US Politics in Trump era Public date: 03.10.2019 13:07:34

15 Nov 2018

Betsy DeVos set to bolster rights of accused in rewrite of sexual assault rules

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to release a sweeping overhaul of how colleges and universities must handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment, giving new rights to the accused, including the ability to cross-examine their accusers, people familiar with the matter said. The new rules would reduce liability for universities, tighten the definition of sexual harassment, and allow schools to use a higher standard in evaluating claims of sexual harassment and assault.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to release a sweeping overhaul of how colleges and universities must handle...

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