Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ignited a firestorm in recent months after signaling that she might pull back Obama administration policies intended to protect victims of sexual assault at college campuses. But amid the intense criticism directed toward DeVos, one lawsuit out of Amherst College demonstrates just how unfairly the Obama policies can operate for students wrongly accused of sexual misconduct.
It is sad that prosecutors fail to try college rape cases as much as they do. There is no excuse for it. That said, eliminating due process is not the way to fix the problem.