Sex Crimes on College Campuses: The Facts

A controversial study from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) found 89 percent of college campuses reported zero incidents of sexual assault in 2015. They gathered crime reports from more than 11,000 campuses and discovered that the majority said they didn’t have a single reported rape the entire year. In 2014, 91 percent of campuses said they had zero incidents.

While colleges say they don’t have a problem with rape, dating violence, or stalking; information from other sources suggests the exact opposite—that sex crimes are a profound and growing problem on U.S. college campuses.

Who’s right? Who’s wrong? And what can you learn from this discussion if you or someone you love stands accused (possibly falsely) of a crime?

 

Facts about Sex Crimes on College Campuses

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center gathers information on sexual violence involving children and adults. Here’s what they say about campus sexual assault.

 

Confusion about What Constitutes Sexual Assault and How to Deal with It

 

Dealing with Sex Crimes Campus: What’s the Best Way Forward?

Irrespective of the debate over the campus sex crime epidemic (is it happening or not?), campuses are experimenting, sometimes feverishly, with solutions. These include:

 

What to Do If You Stand Accused

Whether you did something wrong, or you believe that the accusations against you are unfair or misplaced, you deserve compassionate, strategic legal counsel. Our experienced Georgia sex crime defense attorneys are here to help you get clarity. Connect with the team at Chehimi Law at 678-459-5659 for a private case evaluation.