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Trump administration to overhaul how colleges investigate sexual assault

Trump administration to overhaul how colleges investigate sexual assault
From Reuters - September 7, 2017

ARLINGTON, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday called for an overhaul of how colleges investigate sexual assault, saying Obama-era guidelines are not working.

She said current guidelines do not do enough to address the due process rights of those accused of sexual assault and that the victims of sexual assault, those accused and colleges all lose under the current system.

It is our moral obligation to get this right, DeVos said at George Mason Universitys Antonin Scalia Law School. She offered no details on how the administration would revamp the guidelines.

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