Under President Obama, the Education Department crusaded against due process on campus in sexual-misconduct cases. That’s over. New rules will be written, the department says, to do justice for both accusers and those they accuse. And the department’s “current expectations” under Title IX for how schools respond to sexual-misconduct charges, set out in guidance announced today, command fairness and permit justice — at least in certain respects.
On the headline issue of the standard of proof, Secretary Betsy DeVos’s changes don’t go far enough. But on some other issues, there’s better news. More