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Federal officials to visit JHU as part of sexual misconduct investigation
Federal officials to visit JHU as part of sexual misconduct investigation

Representatives of the U.S. Department of Education will visit the Johns Hopkins University this week as part of an ongoing investigation into how the school handles sexual misconduct cases, officials said. A letter sent to Hopkins students and faculty said the department's Office for Civil Rights has been reviewing the university's polices and practices after a complaint was filed last year under federal gender equity law that prohibits sexual harassment and sexual violence. The contents of the letter were confirmed by Johns Hopkins spokesman Dennis O'Shea. Hopkins came under fire last year for not disclosing to the campus an alleged rape at a fraternity house in...

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