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Can colleges handle sexual assault cases fairly?

Can colleges handle sexual assault cases fairly?

Over the past few years, colleges and universities across the country have overhauled their sexual misconduct policies in response to complaints from students and women's advocates and under pressure from U.S. Department of Education officials, who have issued new guidelines and launched investigations into dozens of schools. That's a good thing, generally speaking, because many schools had long ignored or mishandled students' allegations of sexual assault — in some cases belittling those students or unfairly doubting their claims. But in revamping their procedures, some schools have set up campus tribunals that curtail the basic rights of the accused. San Diego County...

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