The Mistreatment of Accused College Rapists

October 2014
New Republic;10/27/2014, Vol. 245 Issue 18, p8
The article discusses the handling of gender-based crimes by colleges, focusing on the treatment of the accused. Topics include a discussion of college policies, and deviance between standard college rules and the U.S. justice system; the role of the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in setting school policy; and topics such as the policy of "beyond a reasonable doubt," hearings, presence of lawyers, and calls for cases to be dealt with by police.


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