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When there’s no price, people can do whatever they want

If you, if you try to harass people or assault people, there are repercussions. There’s a punishment for that, there’s a price to pay. So - but when there’s no price, people can do whatever they want, but now there’s a policy and we’re gonna try to make it more visible, so they can’t say they didn’t know. That’s - ignorance is not an excuse to escape the law. There is, you know, a punishment - a price to pay, a repercussion for anything that you’ve done in the terms of sexual violence.


  • Describe possible legal and institutional consequences for respondents found to have engaged in sexual violence. Provide indication of the range of consequences likely to follow a range of policy violations.

  • Provide students with information about what can serve as evidence of sexual assault for the purposes of a university investigation. This information should appear in the policy itself and in educational materials about the policy.