Polis: ‘I Went Too Far’ With Sex Assault Expulsion Talk

September 16, 2015

By Nick Coltrain at The Coloradoan

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis walked back his comments on expelling those accused of sexual assault on college campus, saying he “went too far” with a “poor choice of words.”

In a post on Medium.com, Polis wrote that he doesn’t support expelling innocent students, but reiterated that campus judicial systems need to operate separate from criminal courts because of the traumatic nature of sexual assault and the need to act quickly...