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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Backlash: College men challenge 'guilty until proven innocent' standard for sex assault cases

Kevin Parisi is 5 feet, 5 inches tall and barely weighs 120 pounds.

He’s hunched over and walking with a cane after back surgery earlier this year. He suffers from severe anxiety and digestive disorders, along with extreme allergies and panic attacks.

But in his junior year at Drew University in Madison, N.J., Parisi was accused of forcing a fellow student — one who is now a professional athlete — to have sex with him.

He was kicked off campus and placed under investigation. Three months went by before he was found "not responsible" in a campus disciplinary proceeding. Local police never filed charges against him.

Being accused, however, was enough to cause his world to collapse. Now he is suing Drew for assuming he was guilty from the outset and treating him as such until it was determined he was innocent.

He is also suing his accuser and her boyfriend at the time, claiming they concocted the false allegation to preserve their relationship. The Washington Examiner has chosen not to publish their names.



Anonymous said...

there are a lot of vindictive women in this world.

Anonymous said...

Unfortunately its not just vindictive women. There are many people out there that abuse the legal system to make life hell for people. These people should be held accountable but they rarely are.

Anonymous said...

1:30 Exactly, and you should start at the White House, then the Democratic/Socialist party.

Anonymous said...

I always thought it unfair to post the names and pics of the accused until they are convicted. The media never makes a peep when they are found not guilty sometimes years later.