What's Love Got to Do with It? How Current Law Overlooks the Complexities of Intimate Partner Violence on College and University Campuses

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What's Love Got to Do with It? How Current Law Overlooks the Complexities of Intimate Partner Violence on College and University Campuses


Reichef, Ashley, Fordham Urban Law Journal


Introduction                                                      834 I. An Overview of Intimate Partner Violence on Campuses:    Prevalence, Characteristics, and Legal Obligations for    Schools                                                        836   A. The Scope of the Problem                                     836      1. Pervasiveness of Sexual Violence                          837      2. Pervasiveness of Intimate Partner Violence                838   B. Unique Complexities of Intimate Partner Violence             841      1. The Cycle of Violence                                     842      2. "Why Don't You Leave?"                                    843   C. Legal Regimes                                                844      1. Title IX Application                                      845      2. VAWA Reauthorization Application                          847   D. Specific Legal Requirements                                  849      1. Title IX Compliance                                       849         a. Notice of Nondiscrimination                            849         b. Prompt and Equitable Grievance Procedures              850         c. Remedies and Enforcement                               852         d. Education and Prevention Under Title IX                852      2. VAWA Reauthorization Compliance                           853         a. TheCleryAct                                            853         b. Student Discipline Under the VAWA            Reauthorization                                        854         c. Education and Prevention Under the VAWA            Reauthorization                                        856 II. Shortcomings of the Ways Schools Address Intimate Partner     Violence                                                      856      A. Notice-Based Standard                                     856      B. No-Contact Orders                                         857      C. Stalking                                                  858      D. Lack of Specific Acknowledgment                           859 III. Recommendations for Reform                                   860      A. Regulatory Reforms                                        861      B. Institutional Reforms                                     863      C. Educational and Preventative Initiatives                  864 Conclusion                                                        865 

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'As I dropped Yeardley off in Charlottesville each year, my biggest concern was that she may be injured on the lacrosse field or, even worse, be hurt in a car accident. Relationship violence was never on my radar screen ...." (1)

--Sharon Love, Yeardley's Mother

In the spring of 2010, Yeardley Love was enjoying her final semester at the University of Virginia, where she had dreamed of attending school her whole life. Yeardley embraced her time in college to the fullest, joining a sorority and playing on the women's lacrosse team. The shock and horror Yeardley's loved ones experienced upon learning that she was beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend just three weeks shy of her graduation is unimaginable. Her story, however, is all too common. (2) On Thanksgiving of 2014, Shannon Jones, a senior at Cornell University, was strangled to death by her boyfriend. (3) The very next day, Nadia Ezaldein, a law student at the University of Chicago, was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend. (4) That same year, Cecilia Lam, a student at San Francisco State University, (5) and Diamoney Greene, a student at the University of South Carolina, (6) were also killed by intimate partners. The Centers for Disease Control defines intimate partner violence as "physical violence, sexual violence, stalking and psychological aggression... by a current or former intimate partner." (7) Reports indicate that more than three women are murdered by husbands or boyfriends each day. (8) Although high-profile stories like these have sent Shockwaves through college communities, violence by intimate partners is nonetheless largely overlooked in the college and university setting. …

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