Senate bill would further undermine due process on campus

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October 24, 2011
OpenMarket.org
by Hans Bader  
Posted in Commentary

"Historically, most colleges used a 'clear and convincing' evidence standard in student and faculty discipline cases, to safeguard due process. As Nicholas Trott Long noted in 1985 in the Journal of College and University Law, 'Courts, universities, and student defendants all seem to agree that the appropriate standard  of proof in student disciplinary cases is one of ‘clear and convincing’ evidence.'" (10/24/11)

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