University rape cases decided on probabilities

Rebecca Urban - The Australian

The University of Sydney. Picture: Getty Images University students accused of sexual assault, including rape, are having their culpability determined according to a civil law-style balance-of-probabilities threshold. A raft of new university policies have emerged in response to concerns about the prevalence of sexual misconduct on campuses. Many of the policies — including the University […]

O Say, Can you see the damage they have wrought

Janet Albrechtsen - The Australian

#MeToo throws away the rule book of democracy Illustration: Eric Lobbeck What do you call a movement with no leader, no mission and a bandwagon as big as the internet? A mess. We have come to know it as #MeToo. A year on, and following the Brett Kavanaugh debacle, the #MeToo movement deserves a quiet […]