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DOE Wishes Weasel Words Will Work Wonders

By June 3, 2013

by Jay Schalin

National Review Online


In response to the uproar caused by free-speech advocates such as FIRE’s Robert ShibleyGreg Lukianoff, and Harvey Silverglate over an amazingly expansive definition of sexual harassment in a ruling issued May 9 concerning events at the University of Montana, the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights has just issued another statement best described as “damage control” or even “weasel words...