Miltenberg: “Students Accused of Sexual Assault Have the Government’s Ear. What Are Their Goals?” The Chronicle of Higher Education


In Mr. Miltenberg’s view, the definition of sexual assault isn’t what really matters in the end, because a fair process will iron out what constitutes sexual misconduct and what doesn’t. “There can be a campus culture where young people who feel they’ve been the victims of sexual misconduct, sexual assault, or unwanted sexual advances that have crossed their personal boundaries — we can have an environment in which they feel comfortable coming forward,” he said. At the same time, he said, “you can have a clear, transparent system by which young men know exactly what they’re being charged with” and “have a chance to be heard.”

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