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June 10, 2015

Another Fake Rape at Amherst; Amherst Now Knows It's Fake, But Lets the Rape Finding Against the Falsely Accused Student Stand, Just Because

KC Johnson, who revealed the Duke rape hoax, reports.

His piece is long and detailed. I will just tease some of the grabbier parts, but I recommend reading in full.

Kafka was born too early to write about Amherst College. At campus hearings on claims of sexual assault, procedures are relentlessly stacked again males and evidence of innocence doesn’t count. Amherst expelled a student for committing rape--despite text messages from the accuser, sent immediately after the alleged assault, (1) telling one student that she had initiated the sexual contact with the student she later accused (her roommate’s boyfriend); (2) inviting another student to her room for a sexual liaison minutes after she was allegedly raped.

Amherst, on grounds that the accused student (who, per college policy, had no attorney) didn't discover the text messages until it was too late, has allowed the rape finding to stand, even though the college's decision relied on the accuser's credibility (which is now non-existent). Amherst faces a due-process lawsuit in the case...

What appears to have happened was that the false accuser, "AS," seduced her boyfriend's roommate, performing oral sex on him. After this act, she feared the obvious consequences, i.e., the boyfriend would certainly know within days and would break things off with her.

Thus, a false rape accusation is born.

...

The incident dated from the early morning hours of February 5, 2012, when the accused student (who filed the suit pseudonymously, as John Doe) was a sophomore. After a night of heavy drinking by Doe, he accompanied the accusing student (who I'll call AS) back to her room, where she performed oral sex on him. (Doe had no recollection of the sexual encounter, a claim that even Amherst’s tribunal found "credible") When news of her having hooked up with her roommate’s boyfriend got around, a former friend recalled that AS (unsurprisingly) "lost her group of friends."

AS's new group of friends, much like Rolling Stone’s "Jackie" in the UVA case, came from campus victims' rights circles. AS first mentioned the alleged assault in a column from an activist campus website to which she regularly contributes and which reflected the viewpoint of the most extreme campus victims' rights advocates--though the thrust of the column focused on her friends (unsurprisingly) turning on her after the hookup....

Twenty-one months after hooking up with her roommate’s boyfriend, AS filed a claim of sexual assault. She did not go to the police, and of course had not sought medical attention after the alleged attack....

KC Johnson now goes into the stacked-for-the-accuser kangaroo court policies which resulted in a finding of rape against the boy without any evidence other than the word of single, interested party.

He should not have been found guilty on no evidence, of course. But later -- too late to help him -- it turned out there was evidence against her claims:

In perhaps the critical section of the hearing, when a panel member wanted to know what AS did after the alleged assault, she responded, "So after he like walked out, I didn't . . . So I didn't . . . So I didn't . . . So I didn't . . . So I didn't . . . So I didn't . . . So I didn't . . . So I didn't . . . So I didn't . . ." On cue, the panel then allowed AS to type a response--an option that AS repeatedly pursued during the hearing. In her written response, the accuser claimed that after Doe left her room, she felt "very alone and confused," so texted a friend to come over and spend the night with her.

In fact, as Doe’s attorneys later would discover, AS had texted two people after the hookup--a friend, and a possible paramour. Even before hooking up with Doe, AS had texted the other male student, telling him, "I mean I happen to have my room to myself this weekend, if you wanted to come over and entertain me."...

I should note KC has links interspersed with these text messages, which I can't be fucked with. Plus, you need a reason to click on his piece.

Just after Doe left her room, AS also had (as she told the disciplinary panel) texted a friend. But (contrary to what she told the disciplinary panel) she didn’t invite the friend over to her room. Instead, she informed the friend, "Ohmygod I jus did something so fuckig stupid."Coarse language from her in subsequent texts implied an awareness that she had initiated sexual contact with the student she later accused of rape. AS was upset in these messages--but not from being raped.

Rather, she worried (not unreasonably) about the fallout of a sexual liaison with the boyfriend of her roommate, who "would literally never speak to me again" if she found out. AS continued texting her friend after the male student arrived; she described her attitude toward her guest: "Like, hot girl in a slutty dress. Make. Your. Move. YEAH." At 5am, she sent another text to the friend indicating that some sort of sexual liaison had occurred with her male visitor.....


Despite an accuser who offered borderline non-coherent responses that subtly expanded on her initial story, the panel ultimately accepted her credibility. It ruled that while Doe likely was "blacked out" during the oral sex, "[b]eing intoxicated or impaired by drugs or alcohol is never an excuse."

Yes, you read that right. The Kangaroo Court found that the boy was likely blacked out unconscious from drinking during the accuser's performing of oral sex on him, but that this is never an excuse.

Apparently, if you're asleep or unconscious, and a woman performs oral sex on your unconscious body, you can be later be accused and convicted (in a college civil tribunal) of rape, if she decides that this was all rather ill-advised.


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