Nightline recently did a spotlight on Consent on Campus, highlighting on the personal stories of victims of sexual assaults.[i] The special focused on the “contentious” issue of consent among the “alcohol and hook up culture” prevalent in universities.[ii] However, due to the many school’s adjudicatory procedures, some victim’s voices are not heard and the discipline, if any, does not serve justice.[iii]
Read more about this pressing issue in Associate Editor Caroline Collins comment, Presumed Guilty: Are Campus Sexual Assault Adjudicatory Procedures Denying Fundamental Rights to Accused Students?.
[i] See Nightline, “Consent on Campus” (Feb. 25, 2016). http://abc.go.com/shows/nightline/listing/2016-02/25-022516-consent-on-campus-a-nightline-event
[iii] Tyler Kingkade, Columbia University Didn’t Punish Anyone For Rape Last Year, Huffington Post, ( 09/23/2014 08:05 pm), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/23/columbia-rape-punishment-report_n_5870754.html