Woman required to prosecute own sex attacker at Stony Brook University, she says

Sarah Tubbs/ Photo by Joe Larese/LoHud.com

Sarah Tubbs/ Photo by Joe Larese/LoHud.com

I recently interviewed Sarah Tubbs, who told me Stony Brook University required her to prosecute her own sex attacker at a student disciplinary hearing. That meant she had to prepare the case, question and be questioned by him. Tubbs has a federal Title IX lawsuit pending. Here’s the story:

http://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/2015/02/22/stony-brook-student-prosecute-alleged-sex-attacker-lawsuit-says/23743857/

My article prompted Assemblywoman Amy Paulin to speak out against Stony Brook’s practice and share her own experience being a victim:

http://www.lohud.com/story/opinion/contributors/2015/02/27/amy-paulin-says-college-procedures-hurt-sex-assault-victims/24138363/

Here are links to stories by other outlets following up:

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/university-forces-woman-to-cross-examine-her-alleged-rapist-because-she-didnt-violently-resist/

http://reason.com/blog/2015/02/25/college-rape-trials-are-unfair-to-men-an

http://www.vocativ.com/usa/education-usa/stony-brook-university-rape-trial/

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/former-stony-brook-student-files-suit-in-sexual-misconduct-case-1.9978039

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2964819/New-York-college-student-suing-university-says-personally-prosecute-alleged-rapist.html

http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/news/a36915/woman-suing-school-after-she-had-to-cross-examine-her-alleged-sexual-assailant/

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