"Turning to the police may not offer a more equitable alternative. For example, as The Times reported in April, the Tallahassee police conducted virtually no investigation of a Florida State University student’s rape complaint against the star quarterback Jameis Winston."
The result of this would mean that there would be no campus-based way at all to handle cases like this, since you can't force an alleged victim to go to the cops, and the university isn't the alleged victim and so what complaint would they file?
students who say they were assaulted must make a choice: Seek help from their school, turn to the criminal justice system or simply remain silent ... College administrators have their own incentive to deal with such cases on campus, since a public prosecution could frighten parents, prospective students and donors.
A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday introduced legislation designed to curb the startling number of sexual assaults on college campuses. The measure would require schools to make public the result of anonymous surveys concerning assault on campuses, and impose significant financial burdens on universities that fail to comply with some of the law’s requirements.
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