A lack of consequences for sexual assault

By Kristen Lombardi

Students found “responsible” for sexual assault face modest penalties, while victims are traumatized

Excerpts from this story referencing "advocate":

"… l and effective way to hold culpable students accountable, but victims and advocates say the punishment rarely fits the crime. Additional data suggests that, …"

"… ederal investigation into the school’s handling of the case. But victim advocates question this notion. “There’s no evidence to suggest that a college …"

"… complaint with IU residence staff. Now, she sat in an office with a school advocate, testifying by speaker phone. Nearby, the alleged assailant — a taciturn …"

"… is like giving someone carte blanche to do it again.”  Some victim advocates argue that anything less than expulsion — or a years-long suspension …"