CAMPUS-ASSAULT CRACKDOWN PROVOKING EXPENSIVE BACKLASH


The Obama administration has been trying to crack down on campus sexual assaults by lowering the standard of evidence needed by university and college panels to convict suspects, but the policy change has provoked a backlash as accused students fight back with lawsuits.

Instead of “beyond a reasonable doubt,” as practiced in criminal courts, the new standard is “preponderance of evidence,” meaning it’s more likely than not that an assault occurred.

The policy change has resulted in more convictions and is starting to get expensive.

Really expensive.

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/07/campus-assault-crackdown-provoking-expensive-backlash/#y5i92eDmudOZapBJ.99


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