Experts: Officials failed Kansas student twice in rape case


November 22, 2020

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Nearly a year after Douglas County prosecutors dismissed false report charges against a KU law student who said she'd been raped by a classmate, a lawsuit and experts say Title IX investigators at the university doubled down on a flawed police investigation, failing her a second time.

The university's handling of the case, said incoming Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez, mirrored the skepticism towards stories of sexual assault seen in messaging from the Federal Department of Education and the Lawrence Police Department investigation, The Kansas City St...

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