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Posts Tagged ‘procedure’

… Harvard should be Ashamed [#Sexual Harassment Policy]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,April 20th,2016

.. the College has adopted a new policy .

.. like many colleges and universities , it has turned the notion of due process into an obscene joke . Anyone who is accused is inserted into , in effect , the ” star chamber ” process . It will be next to impossible for anyone [guilty or innocent alike] to defend themselves …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the commentary …

.. 25 Harvard Law professors came out with a signed letter in the Boston Globe , roundly condemning the policy . They strongly advocate that the college start all over again , and derive a new and fairer policy , one that gives people who are accused a fair shot to defend themselves …

.. I highly concur . I have seen university disciplinary procedures in action , They are no fun . At least , not guilty or guilty , an accused person should have the right to defend themselves . Even more important . they should have the presumption of innocence , and their guilt beyond a reasonable doubt must be proven …

.. this needs to be done , because a proceeding , especially with a state school , can easily find itself hauled into court . A judge will measure the proceeding , and ask : was the process fair ? was the judgement fair ? …

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… the Point , Andrew [McCarthy] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,June 13th,2014

.. is that Charles Krauthammer is not defending the politics or anything else with the freeing of Pvt. Bergdahl . He is only defending the process …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview]..
.. [link] to the article …

.. POTUS had every legal right to do what he did , procedurally . It does not make what POTUS did wise , not one bit …

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