A Delaware State University who was suspended after being accused of rape and subsequently cleared of criminal charges is suing the institution, several administrators and his accuser under civil rights laws, the Delaware Online reported. 21-year-old Andre L. Henry is at least the seventh person to take an institution to court after being disciplined for sexual assault. Inside Higher Ed reported in August an apparently new trend of men suing under Title IX, the same federal statute that women point to when alleging campuses failed to protect them from sexual assault. This week, Bloomberg reported that the number of lawsuits had grown to a half-dozen.
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