Amherst College defends yanking 2014 diploma from senior accused of 2009 sexual assault

A lawyer for Amherst College on Tuesday defended its retroactive handling of a 5-year-old, unproven rape allegation by withholding a student's diploma two weeks before graduation.

Officials for the college made the argument in U.S. District Court that - despite welcoming the accused back into its midst after a year's probation and promoting him to an ambassador - it was justified in thwarting his graduation and rescinding a paid fellowship just before commencement.

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