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Can a Debate About Who Should Decide Campus-Rape Cases Change Minds?

Can a Debate About Who Should Decide Campus-Rape Cases Change Minds?

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Just before four law professors take the stage here to debate whether courts or colleges should decide sexual-assault cases, the ABC News correspondent John Donvan polls the audience of about 250 people.

Should all rape allegations involving college students be handled by the criminal-justice system? Or should campuses continue to use a separate disciplinary process, with different standards and sanctions, and give students who allege such incidents a choice of how to proceed?