Perhaps I missed the several other alleged cases of sexual assault on campus that had people calling for Kaler's head. There was one. The details were out there sexual intercourse happened. If those acts were not consensual that meets the definition of rape.
As a result of the lack of satisfactory resolutions from the criminal courts, we have seen the rise of student conduct code systems that result in "convictions" with little due process in the guise of providing safe environments on college campuses. The issues that plague criminal prosecutions of sexual assaults--lack of concrete evidence, credibility disputes, chemical and alcohol involvement, etc., are seen as barriers to justice and are therefore largely eliminated in the code of conduct investigations--proving affirmative consent makes almost any encounter subject to an adverse finding if any party to the encounter calls consent into question.
So we have a two part system in place where it seems that almost no set of facts can successfully support a criminal conviction, but almost every set of facts can give rise to a colorable claim of a conduct code violation. Neither system seems just.
Mods, can we please move all this conversation in with the other thread?
Getting this back on topic, 'the MSU investigation', a member of the staff, the director of, academic advancement and development, is suspended with pay pending the investigation. The reason for his suspension other than involvement in the investigation wasn't stated. I'm guessing, failing to report a violation or something similar, but I have nothing to base it on.
Hey, how about that MSU scandal?
Michigan State police submits requests for arrest warrants in sexual assault investigation.
Now living in Coon Rapids
Word has it the attorneys told them to go back and get more information.... it sounds like they're on the cusp of making arrests.... or not at all.