Victimizing The Accused? Obama’s Campus Sexual Assault Guidelines Raise Concerns

May 5, 2014

By Wendy Kaminer at Cognoscenti

“Not Alone,” the White House entitled its task force report on campus sexual assaults. “Believe the Victim,” the report might as well have been called. It reflects a presumption of guilt in sexual assault cases that practically obliterates the due process rights of the accused. Students leveling accusations of assault are automatically described as “survivors” or “victims” (not alleged victims or complaining witnesses), implying that their accusations are true...

Cases: National: White House Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault Jeopardizes Student Due Process