College and university students who are charged with sexual misconduct now have more rights in front of college tribunals. Rights, in my opinion that they should have had from day one.
As a result of a student conduct hearing where the accused male student was denied the right to cross-examine his accuser, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to review the student's claim that he was denied due process.
When students go to college they sometimes have a new sense of freedom. On occasion that sense turns to foolishness which can sometimes turn into a felony criminal act.
Penn State has taken the lead of universities around the country in keeping tabs on Greek organizations. According to the Wall Street Journal, universities all over the country are teaming up with a new reporting system to watch over Greek organizations. The hope is that they will be able to curb hazing and other forms of abuse.