At James Madison University, a student had video of three fellow students groping her without her consent. The men were found responsible and expelled — "upon graduation."
Which, as Jon Stewart points out, is a pretty meaningless punishment: "Wait a minute. Expelled upon graduation? Isn't that … graduation? So no alumni tailgating or reunions or bringing your kids back to show them where you abused girls? My guess is those idiots went through worse punishment at their fraternity initiation."
Victims' advocates want expulsion (real expulsion, not expulsion after graduation) to be the automatic punishment for students found responsible for sexual assault. But some people worry that policy could actually deter victims from reporting assaults because they don't want to ruin their attackers' lives. Most victims of sexual assault knew their assailants before they were assaulted.