Category: Title IX

By Scott Limmer

An attorneys blog about criminal law and procedure, college discipline, Title IX and cases of Interest

Department of Education’s New Title IX Guidance Draws Lawsuit

Last September 7, in a speech at George Mason University in northern Virginia, Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the Department of Education (DOE) would soon abandon its current guidance, issued during the Obama administration, on how colleges should handle complaints of sexual discrimination, harassment or misconduct. Fifteen days later, DOE followed through by issuing what it […]

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Trial Lawyers Hit Title IX Hearings as Lacking Fairness, Due Process

According to a new report by the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), university students accused in campus hearings of sexual misconduct are “deprived of their fundamental fairness,” and procedures set by colleges and universities in response to a legal mandate enforced by the federal Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) are in […]

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