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Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The White House has made tackling sexual assault on college campuses a top priority, but some are critical of the response seen at some universities. (Getty)

Sexual Assault on Campus: A Panic?

The Obama Administration has made tackling sexual assault on university and college campuses a top priority. While the efforts to bring reform to campuses have been welcomed by many, including victims of rape, others have been critical of the response and have raised concerns about potentially denying the right to due process for those accused of sexual assault. Harvey Silverglate, a criminal defense and civil liberties attorney and author, argues that some colleges and universities may be overreaching with sexual assault investigations.

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Today's Takeaways: Outrage in Moscow, Exoplanets, and A Soundtrack for The News

The Takeaway looks at the assassination of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, we launch a new four-part series on exoplanets, and the band Red Baraat joins us all hour long.