Miltenberg: “Betsy DeVos Announces Rollback of Title IX Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault,” New York Magazine


Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced plans Thursday to scale back an Obama-era directive regulating how schools deal with sexual-assault allegations on campus. … The Obama guidance has been criticized over the years by those who think it is too harsh on the accused. “On campuses throughout the country, I’ve seen firsthand how colleges and universities are wrongfully implementing their own kangaroo courts to adjudicate accusations of sexual misconduct and destroying the lives of wrongfully accused male students,” said Andrew Miltenberg, a lawyer whose clients include many young men accused of sexual assault on campus. “Title IX was meant to be a tool for fairness, not a means for colleges and universities to micromanage students’ sex lives.”

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