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Courts, Not Campuses, Should Decide Sexual Assault Cases
What is the best way to handle cases of sexual assault on campuses? U.S. law forbids any school receiving federal aid to discriminate on the basis of sex, and many schools have implemented policies to prevent sexual harassment and assault. But are colleges the right authority to investigate and resolve cases of sexual assault on campuses? Some argue that colleges are ill-suited to decide such cases, which require the impartiality and protections that only the criminal justice system can provide. But others argue that the court system complicates and undermines a process that colleges are better able to handle. Should courts or campuses decide cases of sexual assault?