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"Federal government mandates unconstitutional speech codes at college and universities nationwide," the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) accurately declares  . . .
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Accused students may even be punished before any finding of guilt; as former OCR official Hans Bader observes , this is potentially an Alice in Wonderland "sentence first, verdict after" system: The DOJ/OCR letter states, "a university must take immediate steps to protect the complainant from further harassment prior to the completion of the Title IX and Title IV investigation/resolution. Appropriate steps may include separating the accused harasser and the complainant, providing counseling for the complainant and/or harasser, and/or taking disciplinary action against the harasser."