On April 4, 2011 the Department of Education issued its “Dear Colleague” letter to colleges and universities across the United States, requiring administrators to determine the guilt and innocence of students accused of felony sexual assault, and to reach their conclusions independent of whatever the police and courts decide. Complicating this, many schools lack the resources, processes, and procedural safeguards of the criminal justice system to accurately determine guilt or innocence. Predictably, a wave of lawsuits soon erupted by young men, alleging such claims as due process violations, gender bias, breach of contract, and more. This remains a growing area of legal precedents, as more attorneys are taking up these cases, and as more such cases are working their way through various channels of the legal…