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March 26, 2018

Enforcing Title IX: a conundrum for colleges

Inappropriate sexual contact of any kind, and certainly sexual violence and assault, is not only offensive, dangerous and often criminal but also anathema to the safe and welcoming environments for learning, maturation and socialization that colleges strive to be and to market to their tuition paying students and prospective students. College campuses though are not […]
March 26, 2018

Some background on Title IX and why it covers sexual misconduct claims at colleges

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq., with its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106) (“Title IX”) is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded education programs. Since every public college and virtually every private university in the U.S. receives some federal funding – which […]