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UC Berkeley sued for allegedly failing to properly respond to sexual assault complaints

UC Berkeley sued for allegedly failing to properly respond to sexual assault complaints

Three current and former UC Berkeley students sued the University of California on Monday for allegedly failing to properly respond to their sexual assault complaints, asserting that administrators did not act quickly enough or adequately penalize perpetrators found responsible.  The civil lawsuit, filed in Alameda County Superior Court, accused UC regents of "deliberate indifference" in three 2012 cases, sex discrimination, fraud and failure to properly educate students about sexual misconduct and enact policies to handle and prevent such behavior. "They absolutely failed to respond to these charges in any manner that could be considered adequate," said Irwin M....

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