Rally planned at UNC-CH on sexual assault issues
Updated On: Mar 01 2013 06:39:41 AM CST
(AP) - Supporters of a UNC-Chapel Hill sophomore accused of violating the school's honor code by speaking out about her allegations of rape are holding a rally.
The rally is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday.
The student-run honor court last week said Landen Gambill had created an intimidating environment for the man she accused of raping her. Gambill and her supporters have said the same honor court, whose proceedings are private, previously found the man not guilty in the assault.
Gambill and 21-year-old junior Andrea Pino are two of five women, including a former assistant dean, who have asked the U.S. Department of Education, including the Office of Civil Rights, to look at their complaints that there is an atmosphere of sexual violence at UNC. DOE says it's evaluating whether to investigate.
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