Prosecutors Support More Due Process for Accused Students

August 18, 2015

By Ashe Schow at Washington Examiner

The National District Attorneys Association has come out in favor of the Safe Campus Act, a bill that would increase due process for students accused of sexual assault.

Currently, colleges and universities are handling such accusations, and allowing accusers to decide whether the criminal or quasi-judicial campus court system handle the complaint. The Safe Campus Act would also prevent colleges and universities from adjudicating an allegation of sexual assault if an accuser refuses to report to the police...