How Schools Can Stop ‘Civil Rights’ Trampling Due Process

September 24, 2015

By Ashe Schow at Washington Examiner

In the ongoing discussion over campus sexual assault, the term "civil rights" is often thrown around to justify the evisceration of due process rights of accused students.

During a recent hearing on the issue, Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, repeatedly referred to the need for colleges to create pseudo-court systems (my words, not hers) as a "civil rights" issue. In her prepared testimony, Maatz emphasized the role of colleges in adjudicating campus sexual assault...