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Lawsuits

Read: Georgia Tech Student Killed by Police Placed 911 Call, Left Suicide Notes

Georgia Tech Student Killed by Police Placed 911 Call, Left Suicide Notes

The Georgia Tech student who was shot and killed by campus police was the one who placed the 911 call to report a suspicious person with their description.

Read: Teacher Indicted on 13 Counts of Sexual Abuse Faces More Claims

Teacher Indicted on 13 Counts of Sexual Abuse Faces More Claims

The former teacher’s abuse allegations date back to the mid-1990s and include claims from students in Utah, Montana and New Mexico.

Read: Police Report Claims Paterno Knew of Earlier Sandusky Abuse Allegation

Police Report Claims Paterno Knew of Earlier Sandusky Abuse Allegation

When another coach told Paterno he had witnessed Sandusky abusing a young boy, he said it was “the second complaint of this nature he had received,” according to the report.

Read: UC Sues Trump Administration over DACA Repeal

UC Sues Trump Administration over DACA Repeal

UC President Janet Napolitano was secretary of the Department of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013 and helped create the DACA program.

Read: Calif. School District to Spend $200K More on Title IX Investigations

Calif. School District to Spend $200K More on Title IX Investigations

The Title IX investigations cover sexual violence, harassment and misconduct.

Read: Colleges See Rise in Lawsuits from Students Accused of Sexual Assault

Colleges See Rise in Lawsuits from Students Accused of Sexual Assault

A five-year study conducted by United Educators found that the average lawsuit filed against colleges by alleged sexual assault perpetrators costs $187,000.

Read: Expelled Michigan Tech Student Awarded $42K in Settlement

Expelled Michigan Tech Student Awarded $42K in Settlement

The man was expelled after a former student shared part of his presumably threatening social media post with the school’s president and police chief.

Read: Families Awarded $150M for Deadly 1998 Jonesboro School Shooting

Families Awarded $150M for Deadly 1998 Jonesboro School Shooting

Five people were killed in 1998 when two boys, ages 11 and 13, pulled the school’s fire alarm and shot at students and teachers as they evacuated.

Read: Trans Students Win Legal Battles Amidst Trump Administration Changes

Trans Students Win Legal Battles Amidst Trump Administration Changes

Despite changes to transgender rights by the Trump administration, trans students have seen recent victories in legal battles for their school rights.

Read: UT Knoxville Opens Title IX Office Following $2.5 Million Lawsuit

UT Knoxville Opens Title IX Office Following $2.5 Million Lawsuit

UT Knoxville announced the opening of its new Title IX office on Tuesday after a report says the school fostered a “hostile sexual environment”.

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