Yes Means Yes leaves room for a lot of guessing on college conduct boards since it not only raises the benchmark of consent but lowers the standard of proof for determining a student responsible for sexual assault. In one infamous 2013 case at Occidental College, an intoxicated female student accused a male of sexually assaulting her despite having sent a string of text messages that seem to establish consent such as, “do you have a condom” and “I’mgoingtohave sex now”Nevertheless, an Occidental disciplinary board determined the accused guilty by a preponderance of the evidence.
m.utsandiego.com Commentary by UCSD students & Students For Liberty, Danielle Crume, Michael Hatch & Derek Rousseau
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As members of the faculty of Harvard Law School, we write to voice our strong objections to the Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. As teachers responsible for educating our students about due process of law,…we find the new sexual harassment policy inconsistent with many of the most basic principles we teach.
www.bostonglobe.com Signed by the 28