Court Rulings

Read: 3 Michigan State Alumnae Ask Supreme Court to Reverse Title IX Ruling

3 Michigan State Alumnae Ask Supreme Court to Reverse Title IX Ruling

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled the women failed to prove Michigan State’s deliberate indifference led to further sexual harassment.

Read: UNC-Chapel Hill Fined $1.5 Million for Clery Violations

UNC-Chapel Hill Fined $1.5 Million for Clery Violations

The settlement comes after a six-year investigation by the Department of Education found “persistent failure” in its compiling of campus crime statistics.

Read: Armed Madison (Ohio) Teachers Must Have Police-Level Training, Court Rules

Armed Madison (Ohio) Teachers Must Have Police-Level Training, Court Rules

A group of parents sued Madison Local Schools for its concealed weapons policy which only required 26 hours of training for armed teachers and staff.

Read: Univ. of Michigan Sexual Misconduct Policy Unconstitutional, Judge Rules

Univ. of Michigan Sexual Misconduct Policy Unconstitutional, Judge Rules

The judge ruled a student accused of sexual assault is entitled to a live hearing with the opportunity to cross-examine his accuser.

Read: Judge Dismisses 1 of 2 Title IX Lawsuits Against Univ. of Arizona

Judge Dismisses 1 of 2 Title IX Lawsuits Against Univ. of Arizona

The lawsuit was filed a year after University of Arizona football player Orlando Bradford was arrested for physically abusing two female students.

Read: Agnes Scott College Settles Decade-Long False Arrest Lawsuit

Agnes Scott College Settles Decade-Long False Arrest Lawsuit

The lawsuit said campus police did not conduct a thorough investigation after a woman was falsely accused of sexually assaulting a student in 2009.

Read: Split Verdict in Sexual Assault Trial of Ex-Temple University Fraternity President

Split Verdict in Sexual Assault Trial of Ex-Temple University Fraternity President

The fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi, was suspended in April 2018 after at least three women said they were sexually assaulted at the house.

Read: Univ. of Illinois Settles Free Speech Lawsuit Over Trump Protest Incident

Univ. of Illinois Settles Free Speech Lawsuit Over Trump Protest Incident

Three students filed a lawsuit against UI for issuing a no-contact directive after a student grabbed one of the plaintiff’s phones during a campus protest.

Read: Appeals Court Overturns Student’s Resisting Arrest, Battery Convictions

Appeals Court Overturns Student’s Resisting Arrest, Battery Convictions

The court ruled the officer failed to give the student clear or direct orders or to give a warning before he forced him to the ground and handcuffed him.

Read: First Circuit Splits from Sixth Circuit, Dept. of Ed. on Title IX Due Process

First Circuit Splits from Sixth Circuit, Dept. of Ed. on Title IX Due Process

The Sixth Circuit ruled having a neutral party interview the complainant and respondent in a Title IX matter met constitutional due process principles.

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