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Education Law

Dec. 14, 2018

What Process is Due Campus Sexual Assault Accused?

A California appellate court, again, has overturned university discipline rendered after a sexual assault claim, and the Department of Education will likely soon rebalance procedural safeguards in favor of accused students. Professor Lara Bazelon (USF School of Law) and Kelly Woodruff (California Appellate Law Group) offer differing views on what level of due process should attend campus sexual assault adjudications.

Lara A. Bazelon

Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law


New York Univ SOL; New York NY

Kelly Woodruff

Of Counsel, California Appellate Law Group


California Appellate Law Group, an appellate boutique based in San Francisco and with a new office in Los Angeles. Kelly has clerked in both the 9th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii. Find out more about Kelly and the California Appellate Law Group at Appellate Zealots is a monthly column on recent appellate decisions written by the attorneys of the California Appellate Law Group.



Brian Cardile

Rulings Editor, Podcast Host, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reporter

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