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New rights granted to the accused in cases of sexual assault on campuses

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced new set of rules regarding sexual assault on campus that will allow the accused a right to live hearing and to cross examine accusers.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2020

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, announced a new set of rules regarding how campuses will handle cases of sexual assault, including new rights for those who are accused. According to The Washington Post, the new policy “creates a judicial-like process in which the accused has the right to a live h...

What Dr. Christine Ford’s testimony can teach us about sexual assault

What Dr. Christine Ford’s testimony can teach us about sexual assault

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018

Ambiguity is the legal system’s worst fear. It has been over a month since Dr. Christine Ford accused Associate Judge Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault incident that happened 36 years prior. During this case, I tuned into different news outlets, compared the “he’s innocent” and “he’s...

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