Colleges are under pressure to respond to allegations of sexual abuse responsibly, in ways that protect potential victims from harm but also treat the accused fairly. The stakes are high for everyone involved. Missteps take an emotional toll on students; they can also damage an institution’s reputation and cost it hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The 11 articles in this collection look at the latest guidance on the enforcement of Title IX, the federal gender-equity law that applies to sexual violence; best practices for evaluating allegations fairly; and the roles that various people on campus play in arriving at just solutions.
Date: Apr. 20, 2018
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