A University of Vermont student suspended this fall after being accused of groping a female student at an off-campus party is suing the school, saying he didn't grope the student and the school's disciplinary system is faulty and biased against men.
The lawsuit says the case is a perfect example of a failed system of campus sexual assault enforcement highlighted by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy Devos. The suit was filed this month.
In September, the Trump administration did away with Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault by allowing universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints.
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The University of Vermont lawsuit says the accused was denied due process. The university says it's confident it has acted appropriately.