Sexual Assault’s Broken System of Justice

Campuses and many liberals elsewhere have declared what others are slow or unwilling to recognize: a war on men. -Male Matters USA

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By Linda LeFauve | RealClearPolitics | June 11, 2017

Let’s be very clear from the outset: Sexual assault is a crime. Rape is a felony. Perpetrators must be called to account and victims deserve justice. Critiquing the processes through which such accounting and justice are determined in no way diminishes the seriousness of the crimes themselves.

But let’s also be very clear that, especially on American college campuses, there are few crimes where the deck is more stacked against the accused. Good intentions, political capital, and the lure of presumed expertise have combined to create a system that inflates the incident rate, perpetuates misinformation, and ignores due process. In what has been aptly described as an over-correction, higher education has turned the very premise of judicial logic on its head.

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2 Responses to Sexual Assault’s Broken System of Justice

  1. patriarchal landmine says:

    how to tell an article was written by a woman: when a drive to falsely accuse all men of rape is said to have “good intentions.”

    that means you don’t understand.

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