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February 18, 2015 at 11:56 am

Washington Examiner: Protesting Due Process

The Washington Examiner’s Ashe Schow writes about a Feb. 16 George Washington Forum event at Ohio University in a story on Protesting due process.

KC Johnson

KC Johnson

When author and history professor K.C. Johnson went to Ohio University to discuss due process rights for students accused of campus sexual assault, he knew what he was getting into.

Although due process is a central tenet of the American justice system, it has been attacked in recent years as an impediment to justice by those claiming to be the victims of sexual assault.

Johnson, who co-wrote the book about the false rape allegation against the Duke lacrosse team, has been trying to bring sanity back to the debate over how college campuses handle sexual assault accusations by explaining repeatedly that accused students should not be convicted based on an allegation, without the ability to defend themselves.

And that’s where the activists disagree.

Read the rest of Schow’s column.

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