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Glossary Term: Jurisdiction to Investigate

Definition:

The legal authority to investigate under the Sexual Violence Misconduct policy, which is limited by the following: (i) the allegations must be made against an individual who was a member of the University community at the time of the alleged sexual violence/misconduct and at the time the report was submitted; (ii) the alleged conduct must fall within the definition of sexual violence/misconduct; and (iii) the alleged conduct must have a real and substantial connection to the University.

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