Calif. Sexual Assault Bills Aim To Expand Disciplinary Actions

May 26, 2015

By Gabriella Morrongiello at Campus Reform

Lawmakers in California are currently working to pass three separate bills aimed at addressing campus sexual assault which, if enacted, could severely restrict students’ rights.

Less than a year after the Golden State legislature unanimously approved a “yes means yes” law that redefined sexual consent to require “affirmative, unambiguous and conscious” consent from each party, lawmakers are making efforts to expand administrators’ power dealing with campus sexual assault at state community colleges...