Editorial

This is no time for Betsy DeVos to gut sexual assault guidelines

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

AP Photo/Matt Rourke

The Trump administration’s support for alleged predators fuels concern that its new campus standards for sexual misconduct could be “weaponized” against accusers.

SCOT LEHIGH

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Why won’t the GOP engage in a full, FBI-led search for the truth?

Renée Graham

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Trump represents every man tired of women’s voices and wary of another accusation that shatters their once-impregnable privilege.

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Letters

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Two opinion pieces presenting rules that ought to be followed in Thursday’s hearing on Brett Kavanaugh generated much debate among readers.

Michael A. Cohen

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Every comment about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh seems expertly designed to inflame and enrage women.

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Monday’s theatrics served as an urgent reminder that Mueller’s investigation rests on a fragile foundation that Congress needs to reinforce.

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Congress’s handling of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court has been a circus.

JOAN VENNOCHI

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Two decades after Brett Kavanaugh drafted salacious questions for Bill Clinton, the spotlight is now on Kavanaugh.

Eric MacLeish

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After 25 years of representing victims of sexual abuse, a lawyer offers guidance to safely structure Christine Blasey Ford’s hearing.

Alan M. Dershowitz

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No one should compromise the basic rules of fairness and due process that have long been the hallmarks of the rule of law.

Michael A. Cohen

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The GOP’s top legislative accomplishment has become an albatross around the party’s neck.

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Republican senators are acting like entitled clerics.

Ideas | David Scharfenberg

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Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Norristown Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Renée Graham

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