1992, John Doe and Jane Roe engaged in sexual intercourse. A month later, Roe accused Doe of rape. After the Vermont State’s Attorney’s Office decided to not prosecute, the university nonetheless suspended Doe for a year for “disrespect of persons.” Doe sued the university for intentionally causing emotional distress and breach of contract.
In January 2010, John Doe was accused of sexual assault. The investigative panel found him not guilty, thus no sanctions by the university were imposed on him. However, the university handled the investigation negligently and inflicted emotional and financial harm on Doe. Doe is suing the university for violating its jurisdiction and for damages.