Former Student Sues Brown, Alleging False Rape Accusation

April 13, 2010

A former student has sued Brown University, charging that he was expelled over a false rape allegation made by a fellow student whose father was a major donor, the Associated Press reported. The student says that while Brown kicked him out, they never viewed the rape allegations as credible enough to merit reporting them to the police. Brown is contesting the allegations and pushing to have the case dismissed. The AP reported that the judge appeared frustrated with some of the quality of some of the evidence presented, but also indicated that he was troubled by Brown's failure to report the allegations to police.

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