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State colleges revising sexual assault policies
State colleges revising sexual assault policies

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued recommendations to the state's universities Thursday as they work to revamp their approach to sexual misconduct, including training students to intervene when they can and directing school officials to work more closely with law enforcement. Universities have until the end of the year to implement new policies to prevent assaults and encourage students to report them. "We hope that all the universities, public and private, as well as [the University System of Maryland] will be part of helping to push forward the solution to the issue," Gansler said, "whether it's changing the culture of bystander intervention or...