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Colleges Call in Legal Pros to Handle Sexual-Assault Cases

Kelvin Ma for The Chronicle

Djuna Perkins, a trial lawyer, opened a law firm in Massachusetts in 2012 to guide colleges through 
sexual-assault cases. She has worked on 35 such investigations with about a dozen colleges, she says.
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It’s a story like those many colleges are hearing. A young man and woman were hanging out in her room, talking, doing shots. She drank so much, she says, that she passed out—and woke up to discover she was bleeding. The man, she says, had...

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