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Pushing for due process on campus

Education | Updated rules about sexual assault in schools receive a mixed response
by Laura Edghill
Posted 5/20/20, 07:29 pm

New Title IX regulations released on May 6 by the U.S. Department of Education could strengthen due process rights for those accused of sexual harassment and violence on campus while also shoring up support for victims. But some victims’ advocates said the requirement to have live disciplinary hearings could keep traumatized victims from coming forward.

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Biden accuser says he should withdraw from race

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/08/20, 12:25 pm

Former Senate staffer Tara Reade told journalist Megyn Kelly during an on-camera interview that former Vice President Joe Biden “should not be running on character for the president of the United States.” Reade accuses the presumptive Democratic nominee of sexually assaulting her in 1993 when she worked for him during his second term as a U.S. senator from Delaware.

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Campus sexual assault rules revamped

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/07/20, 12:48 pm

The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday released new rules strengthening the rights of college students accused of sexual assault. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has worked to finalize the new regulations for more than a year. The process generated more than 124,000 public comments.

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